New Jersey Law Review for Massage Professionals

About the Course
This course will guide the massage therapist through major features of the laws governing the massage/bodywork profession in New Jersey.  Key elements will be defined in cited terms as well as explained in clear, everyday language.  Throughout this concise lesson, we untangle the often complicated terminology and bring the concepts to life so the massage professional can proceed confidently in navigating the dynamic, ever-evolving field of massage and  bodywork.  From scope of practice, forms of business, insurance and the latest NJ state updates, this course will present the crucial area of massage law so the professional can continue with confidence to safely serve his/her clients.

Learning Outcomes
  • Define massage/bodywork scope of practice as defined by the state of New Jersey 
  • Define negligence per New Jersey statutes 
  • List responsibilities for reporting employment changes 
  • Describe the elements of a legal contract 
  • Recite renewal procedures and deadlines 
About the Author
Jim Menz began his career in health and wellness in 1992.  Since then, he has worked with a spectrum of clients in community, athletic and rehabilitative settings.  He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, a Corrective Exercise Specialist, holds a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science and a post- graduate certificate in Rehabilitative Science.  He is licensed for massage therapy in New Jersey, where he maintains a practice in corrective exercise and bodywork.

How to Receive Credit:
  • Watch the entire presentation which requires a 1-hour commitment of time.
  • Complete a mandatory test (a passing score of 70% is required). Test questions link content to learning objectives as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention.
  • Provide required personal and payment information.
  • Complete the mandatory course evaluation.
  • Print your Certificate of Completion.
Resolution of Conflict of Interest:
Planners, faculty, and others in control of content (either individually or as a group) have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement
It is the policy of Colibri Healthcare, LLC not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.

Accreditations and Approvals
Colibri Healthcare, LLC is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (Provider #450215-06). Most states accept courses approved by this board. Colibri Healthcare, LLC is also approved by the following: Florida Board of Massage Therapy – (Provider #50-4007); Georgia Board of Massage Therapy - (CE Broker Reporting #50-4007);  Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (Massage Sponsor #245.000081); Louisiana Board of Massage Therapy (Provider #LAP0291); New York State Education Department (sponsor #00038); South Carolina Massage/Bodywork Panel - (CE Broker Reporting #50-4007); and, Texas Board of Massage Therapy (provide #CE1988).
Target Audience(s)
?    Massage Therapists

The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. 

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