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Obligations and Standards for Massage Therapists 


Massage Therapists are bound to a Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice to ensure they are fulfilling their professional obligations. These Standards of Practice and Ethics have been agreed to nationally. MTAM Members follow By-Laws of the Association and practice recommendations that are created by the Board on behalf of members. 

                             


National Standards
These competencies and performance indicators are used as a base across Canada by Regulators, Associations, and Massage Therapy Educators to ensure the profession is moving toward one minimum standard of practice expectations. 

 


Policies & Practice Recommendations
MTAM Policies and Practice Recommendations are discussed debated and researched by members, for members.

Acupuncture Policy                                        Advertising & Marketing Policy                 Criminal Record Check Policy      

                                

Criminal Convictions Policy                          Privacy & Personal Information Policy     Transitioning of Members Policy

                          

 


Practice Recommendations

Osteopathing Students Practicing              Alcohol in Spas and Clinics                   Preventing Insurance Fraud                   

                     

Title & Credentials in Practice                    Practicing in Other Jursidictions         

          

 


Guide to Independent Contractors vs. Employees for RMT's & Clinics


Relationship Boundaries in Healthcare

Thanks to the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia for permission to use the following Boundaries document. The information is well presented and is wholly applicable to Registered Massage Therapists. This is the same Document used by our colleagues at the College of Physiotherpists of Manitoba.