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Here are links to websites for some of the most important resources available for anyone considering or managing a hospital-based massage program. There are many more given in the HBMN book 1001 Sources to Build Your Hospital-Based Massage Program.

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1001 Sources to Build Your Hospital Massage Program: Extensive Lists of Associations, Trainings, Publications, Consultants, Books, Articles and Research American Holistic Nurses’ Association (AHNA) American Hospital Association (AHA) American Massage Therapy Association®(AMTA) Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) Best Hospitals 2006 Body Therapy Associates • Pre-and Perinatal Massage Therapy The Bodywork Knowledgebase: Library of Medical Massage, Locations of
www.suncoastii.com Bodywork for the Childbearing Year • Kate Jordan Seminars Bodywork List
The Bodywork List is a general page on massage therapy and energy work. Members freely discuss a myriad of relevant topics, and a daily internet digest on each day’s topics is available. This list has been active since 1996. This page is strongly recommended by Xerlan Geiser, owner of the Massage Therapy Institute of Oklahoma, Doug Alexander, editor of the Journal of Soft Tissue Manipulation, and Doug Helmer, author of the Massage Therapy Career Focus Workbook. CAM on PubMed Cancer Websites (More):
www.strang.org CDC National STD/AIDS Hotline Clean Hands Coalition (CHC)
"Handwashing is the single most important means of preventing the spread of infection." -- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Comfort Touch • Mary Kathleen Rose COMPASSIONATE TOUCH® for those in Later Life Stages Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the United States Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use Among Adults: United States, 2002 Credentials for the Massage Therapy Profession DAY-BREAK Geriatric Massage Institute (GMI) Providing Massage in Hospice Care • An Everflowing Resource by Irene Smith Everflowing • Irene Smith Exploring Hospital-Based Massage: Selected Articles from the Hospital-Based Massage Network Quarterly 1995-2000 Guideline for Environmental Infection Control in Health-Care Facilities, 2003 Guideline for Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings, 2002 Hand Hygiene Guidelines Fact Sheet Hand Hygiene Resource Center (HHRC) Healing Touch Health Forum’s Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Resource Area Health Positive!, Inc. • Home Study Courses Hospice Foundation of America Hospital-Based Massage Network
Message Board • Getting Started • Links • Hospital Program and Colleague Surveys Hospital-Based Massage Programs in Review: Data on Over 100 Programs and 200
Colleagues for Networking and Supporting Your Case with Hospital Administrators
Information for People, Inc. (dba Natural Touch Marketing for the Healing Arts) The Institute for Health & Healing The Integrator Blog News & Reports Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies Journal of Holistic Nursing Journal of Soft Tissue Manipulation (JSTM) Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Gayle MacDonald Making Sense of Research: A Guide to Research Literacy for Complementary Practitioners, by Martha Brown Menard, PhD Massage & Bodywork Magazine
Magazine of the Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) Massage in the Oncology Setting with Gayle MacDonald MASSAGE Magazine Massage Therapy Foundation Massage Therapy Journal (MTJ)
Journal of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) The Medical Massage Office & Associates Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®) Complementary Therapy Terms Medicine Hands: Massage Therapy for People with Cancer, by Gayle MacDonald MEDLINE® MedlinePlus® Martha Brown Menard, PhD, CMT, HBMN Research Liaison and Director of Research, Potomac Massage Training Institute (PMTI) The National Association of Nurse Massage Therapists (NANMT) National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization National Hospice Foundation (NHF) National Institutes of Health (NIH) The National Institutes of Health: Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NIH: NCCAM) NCCAM Background Report • Energy Medicine: An Overview NCCAM Background Report • Manipulative and Body-Based Practices: An Overview NCCAM Background Report • Mind-Body Medicine: An Overview New York State Society of Medical Massage Therapists, Inc. (NYSSMMT) NLM (US National Library of Medicine) Nurse Healers-Professional Associates International (NH-PAI)
The Official Organization of Therapeutic Touch™, Krieger and Kunz Therapeutic Touch™ KKTT™ The Ontario Massage Therapist Association (OMTA) Carole Osborne-Sheets • Pre-and Perinatal Massage Therapy • Body Therapy Associates Planetree Potomac Massage Training Institute (PMTI)

Pre-and Perinatal Massage Therapy • Body Therapy Associates Procedure Codes to Use
The Medical Massage Office & Associates Frequently Asked Questions Page PubMed Mary Kathleen Rose • Comfort Touch The Scherer Institute of Natural Healing • Oncology Massage Certification Program Irene Smith • Everflowing Springer Publishing Company Therapeutic Touch (TT) Touch Research Institutes Trimesters: Perinatal and Infant Massage Therapy Education United States Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) US National Library of Medicine (NLM) Richard Paul Van Why Videos of Surgical Procedures Tracy Walton, LMT, MS What are Certification, Licensing, and Accreditation? What is Accreditation? What is CAM? Working with People Who Have HIV (with Irene Smith) Home Study Course through Health Positive!, Inc.