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Hospital-Based Massage Therapy:
Boston Medical Center
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In an urban hospital serving Bostonís lowest-income populations, Paula Gardiner, a family physician, ensures that massage therapy touches as many patients as possible, regardless of ability to pay. At Boston Medical Center, massage therapy is part of a vibrant integrative medicine department that also includes yoga, a community garden, classes in cooking and nutrition, and a food pantry. Paula shares the fine points of how it works: a specific mix of paid staff, volunteers, and an educational internship to provide massage to patients.


This webinar is part of the series Hospital-Based Massage Therapy: Successes, Challenges, and Sound Advice

 

Some things you will learn in this webinar:

    How a hospital can build massage therapy capacity by educating residents, fellows, and attending physicians

    Why electronic massage charting benefits the patient, hospital staff, and the massage therapy program

    How massage therapy can ease patientsí symptoms and lighten the nursing load

    How creative funding combinations can sustain massage therapy in multiple areas of the hospital

 

Paula Gardiner, MD, MPH, practices family medicine and serves as the Assistant Director of the Program for Integrative Medicine and Healthcare Disparities at Boston Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts.  Trained as an herbalist, she is also a champion of massage therapy.  Dr. Gardiner is an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine.


Fee:

$28 for this webinar


CE Hours:

1.5 CE hours for this webinar

(Approved through NCBTMB, NYS, and FL CE Broker)






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