Oncology Massage Training
Enhance Your Massage Practice and Your Clients' Lives
This course is designed for licensed massage therapists in New England
Enhance your clinical skills by working with individuals in an oncology environment. Develop a better understanding of the scope of the intrinsic factors involved with this population by working directly with cancer patients who are undergoing treatment. Integrate massage skills with protocols specific to pressure adjustments, sites to avoid and client positioning. Aspects of physiological changes during the massage treatment will be outlined in steps so therapists can work safely and skillfully with this population.
• Identify the role of the massage therapist in a clinical setting
• Demonstrate appropriate assessment skills when treating patients
• Identify various cancer treatment methods
• Describe the importance of patient positioning and critical thinking, as it relates to patient care
• Describe lymphedema protocols
• Demonstrate the skills for charting patient care notes
• Identify research by reviewing the most recent literature
Earn 40 continuing education hours in a 10-week internship this fall at Saint Anne's Hospital in Fall River, Mass.
Tuesdays, 8 a.m. to noon, September 10 - November 12, 2013
Registration begins April 18, 2013. You must complete the application process by June 11.
$595, plus a $25 application fee (the price will increase to $695, plus a $25 application fee after the June 11 deadline).
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