Scar Tissue Management (STM) – Camp Amigo Burn Scars
A unique opportunity to learn from three instructors from two countries with over 75 years of collective experience. Cathy Ryan, RMT, author and instructor from Canada; from the US-Kate Peck LMT, instructor and founder of the Massage and Burn Scar Therapy Foundation and Nancy Keeney Smith, LMT, MLD instructor and author.
With an emphasis on working with burn scars, Scar Management: Principles, Practice and Protocols In partnership with Camp Amigo, the Children’s Burn Camp of North Florida – features two (7 hour) days of classroom instruction/demonstration and a 4 hour clinic with scar patients on the 3rd day. CE approval is confirmed with the following: 18 CE credits with NCTMB, MTAS, MTAM, 14 PE credits with CMTBC, 14 Cat A credits with CMTNB and 9 CAT A credits with CMTNL. This workshop places a special emphasis on working with burn scar patients, and so the demonstration and clinic patients will primarily be burn survivors.
Where: Camp Amigo- Nantahala Outdoor Center (NOC): Nantahala River Location, 13077 Hwy 19W, Bryson City, N.C. – in the heart of the scenic Smokey Mountains. The vast range of activities offered by NOC & Camp Amigo will be available to anyone registered for the STM/Burn Scars workshop.
Maximum Registrants is 40 – registration may close early due to limited availability.
When: Sunday, July 15 – Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Early Registration: $550 USD (January 15, 2018 – March 31, 2018) – Camp Amigo Registration
Late Registration: $625 USD (April 01, 2018 – June 01, 2018)
Complete information on the class and lodging is available here
Catherine Ryan; is a Canadian trained, CMTBC Reg. Massage Therapist with a strong interest in patientcentred care, evidence informed practices and life-long learning. Over her diverse, decades-long career, Cathy has engaged in the profession in a variety of clinical, educational and leadership capacities. Cathy has been a long standing and active member of professional Massage Therapy (MT) associations and has worked extensively with Canadian MT regulators; as a subject matter expert (provincial exams and national competency standards development) and as a Board and Committee member. Cathy is an established
continuing education provider in the areas of complex pain, scar tissue management and myofascial pain and dysfunction, which also constitute her clinical practice focus. A writer and published author, Cathy has
numerous articles featured in: RMT Matters Magazine and Massage Therapy Canada Magazine, and she coauthored Traumatic Scar Tissue Management – Massage Therapy Principles, Practice and Protocols
Nancy Keeney-Smith LMT, MLD: is a Board Certified Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Lymph Drainage Therapist, and a Florida and NCBTMB provider of Scar Management Workshops. Nancy’s teaches Scar Management Workshops internationally to massage school students, LMT’s, PT’s and OT’s. Nancy is co-author of Traumatic Scar Tissue Management – Massage Therapy Principles, Practice and Protocols, contributing author to several publications, published researcher on pediatric burn scars, former 1st VP of the AMTA Florida Chapter, member of the American Burn Association, and
the National Lymphedema Association.
Kate Peck LMT, ATC – retired: is a Board Certified Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Lymph Drainage Therapist, and founder of Journey to Health. She has been in private practice for 19 years, specializing in burn scar therapy, craniosacral therapy, myofascial release and therapeutic massage. Kate has been treating burn patients at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston since 2015 and founded the Massage and Burn Scar Therapy Foundation (MABSTF) in order to make massage and burn scar therapy available to all burn survivors regardless of their ability to pay. MABSTF is also dedicated to teaching massage therapists and other medical professionals about the benefits of manual therapy on the quality of life of burn survivors. Kate has been teaching continuing education courses in craniosacral therapy, myofascial release and burn scar therapy for The Bodywork Education Project. She has also taught anatomy, myofascial release techniques and craniosacraltherapy to massage students at the Muscular Therapy Institute and the Cortiva Institute from 1999-2009. Kate had been a certified athletic trainer for 30 years, retiring in 2016. She spent 10 years on the Sports Medicine staff at Harvard University.