Massage & Skin Conditions


Massage therapists encounter a variety of common skin diseases. These trusted courses—both online and at the AMTA 2015 National Convention—will help prepare you for skin conditions in your practice.

Online Course: Massage & Skin Conditions (3 CE Hours)

Get a brief overview of bacterial, viral and fungal skin conditions, and whether massage is indicated or contraindicated. Explore the anatomy and physiology of skin and the pathological features producing skin disease. Get started >>

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Talking to Your Clients About Skin Cancer (2 CE Hours)

The American Academy of Dermatology will discuss what massage therapists should know about skin cancer. Get tips on different types of cancer and how you can comfortably approach a client about a lesion. Learn more >>

Infections in the Clinic—How to Protect Your Workplace (2 CE Hours)

Common infections can affectand infectyour clinic. Learn how bacteriaincluding methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)causes skin infections, typical signs/symptoms, massage contraindications and how to safeguard and clean up your clinic. Learn more >>

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