BIG 3 Ethics, Florida Law, Prevention of Medical Errors
Instructor: Pete Whitridge, BA, LMT
FL Laws and Rules Review 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Prevention of Medical Errors 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Ethical Considerations in Massage 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Have FUN while completing the 6 hours of core requirements for your massage therapy license renewal. You can take one or more of these classes. Each topic is independent and will cover the issues and changes in our growing profession.
Network with your colleagues, get peer feedback and enjoy a lively round table discussion focused on the legal, ethical and medical considerations of practicing massage therapy.
Issues covered include client/therapist relationships, working with the disabled and differently abled populations, appropriate touch and draping issues, filing a complaint against an unethical or dangerous practitioner, and preventing medical errors and injuries to your clients. There will be ample opportunity for questions as well as sharing personal situations that have occurred in your own practice.
We will cover pertinent changes to Florida Law governing the practice of Massage Therapy so you will be current on legal issues that could affect you.
FL Provider 50-1587
BIO: Pete’s been a licensed massage therapist since 1988. He is a founder and Past President of the Alliance for Massage Therapy Education and has dedicated his career to helping establish high standards in massage therapy education. He teaches throughout the US and is a frequent speaker at FSMTA, FCA and AMTA meetings, and conventions. Pete has served on the FL Board of Massage Therapy. He received the FSMTA Charles Canfield Award for service to the massage profession in 2004. He was inducted into the Massage Therapy Hall of Fame in 2016 at the World Massage Festival. He lives in Fort Pierce, FL with his wife Lee. They travel frequently and will be visiting our town.
“These classes were so much more fun to take with my colleagues than online. Excellent discussions and “food for thought”. RS
“I never realized how much fun these dry subjects could be. Loved all the laughter and interaction with other local therapists while learning useful information.” AH