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cover image - Business and Professional Skills for Massage Therapists,1st Edition
ISBN: 9780323057189
Publication Date: 12-14-2009
Page Count: 368
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $50.95

Business and Professional Skills for Massage Therapists, 1st Edition

by Sandy Fritz, MS, BCTMB, CMBE

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cover image - Business and Professional Skills for Massage Therapists,1st Edition
ISBN: 9780323057189
Publication Date: 12-14-2009
Page Count: 368
Imprint: Mosby
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Trust expert massage author, educator and business owner, Sandy Fritz, to prepare your students for the business world of massage therapy. This authoritative guide delivers a working knowledge of the skills and concepts massage students need to become successful employees or business owners. Its engaging, student-friendly approach, accompanied by comprehensive support tools, helps you save time and prepares students for whatever real-world professional challenges they may encounter.
    • Renowned massage educator and business owner Sandy Fritz presents a practical, proven business philosophy for success in massage therapy practice.
    • Focus on need-to-know business skills for complete success as an employee or the owner of a massage therapy practice.
    • A companion CD with practice management software provides hands-on experience creating client records, setting appointments, entering documentation, and more.
    • Self-Reflection boxes put concepts into a realistic context through Sandy Fritz’s personal experiences in massage practice.
    • Learning Activity boxes reinforce your understanding and challenge you to apply what you’ve learned in an engaging workbook format.
    • Good Stuff from the Government boxes alert you to helpful government resources and help you ensure compliance with federal regulations.
    • Mentor boxes provide real-world insight and advice from experts in massage and business management for successful practice.
    • More than 200 realistic photos and illustrations clarify concepts and familiarize you with typical practice settings and essential forms, records, office equipment, and supplies.
    • Evolve Resources link you to templates for building resumes, letters, advertisements, forms for documentation, and client histories, plus small business resources, annotated web links, a glossary of key terms from the text, and additional exercises and case studies.
  • 1. The Business of Massage Therapy

    2. Being a Professional

    3. Focus on the Client

    4. Legal and Ethical Issues in the Massage Professional Practice

    5. Technology in the Massage Practice

    6. Massage Business Office Design

    7. Documentation

    8. Storage of Business Records

    9. Written Communications

    10. Telecommunications for the Massage Business

    11. Appointment Management Systems

    12. Marketing the Massage Therapy Business

    13. Inventory Systems and Supply Ordering

    14. Insurance Reimbursement for Massage Therapy Services

    15. Accounting Concepts

    16. Managing Money

    17. Maintaining a Safe Work Environment

    18. Planning and Managing Your Career Path

  • Sandy Fritz, MS, BCTMB, CMBE, Founder, Owner, Director, and Head Instructor, Health Enrichment Center, School of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, Lapeer, Michigan
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