Cardiovascular Health and Massage Therapy

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$37 members / $62 non-members     2.5 CE credits

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Heart disease accounts for one in four deaths in the U.S. Understanding the warning signs and managing symptoms can aid in prevention. In this course, learn the optimal techniques and proven benefits of massage therapy for clients with cardiovascular disease. Delve into risk factors, medications and symptoms. 


When you finish this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe how clients with cardiovascular disease can benefit from massage therapy.
  • Discuss controllable and uncontrollable risk factors in cardiovascular disease.
  • List common types of medications used by clients with cardiovascular disease.

About the author(s)

Helen Tosch is an award-winning writer and editor of healthcare and wellness education and has written for various health care organizations, including major hospital systems and universities. 

Course Expiration

Please note that you must complete each AMTA online learning course and pass the exam one year from the date of purchase. If you do not complete the course and pass the exam within one year, you will be required to re-purchase the course.

Online courses expire one year from the date of purchase. When a course expires, you will no longer have access to the course materials and will be required to re-purchase the course.

Course Approval Codes

LCEU0003430, MSP #202


This course contains information that is proprietary. None of the material contained within this course may be used without the express written permission of AMTA unless otherwise indicated in the course. As a reminder, before practicing any new modalities or techniques, check with your state’s massage therapy regulatory authority to ensure they are within the state’s defined scope of practice for massage therapy.


Online courses are non-refundable. AMTA will not cover fees incurred from duplicate payments, insufficient funds, stopped payments or credit/debit cards over credit limits.