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Massage Therapy and Canadians’ Health Care Needs 2020

Sept. 26, Toronto, Ont. – Trish Dryden M. Ed., RMT, and Bryn Sumpton BSN, have organized a summit event titled Massage Therapy and Canadians’ Health Care Needs 2020.  This event will be held in conjunction with the 7th Annual IN-CAM Research Symposium. The ideas and products of this pre-symposium summit will be further discussed and built upon in the IN-CAM Symposium Massage Therapy Workshop, open to all IN-CAM Research Symposium participants.


September 27, 2012
By Massage Therapy Canada

This
one-day invitational summit is being featured as a pre-symposium event and is
scheduled for Friday, November 2 at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy at the
University of Toronto. The follow-up workshop will be held at the same location
on Saturday, November 3 and is open to all RMTs who wish to register for the
day or for the symposium, in full.

The
landscape of healthcare in Canada is rapidly changing due to demographics,
patient health complexity, and economic pressures. Massage therapy can play a
progressively more important role in providing a safe and effective option for
addressing Canadians’ healthcare needs. A cohesive vision of a national
research agenda for massage therapy is needed in order to ensure maximum
benefit is derived from future MT research for patients, providers and policy
makers and to inspire ongoing discussion and collaboration.

The
summit will help guide massage therapy research efforts and build strategic
alliances through participation of thought leaders in research and policy, as
well as other stakeholders from across the country and internationally.

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For more
information on the summit, the massage therapy workshop and the 7th
Annual IN-CAM Research Symposium, please visit http://www.incamresearch.ca


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