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Press Release Date: Wednesday, 22 February 2011

AMTA Publishes Health Care Career Success Guide

Second Career Success Guide Inserted in MTJ

Evanston, IL - The American Massage Therapy Association® (AMTA®) has published the second in its series of career success guides titled, "Working in a Health Care Environment". Following up on the previous publication for massage therapists who want to work in a spa, this booklet focuses on what a massage therapist can expect when working in a health care location, how to prepare for this kind of work and the likely employment opportunities for massage therapists in health care in coming years.

Provided to AMTA members in their Spring issue of MTJ, it also features profiles of two massage therapists who work in different types of health care situations. The career success guides for health care and spa, and other information for career development for professionals and students are available at www.amtamassage.org/health_care_settings and https://www.amtamassage.org/CareerGuidance. The content of AMTA's award-winning association magazine MTJ is available at www.amtamassage.org/mtj/ .

The American Massage Therapy Association is the largest non-profit, professional association serving massage therapists, massage students and massage schools. The association is directed by volunteer leadership and fosters ongoing, direct member-involvement through its 51 chapters. AMTA works to advance the profession through ethics and standards, the promotion of fair and consistent licensing of massage therapists in all states, and public education on the benefits of massage.

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