Hospital-Based Massage Therapy for Seriously-Ill Patients

The Massage Therapy Program at the Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, is offering training to licensed massage therapists or nationally certified massage therapists interested in learning to work with seriously ill patients and their families across care settings.

This program will enable the massage practitioner to develop skills to work safely and effectively in the acute care setting with seriously ill patients. The Faculty for this program are an interdisciplinary team of licensed massage therapists, advanced practice nurses, and physicians who work in the nationally recognized palliative care program at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.

National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) and NY State Approved Provider

The Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute is an approved provider (#450746-08) through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB). Attendees will receive 12 Continuing Education Hours.

“The Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute at Mount Sinai School of Medicine is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider and is also sponsored by NCBTMB to teach New York LMTs continuing education that is accepted by the state of New York for license renewal.”

Approved provider (#450746-08)
12 Continuing Education Hours

April 26-27, 2014
Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Workshop Agenda [PDF]
Workshop Registration Form [PDF]
Registered Attendee Needs Assessment [PDF]

Early Bird Registration: $370.00 (Nov 1 - Feb 1, 2014)
Registration: $425.00 (Feb 1, 2014 - March 31, 2014)
Late registration: $450.00 (After March 31, 2014)

Tuition includes course materials and lunch.

Early registration is recommended.

To register, please follow instructions on attached registration form.

For further information, please contact:
Mariellen Giordano
Administrative Coordinator
E-mail: mariellen.giordano@mssm.edu

This program is sponsored by:
Balm Foundation
Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine


Contact Us

Fellowship Academic Coordinator
Tel: 212-241-8110

Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
One Gustave L. Levy Place
Box 1070
New York, NY 10029-6574