SMT1162:LEGAL ASPECTS OF THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE

This course introduces the student to the legal issues that a massage therapist faces. Topics to be covered include massage therapy’s scope and standards of practice, confidentiality, management of patient health information (PHI) and license regulations required at the federal, state and local levels. The importance of professional associations and continuing education are discussed. The student will leave the course with all legal documents required by Minnesota law and documents that meet or exceed best practice standards.

Credits: 0.50
Lecture Hours: 2.0

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