ANITA BENEDICTIS, LMT has had a private massage practice for over 27 years and has been teaching massage courses for over 15 years. She was the Level II massage instructor at the Community College of Baltimore-Essex, original director of the Massage Institute of Maryland and is an NCBTMB provider teaching Basic Cupping for Massage Therapists, Orthopedic Cupping, Ethics, and Communicable Disease classes. Anita also worked at Mercy Medical Center with the Oncology and Orthopedic Department. She has been a member of the Maryland Sports Massage Team and Body Mason Sports Massage. Anita has been organizing continuing education events for massage therapists for over 20 years.

“Communicable Diseases:

What You Should Know and What You Can Do”

This Communicable Disease class will cover the top 10 communicable diseases (including HIV/Aids, influenza, gastroenteritis, common cold, MRSA, pneumococcal, fungus) using lecture and interactive student participation. Proper sanitation procedures based on OSHA standards will also be presented along with ideas for organic and environmentally friendly sanitary practices which can be used in the treatment room and as a healthy self-care practice. This is an interesting class which hopes to present new and updated information for the massage professional to keep themselves and their clients safe.

Fri., 4/27 1-4pm 3 CEs Sun., 4/29 1-4pm 3 CEs

Bring: writing utensil, a healthy attitude

NCBTMB Provider #1111