Based on the book "Ethics for the New Millennium" by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, this course presents a moral system of ethics for your consideration including universal principles of compassion for oneself and others and restraint from causing harm. While exploring ethics for the individual and for society, this course will improve your ability to treat each person with respect, dignity and worth, adhere to ethical boundaries and safeguard the therapeutic relationship. Applicable to all practice settings.
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Brooke Sigmon, LMT
This was a very interesting course. I really enjoyed it.
Sara Lewis, LMP
After 20 years of being a massage therapist, it was a relief to find a course to meet the ethics requirement that wasn't just recycling the same basic material - I really enjoyed the different way of engagement with reading the Dalai Lama's treatise on ethics, even if it took me longer than many classes to complete.
Maura O'Connor, LMT
I really enjoyed the book, however it took me well over 6 hours to complete this course. The entire book needed to be read in order to answer the questions on the test.
I am not a native English speaker and I found your courses very interesting.
Leslie Green, LMT
Sharon Burch holds a Masters Degree in Nursing and has been practicing as a nurse since 1974. She is currently a Registered Nurse in the state of Arkansas. Additionally, Ms. Burch studied under many of today's leaders in massage therapy and bodywork during the 1980s, became Nationally Certified through the NCBTMB in 1993 and holds a professional membership with the AMTA.
As founder of Health Positive!, Ms. Burch has created over 60 home study nursing and massage continuing education programs, performed over 65 public, live educational presentations, has written two published books, served as a member on the NCBTMB Continuing Education committee and was a founding member of the National Association of Nurse Massage Therapists.
Sharon is an instructor on many of the Institute's programs and has authored and co-authored various ethics courses and additional titles such as Touch for the Seriously Ill, Stress Reduction Through Bodywork, Staying Well – Naturally, Cardiopulmonary Health and Illness, Chronic Pain Management, Marketing Massage in Four Easy Steps, Preventing Medical Errors, HIV Update for Massage Therapists and Bodyworkers, Understanding HIV, Massage for Edema and more.
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