Professional Ethics, Roles, and Boundaries in Massage Therapy, 2 CE

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Course Description

Professional Ethics, Role and Boundaries, 2 CE

The course on “Professional Ethics, Roles and Boundaries” will explore the professional role of the massage therapist in the therapeutic relationship.
Having the ability to “read” different situations and “redirect energy” is vital in today’s society and in our field.
Students will have the opportunity to learn how to effectively handle complex psychology situations that are relevant to the massage therapy field. Topics to be covered include:
  • Power Differentials
  • Personal Ethics vs. Professional Ethics
  • Client / Therapist Relationships
  • How to Establish and Maintain Professional Boundaries
  • Various Boundaries; What They Are
  • Communication; Verbal and Non-Verbal
  • Trauma and Emotional First Aid in Session
  • Sexual Boundaries, Sexual Abuse and Statics
  • Prevention of Sexual Abuse in the Workplace
  • Dual Relationships
  • Dynamics of Relationships
  • Transference / Counter-Transference
  • Drama Triangle vs. Empowerment Triangle
**All courses are fully online with immediate grading and instant, printable certification. Courses are available for one year from date of purchase.

Test Questions and Taking the Test

  • The exam questions are available for your review below.
  • All answers are based on multiple choice.
  • Take the test as many times as you like.
  • The answers are highlighted throughout the course material.
  • At the end of each lesson, you must click the MARK COMPLETE button to move ahead to the next section.
  • Once you’ve completed each section, complete the COURSE EVALUATION to move ahead to the EXAM QUESTIONS.
  • Once you’ve passed the exam with a 70%, you may print or download and save your certificate.
  • You may take the exam as many times as you like 
  • Once you’ve complete the course, return to MY ACCOUNT to take your next course.
  • You must MARK COMPLETE at the bottom of each lesson to move ahead to the next lesson.
Exam Questions can be downloaded and printed in Lesson One of the course
  1. Define “Power Differentials”
  2. What is a “Boundary”?
  3. What is considered a “boundary” in massage?
  4. Where can a massage therapist learn more about boundaries in massage?
  5. What is a “non-verbal” clue that a client might show during a massage?
  6. Why does a massage therapist offer “Emotional First-Aid”?
  7. What issues does “sexual misconduct” encompass?
  8. In order to protect yourself legally, what should you do?
  9. What should you consider before hiring someone?
  10. What are the different roles in the “Drama Triangle”?


5 reviews for Professional Ethics, Roles, and Boundaries in Massage Therapy, 2 CE

  1. Jeannette

    You’ll find information that has never been covered in any other course!

  2. Jim

    Loved this class! Thanks!

  3. Jill

    Great course. Jammed packed with info

  4. Bill

    Learned alot

  5. Paul

    Absolutely the best professional ethics class I have ever taken!

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All courses are completely online. Each course exam is graded instantly and, once you pass the multiple choice exam with 70%, your "Certificate of Completion" is immediately available for printing. All course information is available for one year from the date of purchase. The student has an unlimited number of opportunities to pass the exam.

Exams consist of either 5, 10 or 15 multiple choice questions. The exam may be downloaded and printed in advance for easier studying.


All of our courses have NCBTMB approval.