Please note that all NCBTMB Specialty Certificate Programs have been discontinued.  All education necessary to take the specialty exams must be completed by March 31, 2022.  All exams must be taken on or before August 31, 2022.  Certificates arrive within 4-6 weeks following exam completion.

NCBTMB partnered with The Heart Touch Project to create a Specialty Certificate in Pain and Palliative Care.

You can become eligible to obtain a Specialty Certificate in Pain and Palliative Care by completing the Heart Touch Pain and Palliative Care Massage Training Program and passing the NCBTMB Specialty Exam.

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Click here to apply for the exam if you are completing the required education by March 31, 2022.