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A Cancer's Journey 24 CE hrs

S4OM Approved Oncology Massage Class

  • Starts Jan 27, 2025
  • 625 US dollars
  • Handcrafted Therapy Training

Available spots


Service Description

Course Hours: 24 CE hours Dates: January 27, 2025 to January 29, 2025 Instructor: Amy Scottino, LMT, MTI, CEP Time: 9:00am to 6:00pm Tuition: $625 Society for Oncology Massage Approved Course NCBTMB Approved Course Course Description: Multiple studies now link gentle non-invasive massage for people affected by cancer with significant reductions in pain, fatigue, nausea, depression, and anxiety.1 If that statement excites you please come join this series of courses on Oncology Massage. We will navigate through the framework of an oncology massage such as pressure adjustments, site considerations on the body, and position adjustments for our clients. On our last day we will discuss and problem solve ways we can help assist our clients after they are “finished” with their active cancer treatments. This class will enhance any massage therapist practice! Research article: 1 http://www.s4om.org/onc-massage-research/item/intro-to-oncology-massage-research We will navigate through the framework of an oncology massage such as pressure adjustments, site considerations on the body, and positional adjustments for our clients. We will explore: Massage as a complementary alternative to help combat side effects of allopathic cancer treatment; Adjusted palliative care – physiology, psychology and pathology (possible contraindications) and medications that can affect treatment planning (pre and post). Course Objectives: We will navigate through various topics to enhance your ability to meet the unique demands of this special population. Some topics we will discuss are understanding cancer, treatments used for various cancer types, the emotional and physical demands, some massage considerations, intake and interview, and to follow up with clients better, and massaging clients with Lymphedema risks. Recommended Textbooks: (Please note that these textbooks are not required for this course, these textbooks are used by the Instructor for this course. It is a highly recommended resource to complement training for those wishing to pursue further development as an educator.) Medicine Hands by Gayle MacDonald, MS, LMT ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1844096394 ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1844096398 Oncology Massage, An Integrative Approach to Cancer Care by Janet Penny and Rebecca Sturgeon ISBN-10: 1912085755 ISBN-13: 978-1912085750


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Contact Details

  • Handcrafted Therapy, N Central Expy, Plano, TX, USA

    p: 9726542341

    emeraldbodyworkeducation@gmail.com


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