Accommodating Clients with Diabetes
$45 members / $75 non-members 3 CE credits Video
This course examines diabetes and explains the steps you should take as a massage therapist when treating clients with this condition. Learn about the types of diabetes, how they affect the body and ways to (in a massage therapy setting) manage complications both from the disease and the medications prescribed to patients.
When you finish this course, you will be able to:
- Describe how massage therapists can assist the growing number of people with diabetes.
- Define types, symptoms, causes and possible controls for types 1 and 2 diabetes.
- Describe the etiology, signs, symptoms and treatments for types 1 and 2 diabetes.
- List contraindications for massage therapy for those with diabetes.
Additional Diabetes CE
Research on and Treatment of Diabetes
$30 members / $50 non-members 2 CE credits
Review diabetes research that focuses on new approaches and the science behind them. Take a look at how kidney disease, stress and retinopathy affect and are affected by diabetes. Get tips on ways to connect and communicate with health care workers who have patients with diabetes.
Massage Therapy for Clients with Diabetes
$60 members / $100 non-members 4 CE credits
Review the types, risks, symptoms, treatment and complications of diabetes. Explore the effects of diabetes on pregnancies and the complementary adjunct therapies available. Learn methods to successfully expand your massage therapy practice to include clients with diabetes.
Members Save on Massage CE!
AMTA offers the highest quality CE and our members save up to 40% on massage therapy continuing education. AMTA makes it easy to update your skills, earn CE credit for state licenses and stay up-to-date on the best techniques to help your clients.
AMTA offers 90+ online courses, including six courses that count toward the new AMTA/NCBTMB Sports Massage Specialty Certificate. Earn face-to-face CE credit at our two annual education events, the AMTA National Convention and AMTA Schools Summit.