Controlling Infectious Agents in the Massage Room

Current Status
Not Enrolled
Get Started

Welcome to Controlling Infectious Agents in the Massage Room

My name is Michael and I am your NCBTMB Approved continuing education provider. Thanks for taking my course!

To earn your 3 hours of continuing education credit you must read this course (easy) and then take a short quiz on what you read (less easy, but honestly, still not hard).

Taking the quiz
You will find the link to take the quiz at the end of the course.

Target Audience
This continuing education course has been designed to meet the educational needs of massage therapists.

Degree of Difficulty
Beginner/Entry Level

Course type
Text (written material)

Course Description
We all know that hygiene and sanitation are important elements of massage practice. This course goes into detail explaining why, with a look at the potential bacteria, fungus and viruses that you can, and probably do, come into contact with every day. Updated with CDC recommended COVID-19 Protocols!

Educational Objectives
Upon completion of this home study continuing education course, the massage practitioner should be able to:

  • List four examples of dangerous fungus.
  • List the modes of transmission.
  • List three types of harmful bacteria.
  • Name two examples of animal parasites.
  • Describe the proper hygiene requirements for massage therapy.
  • Explain how Norovirus and Influenza are transmitted.

This course is presented for educational purposes only. It was developed and marketed specifically for massage therapists that are required to obtain continuing education hours for licensing purposes. The author is not giving medical, legal or other professional advice.

This course is classified as “Cognitive” learning, meaning that there is no hands-on portion.

12 Hour Daily Limit
Please be advised that our school limits our students to 12 hours of continuing education per day (four of our 3-hour courses). So if you need 36 hours of continuing education be prepared to space it out over three days.