Massage Ethics - Moving Forward
This course approved for 3 credits hours by NCBTMB
The subject of Ethics, as it pertains to allied health professions, has become associated
with a few specific topic areas, to the exclusion of important thinking and cognitive skills.
Certainly issues such as appropriate relationships and privacy are important, but the subject
of ethics shouldn’t stop there.
Modern culture presents the health professional with challenges unique to contemporary America.
Health Ethics presents the professional with skills to address present issues such as health care reform, social media, and filtering information propagated through various formats.Critical thinking and the Scientific Method are emphasized, along with several paradigms for making challenging decisions.These methods will be applied to vital contemporary obstacles as well as traditional issues.Health Ethics presents an updated, comprehensive approach to facing the day by day situations of our profession.
Jim began his health & wellness career as a Certified Personal Trainer in 1992 and was certified in massage therapy the following year.In his career he has worked with a spectrum of clients in community, athletic and rehabilitative settings.He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, a Corrective Exercise Specialist, holds a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science and a Post Graduate Certificate in Rehabilitative Science.Early in his education career, Jim created the curriculum used by the largest personal training school in the country.Jim has been a college instructor for 11 years and has constructed programs in Exercise Science and Massage Therapy for 2 colleges in New Jersey.He is an adjunct faculty member of Health and Exercise Science at Rowan University and conducts a series of lectures for health professionals in New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Dallas and throughout Florida.An engaging and energetic instructor, Jim has presented at a numerous continuing education events for trainers, massage therapists, coaches and nurses since 2004.