Approved for Continuing Education

Approved by NCBTMB for 1 CEU for massage therapists.


*Please note: In order to be eligible for CE credit, you must register with your full name (as it appears on your professional license) and your license state and number.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome!

    • About the Instructor

  • 2

    Part One

    • Introduction

    • What Is The Issue?

    • Skins, Scars & Stiffness

    • Tissue that is a little out of the ordinary

    • Types of scars

    • What needs to change?

  • 3

    Part Two

    • Inflammation and the Lymphatic System

    • Excerpt from Understanding Lymphedema

    • More about the lymphatics

    • The lymphatic system 3D animation

    • Even more about lymphatics

    • Excerpt from Lisa Hodge, Joint Conference, Nov. 2015

    • Lymphatics and wound healing

  • 4

    Part Three

    • Octopus & Iceberg

    • Clinical Presentation

    • Closing Thoughts

  • 5

    Final Quiz

    • Final Quiz for Intro to Scar Management

  • 6

    Resources

    • Nancy's book!

Instructor

Guest Instructor

Nancy Keeney Smith

Nancy Keeney Smith is co-author of Traumatic Scar Tissue Management: Massage Therapy Principles, Practice and Protocols. She is a Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Manual Lymph Drainage Therapist, and a Florida and NCTMB Provider of Scar Management Workshops. Nancy’s Working with Matured Scar Tissue workshop has been taught internationally to massage school students, LMT’s, PT’s and OT’s. Nancy is a member of the Associate Research Team at the Florida School of Massage in Gainesville, Florida, founder and Director of The Happy Plus Foundation, 2nd Vice-President of the AMTA Florida Chapter, member of the American Burn Association, the National Lymphedema Association and the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors. Her private practice in Gainesville, Florida includes treatment of burn survivors, clients battling cancer, mastectomy scar management, as well as others with traumatic scarring. Nancy consults with physical and occupational therapists on burn massage techniques and on developing a long term protocol for scar management after care programs.

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