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Continuing Education (CEs)

Although Continuing Education is a requirement to maintain your AHS Association Membership and/or your NBCA Certification, it is equally important that you regularly update your skills. Whether you need to fulfill 12 or 15 continuing education units per year, the AHS affiliate associations provide a multitude of opportunities to obtain required CEs to keep your membership and/or certification current and in good standing. All AHS sponsored seminars and continuing education programs are approved by the National Board Certification Agency and all AHS association affiliates to fulfill annual certification renewal requirements. All of our CE programs and seminars are NCBTMB approved.

  • Attend an AHS sponsored seminar
  • Complete an AHS CE Program from the listing below.
  • Take a seminar or complete a program that is not AHS sponsored, yet is approved by AHS for subject matter, presentation and content.

Please contact AHS for pre-approval of CE seminars and programs to ensure all anticipated hours can be counted towards membership and certification renewal requirements if necessary.

  • All continuing education programs must be reviewed and accepted by AHS for membership renewal and by the NBCA for certification renewal.
  • Neither the AHS nor the NBCA will accept continuing education programs that do not meet academic and scientific criteria.
  • Neither the AHS nor the NBCA will accept continuing education programs that are not based upon accepted medical and scientific principles and standards of care.

The following continuing education programs are designed to be done at home, on your own computer and at your own pace!

  • CEs and Certificates of Completion will be awarded upon successful completion of the accompanying program quiz.  A minimum score of 70% is required to receive all eligible CEs for each program.
  • NOTE:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.

All CE Programs are NCBTMB APPROVED PROGRAMS
Important:  Massage therapist continuing education requirements and rules vary from state to state.  Please verify that a continuing education program meets your states massage therapist continuing education requirements before you purchase a program.  If you have questions or need assistance, please contact the American Health Source administrative office.


Building a Successful and Profitable Practice
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
This program offers information regarding the formation and operation of a medical massage therapy practice including the legal structure and formation of a corporation, business operations, and patient management. Upon completion of the course material and of the accompanying quiz, three (3) CEs are awarded with a certificate of completion for this continuing education program from American Health Source which is an NCBTMB approved CE provider.
Note 1:  Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued after purchase.
Note 2:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.


$45 - Online Program


Ethics, Professional Boundaries, Sexual Misconduct, Pain and Patient Symptom Management, and Implicit Bias
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
This program will impress upon you the importance of developing a clear understanding of the "ethics of caring." It will also stimulate and provoke thought and self-exploration regarding your professional and personal ethics. The course material also includes sexual boundaries, massage law, understanding pain and patient symptom management as well as implicit bias. (This CE program meets the mandatory CE requirements for many states toward massage therapist license renewal) Upon completion of the course material and of the accompanying quiz, eight (8) CEs are awarded with a certificate of completion for this continuing education program from American Health Source which is an NCBTMB approved CE provider.
Note 1:  Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued after purchase.
Note 2:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.


$120 - Online Program


Ethics, Professional Boundaries, and Sexual Misconduct
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
This program will impress upon you the importance of developing a clear understanding of the "ethics of caring." It will also stimulate and provoke thought and self-exploration regarding your professional and personal ethics. The course material also includes information on sexual boundaries and massage law. These topics are mandatory requirements for license renewal in many states. Upon completion of the course material and of the accompanying quiz, three (3) CEs are awarded with a certificate of completion for this continuing education program from American Health Source which is an NCBTMB approved CE provider.
Note 1:  Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued after purchase.
Note 2:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.


$45 - Online Program


Fundamentals of Homeosomatic Medical Massage Therapy
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
This is an introduction to the fundamental principles of medical massage. This course covers medical massage therapy from its history and development, the training and education of medical massage therapists, basic theories and concepts of medical massage therapy, types and kinds of massage, a comparison of therapeutic and medical massage therapy, the physiological effects on the human body of both general massage and medical massage therapy, the philosophy of patient treatment, and medical massage patient and practice management. Upon completion of the course material and of the accompanying quiz, three (3) CEs are awarded with a certificate of completion for this continuing education program from American Health Source which is an NCBTMB approved CE provider.
Note 1:  Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued after purchase.
Note 2:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.


$45 - Online Program


General Pathology Musculo-skeletal Disorders- Back Pain, Chronic Fatigue and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Gout
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
In this program you will learn the causes, conditions, diagnoses, treatments, research, and general information regarding back pain, chronic fatigue and chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, and gout. Upon completion of the course material and of the accompanying quiz, three (3) CEs are awarded with a certificate of completion for this continuing education program from American Health Source which is an NCBTMB approved CE provider.
Note 1:  Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued after purchase.
Note 2:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.


$45 - Online Program


General Pathology Musculo-skeletal Disorders - Autoimmunity, Arthritis - Rheumatic Diseases Arthritis - Reactive Form, Osteonecrosis
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
In this program you will learn the causes, conditions, diagnoses, treatments, research, and general information regarding autoimmunity, arthritis - rheumatic diseases, arthritis the reactive form, and osteonecrosis. Upon completion of the course material and of the accompanying quiz, three (3) CEs are awarded with a certificate of completion for this continuing education program from American Health Source which is an NCBTMB approved CE provider.
Note 1:  Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued after purchase.
Note 2:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.


$45 - Online Program


General Pathology Skin and Skin Disorders - Including psoriasis, rosacea, shingles, vitiligo, alopecia areata and skin disease research
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
In this program you will learn the causes, conditions, diagnoses, treatments, research, and general information for skin disorders such as psoriasis, rosacea, shingles, vitiligo, alopecia areata and skin disease research. Upon completion of the course material and of the accompanying quiz, three (3) CEs are awarded with a certificate of completion for this continuing education program from American Health Source which is an NCBTMB approved CE provider.
Note 1:  Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued after purchase.
Note 2:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.


$45 - Online Program


General Pathology Skin and Skin Disorders - Skin rashes and general inflammation of the skin, acne, atopic dermatitis, and cancer of the skin
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
In this program you will learn the causes, conditions, diagnoses, treatments, the research, and general information for skin disorders. This CE program includes information on skin rashes and general inflammation of the skin, acne, atopic dermatitis, and cancer of the skin. Upon completion of the course material and of the accompanying quiz, three (3) CEs are awarded with a certificate of completion for this continuing education program from American Health Source which is an NCBTMB approved CE provider.
Note 1:  Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued after purchase.
Note 2:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.


$45 - Online Program


Guidelines for Professional Practice in Massage Therapy
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
Guidelines for Professional Practice in Massage reviews the main competencies needed by a massage therapist to provide safe and effective massage treatments. This continuing education course covers the selection, use, and maintenance of massage equipment and supplies as well as practice cross infection control, hygiene, and sanitation. This CE program meets requirements for ethics, professional boundaries, and sexual misconduct. Also covered are massage cautions and contraindications. Upon completion of the course material and of the accompanying quiz, three (3) CEs are awarded with a certificate of completion for this continuing education program from American Health Source which is an NCBTMB approved CE provider.
Note 1:  Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued after purchase.
Note 2:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.


$45 - Online Program


Homeosomatic Lymphedema Therapy
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
This information covers a series of treatment protocols for the management of disorders associated with the movement of fluid from interstitial tissue spaces and the movement of fluid through the lymphatic system. This lymphedema treatment program is one of the most advanced and comprehensive programs for the treatment of lymphedema diseases and disorders available. Upon completion of the course material and of the accompanying quiz, three (3) CEs are awarded with a certificate of completion for this continuing education program from American Health Source which is an NCBTMB approved CE provider.
Note 1:  Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued after purchase.
Note 2:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.


$45 - Online Program


Human Body Series - Endocrine and Reproductive Systems
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
This CE program is an introduction to the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the endocrine and reproductive systems of the human body, both male and female. Upon completion and submission of the accompanying quiz, three (3) CEs are awarded with a certificate of completion in this Continuing Education program from American Health Source.
Note 1:  Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued after purchase.
Note 2:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.


$45 - Online Program


Human Body Series - An Introduction to the 11 Human Body Systems
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
This CE program is an introduction to the human body's 11 systems and the concept of physiological homeostasis. Upon completion and submission of the accompanying quiz, three (3) CEs are awarded with a certificate of completion in this Continuing Education program from American Health Source.
Note 1:  Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued after purchase.
Note 2:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.


$45 - Online Program


Human Body Series - Musculo-Skeletal System
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
In this program you will learn the general anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the musculoskeletal system. Upon completion and submission of the accompanying quiz, three (3) CEs are awarded with a certificate of completion in this Continuing Education program from American Health Source.
Note 1:  Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued after purchase.
Note 2:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.


$45 - Online Program


Human Body Series - Respiratory and Circulatory Systems
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
This CE program is an introduction to the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the respiratory and cardiovascular systems of the human body, both male and female. Upon completion and submission of the accompanying quiz, three (3) CEs are awarded with a certificate of completion in this Continuing Education program from American Health Source.
Note 1:  Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued after purchase.
Note 2:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.


$45 - Online Program


Hygiene, Cross Infection, and Infection Control
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
Cross infection in the professional arena and in the office is a serious matter that requires continual management. This course will outline how to keep you, your staff, and your patients healthy with safe and effective care. Upon completion of the course material and of the accompanying quiz, three (3) CEs are awarded with a certificate of completion for this continuing education program from American Health Source which is an NCBTMB approved CE provider.
Note 1:  Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued after purchase.
Note 2:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.


$45 - Online Program


Insurance Billing for the Medical Massage Therapist
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
This program offers information regarding massage therapy insurance billing information and procedures, including understanding medical massage therapy and insurance codes for billing. Upon completion of the course material and of the accompanying quiz, three (3) CEs are awarded with a certificate of completion for this continuing education program from American Health Source which is NCBTMB approved.
Note 1:  Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued after purchase.
Note 2:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.


$45 - Online Program


Naturopathy and the Tradition of Clinical Hydrotherapy
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
Clinical hydrotherapy has long been a vital tool used by the massage therapist for the treatment and care of patients with the use of water to prevent and treat disease and promote health. A description of Naturopathy and its principles are also included. Upon completion of the course material and of the accompanying quiz, three (3) CEs are awarded with a certificate of completion for this continuing education program from American Health Source which is an NCBTMB approved CE provider.
Note 1:  Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued after purchase.
Note 2:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.


$45 - Online Program


Patient Advocacy, Ethics, Professional Boundaries, and Pain and Patient Management
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
The goal of a patient advocate program is to train people to work on a one-to-one basis with older adults, persons who are ill or hospitalized, and others who need assistance managing chronic illnesses and medical conditions. This American Health Source continuing education (CE) program will introduce you to the requirements of working with patients as a patient advocate. This CE program meets the mandatory CE requirements for many states toward massage therapist license renewal including CE hours in patient management, ethics and professional boundaries, and pain management. Upon completion of the course material and of the accompanying quiz, six (6) CEs are awarded with a certificate of completion for this continuing education program from American Health Source which is an NCBTMB approved CE provider.
Note 1:  Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued after purchase.
Note 2:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.


$95 - Online Program


Pressure Point Therapy; A Practical Approach
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
NOTE: This program is not approved for massage therapist license renewal in some states, please check your states regulatory rules.
This CE program is an introduction to the use of pain, myofascial, trigger, and motor points from a science-based viewpoint. This program will explain the clinical application of practical pressure point therapy as a form of manual therapy, as well as equip the therapist with the terminology necessary to properly comprehend and explain the effects of these therapies. This CE program includes a video demonstration of basic pressure point techniques. Upon completion and submission of the accompanying quiz, three (3) CEs are awarded with a certificate of completion in this Continuing Education program from American Health Source.
Note 1:  Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued after purchase.
Note 2:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.


$45 - Online Program


Sexual Misconduct, Definitions, and Risks - Ethics and Professional Boundaries
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
Ethics and Professional boundaries CE are a special hour mandatory requirement for massage therapist license renewal in most states that regulate massage therapy. This CE program is in the category of Ethics and Professional Boundaries and specifically addresses the topic of sexual misconduct. Upon completion of the course material and of the accompanying quiz, two (2) CEs are awarded with a certificate of completion for this continuing education program from American Health Source which is an NCBTMB approved CE provider.
Note 1:  Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued after purchase.
Note 2:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.


$30 - Online Program


Sports Massage Therapy Treatment Protocols
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
In this program you will learn the about the treatment protocols, techniques, and therapeutic modalities used in the treatment of sports injuries. The course content includes therapeutic exercise and topical treatments. Upon completion of the course material and of the accompanying quiz, three (3) CEs are awarded with a certificate of completion for this continuing education program from American Health Source which is an NCBTMB approved CE provider.
Note 1:  Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued after purchase.
Note 2:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.


$45 - Online Program


The Basic Principles of Therapeutic Kinesio-taping
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
Learn the basic principles of Kinesio-taping. This continuing education program investigates the fundamental physiological effects of kinsesio-tape Upon completion of this continuing education program participants will understand the basic principles and concepts of applying Kinesio-tape for the treatment of various acute and chronic musculo-skeletal and joint conditions. Upon completion of the course material and of the accompanying quiz, three (3) CEs are awarded with a certificate of completion for this continuing education program from American Health Source which is an NCBTMB approved CE provider.
Note 1:  Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued after purchase.
Note 2:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.


$45 - Online Program


Theories, Concepts and Protocols of Medical Massage Therapy
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
This program discusses the science and philosophy of Medical Massage Therapy and the foundation of soft tissue pathology. Assessment, surgical draping, patient positioning and anatomic postural folding are examined. Treat patients according to soft tissue tension and pain findings, with the Naprapathic approach as adapted to medical massage therapy. Upon completion of the course material and of the accompanying quiz, three (3) CEs are awarded with a certificate of completion for this continuing education program from American Health Source which is an NCBTMB approved CE provider.
Note 1:  Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued after purchase.
Note 2:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.


$45 - Online Program


Therapeutic Modalities for the Medical Massage Therapist
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
In this course you will learn to develop a clear understanding in the use of various kinds and types of therapeutic modalities including hot and cold, low-level laser, and percussion and high frequency vibration devices. Upon completion of the course material and of the accompanying quiz, three (3) CEs are awarded with a certificate of completion for this continuing education program from American Health Source which is an NCBTMB approved CE provider.
Note 1:  Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued after purchase.
Note 2:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.


$45 - Online Program


Trauma Informed Care
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
Trauma Informed Care discusses the central facts surrounding handling and understanding patients dealing with past trauma. This course explains what to be aware of when treating an individual with trauma and how to maintain comfort and emotional wellbeing during a treatment. Upon completion of the course material and of the accompanying quiz, three (3) CEs are awarded with a certificate of completion for this continuing education program from American Health Source which is an NCBTMB approved CE provider.
Note 1:  Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued after purchase.
Note 2:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.


$45 - Online Program


Understanding Advanced Medical Massage Therapy
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
This program reviews the theoretical principles, concepts, and methods of medical massage therapy, medical manual therapy, and Scandinavian Mobilization Therapy. Upon completion of the course material and of the accompanying quiz, three (3) CEs are awarded with a certificate of completion for this continuing education program from American Health Source which is an NCBTMB approved CE provider.
Note 1:  Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued after purchase.
Note 2:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.


$45 - Online Program


Understanding Myofascial Release and Trigger Points
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
This continuing education program on pain, patient management, hyperesthesia, trigger points and myofascial release meets most state requirements for training regarding pain and patient management. The course contains a review of trigger point and myofascial release therapy and techniques. Upon completion of the course material and of the accompanying quiz, three (3) CEs are awarded with a certificate of completion for this continuing education program from American Health Source which is an NCBTMB approved CE provider.
Note 1:  Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued after purchase.
Note 2:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.


$45 - Online Program


Your Spiritual DNA, Part 1 in the Holistic Study of Humankind: Mind, Body, and Spirit
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
Holistic health care is the study of the human mind and emotions, the physical body, and the soul or spirit. The better we understand the true nature of human reality the better we can holistically and organically care for our patients. This program is part of the holistic health series and is a look at what both science and religion tell us about our physical DNA and heredity and the nature of the human soul. This is an interfaith, secular, and non-secular investigation of the holistic nature of human beings. Upon completion of the course material and of the accompanying quiz, three (3) CEs are awarded with a certificate of completion for this continuing education program from American Health Source which is an NCBTMB approved CE provider.
Note 1:  Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued after purchase.
Note 2:  CE programs on this web page are for purchase by American Health Source and American Medical Massage Members Only.


$45 - Online Program

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