M1-Basic Training CEU Information

M1-Basic Training

Learning Objectives:
The primary objective of M1 is to develop an understanding of Graston Technique® therapy (GT) and how to apply it into the full spectrum of musculoskeletal treatment approaches. The course also instructs clinicians on the proper use of the instruments.

By the end of the training, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the Graston Technique® brand instruments, GT treatments, potential effects, and benefits.
  • Identify and discuss the indications, contraindications (relative and absolute) of GT.
  • Review and develop a better understanding of soft tissue injury, healing and potential reactivity to instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization (therapeutic and adverse).
  • Develop skill and competence in the GT application of IASTM to the major regions of soft tissue.

Target Audience:
M1-Basic Training is multi-disciplinary and is available to Certified Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists and assistants, Occupational Therapists and assistants, Doctors of Chiropractic and Physicians. Click the following link for the complete list of eligible clinicians.

Schedule and Format:
Complete M1-Basic Training agenda.

Multiple teaching methods will be utilized consistent with the various levels of complexity of the learning objectives. These will include explanations, demonstrations, performance, feedback, teaching, supervised open practice, and case troubleshooting. The vast majority of time is spent in a hands-on, lab setting. Teaching materials include the M1 PowerPoint presentation, M1 Training Materials, and Review of Graston Technique® DVD.

M1-Basic Training - $650 USD

Cancellation/Refund Policy:
Rescheduling notice received via email, fax, or letter 15 days prior to the scheduled training is subject to a $50 administrative fee. The balance will be applied toward the same training within the next 12 months. Cancellation with request for a refund is subject to a $100 fee. Cancelling or rescheduling with less than 15 days notice will result in loss of 50 percent of the training fee, and the balance will be applied to the same course any time with the next 12 months. Registrants are responsible for any increase in fees. Failure to attend without notice will result in complete loss of fees. Graston Technique, LLC (GT) reserves the right to cancel a training course at any time and will issue a full refund. Registration fees are subject to change.

GT reserves the right to alter dates, times, locations, content, and faculty to accommodate unexpected needs. GT cannot be responsible for expenses incurred by registrants if the program is cancelled or altered.

Credentials of the Instructor(s):
Complete list of Graston Technique® therapy instructors.

Number of Contact Hours/CEUs Available:
M1-Basic Training is 12 hours = 12 CEUs (generally available)

There are no sponsors for this course.

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Since many states and provinces have specific filing criteria and deadlines, please email our Continuing Education Department prior to the course for the approval status on Graston Technique® therapy continuing education units (CEUs).

Athletic Trainers

Graston Technique, LLC (GT-LLC) is an Approved Provider of BOC.

The Board of Certification (BOC) sets the standards for the practice of athletic training. BOC is the only accredited certifying body for athletic trainers in the United States.

The BOC Approved Provider program was established to provide certified athletic trainers with an extensive network of continuing education providers. GT-LLC is proud to be associated with the BOC, meet BOC standards, and more importantly, meet the standards of participating certified athletic trainers.

Certified Hand Therapists

GT courses qualify for HTCC continuing education.

Doctors of Chiropractic

Continuing education units are provided by National University of Health Sciences (NUHS).

National University of Health Sciences is recognized by the PACE program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards. States approved by PACE: AK, ID, IN, IA, KS, MA, MD, ME, MN, MT, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NV, OH, OR, RI, SC, SD, TN, UT, VA, VT, WY, Puerto Rico and Nova Scotia.

DC credits for trainings held in Minneapolis will be handled by Northwestern Health Sciences University.

DC credits not available for DCs licensed in Tennessee and Oklahoma

Approved for California DC non-mandatory technique hours.

Chiropractors: Please contact us prior to the class to inquire about the availability of CEUs, if you are licensed in a state other than where the training is taking place.

Occupational Therapists and COTAs

Occupational Therapists self-submit their certificate of completion to their state. GT-LLC will provide the course outline and additional information necessary for submission to the specific state where continuing education units are required.

Physical Therapists and PTAs

Graston Technique® therapy courses are now approved through ProCert, which is the Federation of State Board of Physical Therapy (FSBPT), for the following states: AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, DE, DC, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MS, MO, MT, NE, NC, ND, OR, PR, SC, TN, UT, VT, VA, WI, and WY.

CEUs generally are available for Physical Therapists on a state-by-state basis. GT-LLC will provide the course outline and additional information necessary for submission to the specific state where continuing education credits are required.

Canadian Registered Massage Therapists

Courses have been approved for CE credits by the Massage Therapy Association for Manitoba, College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia, and Massage Therapist Association of Saskatchewan.