Professional Massage & Bodyworkers
Code of Ethics
I will maintain the highest standards of professional conduct, providing services in an ethical and professional manner towards my clientele, business associates, health care professionals, and the general public.
I will respect the rights of all other health care practitioners, and will operate with them in a friendly and professional manner.
I will refrain from the use of any mind-altering drugs, alcohol, or intoxicants prior to, or during and session or on any duty time.
I will always dress in a professional manner, being defined as attire suitable and consistent with accepted business practice, and keep my personal hygiene up to professional standards.
I will strive to serve the best interests if my clients at all times to provide the highest quality of service possible.
I will maintain clear, honest, and confidential communications with my clients, and refrain from excessive talking while in session.
I will acknowledge the limitations of my skills and when necessary, refer clients to the appropriate health care professionals.
I will in no way instigate or tolerate any kind of sexual advance while acting in the capacity of a massage or bodywork practitioner.
SCOPE OF PRACTICE
I will only use massage or bodywork techniques for which I have had adequate training, and will represent my education, training, qualifications, and abilities honestly.
I will not diagnose, prescribe, or provide any other services which requires a license to practice such as chiropractic, osteopathy, psychotherapy, or any branch of medicine unless specifically licensed to do so.
I will be conscious of the intent of the services I am providing, and practice good judgment to refrain from the service if there is a contraindication of the client.