Ethical Dilemmas Fully Exposed

$15.00 members / $25.00 nonmembers     1.0 CE credits     Video

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Explore real scenarios that demonstrate the ethical decisions massage therapists make every day. Authors Adam and Nate use their experience and active teaching style to give attendees the tools needed to assess their decisions and feel comfortable addressing ethical issues with clients, other therapists and even family members. Topics include: scope of practice, professionalism, transference, and dual relationships.

This course is presented with a video and audio component and contains a downloadable PowerPoint presentation in PDF format to complement the course.


  • Describe four types of relationships
  • Identify personal and professional ethical boundaries and challenges based on examples presented.
  • Gain a foundation to evaluate common scenarios faced by massage therapists.


This course contains information that is proprietary. None of the material contained within this course may be used without the express written permission of AMTA unless otherwise indicated in the course. As a reminder, before practicing any new modalities or techniques, check with your state’s massage therapy regulatory authority to ensure they are within the state’s defined scope of practice for massage therapy.

About the author(s)

Nathan Nordstrom teaches at University of Western States. He has practiced in a retreat spa, medical offices, owned a day spa, and assisted on committees for both AMTA and NCBTMB.

Adam Parrott graduated from Ashmead College. He has worked as both an employee and a self-employed massage therapist. He is currently working on publishing a book on ethics and massage therapy.

Course approval codes

MS #178; LCEU0002230

Course expiration

Please note that you must complete each AMTA online learning course and pass the exam one year from the date of purchase. If you do not complete the course and pass the exam within one year, you will be required to re-purchase the course.


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