Important: Career Management System Outage Update
NCBTMB's partnering education company, Pearson VUE, has informed us of an important update regarding the current CMS outage.
Today, Pearson VUE released the following statement regarding the root of the CMS outage:
Important: Career Management System Outage
Due to unforeseen technical difficulties, the NCBTMB Career Management System is currently unavailable until further notice.
NCBTMB's partnering education company, Pearson Vue, is currently experiencing an unexpected outage. For this reason, the NCBTMB Career Management System is currently unavailable. Our teams are diligently working together to restore access as quickly as possible, and will continue to communicate updates as they become available. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience.
Burr Ridge, Ill. (September 21, 2015)—The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) announced today the exciting addition of Jill Berkana to its Board of Directors. Elected by fellow National and Board Certificants, Berkana will serve a four-year term effective January 1, 2016.
Burr Ridge, Ill. (September 14, 2015) -- It is with great pleasure that I share with you NCBTMB will be participating in this year’s Fourth International Fascia Research Congress in Washington D.C.! This is yet another collaborative and enriching platform to further the advancement of massage therapy and bodywork, as well as connect with and learn from other health care professionals.
Burr Ridge, Ill. (August 17, 2015) – The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork announced today the 2015 Board Election is now open for voting. Active Certificants are eligible to vote to elect one (1) Board Certified Practitioner (BCTMB) Member to join the NCBTMB Board of Directors beginning in early 2016.
To vote, Certificants will need two important pieces of information:
Burr Ridge, Ill. (August 11, 2015) – The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) presented Ruth Werner with the Inaugural NCBTMB Annual Chair Award at the 2015 AFMTE Educational Congress. The first of its kind, this award honors an individual who goes above and beyond to fully support the mission of NCBTMB.
Burr Ridge, Ill. (July 16, 2015) — As the year progresses, NCBTMB remains highly engaged with state massage regulatory boards. Recently, it has come to our attention that the meaning behind our Assigned School Code Program may have become blurred. Specifically, we are aware of the recent questions surrounding how our program relates to the activities of state boards and, ultimately, the profession at large.
Burr Ridge, Ill. (July 14, 2015) – The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) is pleased to announce the induction of Board Chair, Dr. Leena S. Guptha, into the 2015 Massage Therapy Hall of Fame.
Created by the founders of the World Massage Festival, the Massage Therapy Hall of Fame honors those having furthered the massage therapy profession. Inductees build bridges for the massage therapy profession by actively educating the general public about massage, as well as enlightening fellow therapists about different types of massage.
FSMTB and NCBTMB Clarify Agreement Purpose
(Overland Park, Kan. / Burr Ridge, Ill. – March 20) – The Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) and the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) issue the following joint statement in response to recent legislative activity.
Burr Ridge, Ill. (March 14, 2015) – The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) and ITEC, a specialist international examination board regulated and endorsed by the UK Government recognized in over 40 countries worldwide, announced a new international certification partnership today.
This partnership will immediately enable any NCBTMB Assigned School to become an ITEC Registered School, and thereby gain access to a range of internationally recognized massage and related specialty certifications.