ONCOLOGY MASSAGE – Medical Massage for the Oncology Patient – 16 LIVE & 4 Pre-Recorded Online Webinar CEs

  • Jan 18
    Mon 09:00 AM - Tue 06:00 PM Plymouth Meeting, PA

    On-SIte "Hands-On" Seminar

    Dr Jeff Cullers, DC, B.S., L.M.T, NCBTMB
    • CE hours: 20
    • $450.00 excl. Tax
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Description

Seminar Level: Intermediate/Advanced (No Prerequisite Necessary)

Instructor: Dr. Jeff Cullers

This course consists of the following number of CEs:

  • 16 LIVE NCBTMB Approved CEs
  • 4 Online Home Study NCBTMB Approved CEs

Dr. Jeff Cullers of Premier Continuing Education will present this 2-Day oncology massage training. This unique training course has been customized to assist in qualifying Massage Therapists’ in oncology massage.

This course consists of 4 online webinars and 16 live training CEs and is intended to properly train Massage Therapists’ in the many facets of oncology massage. In this course, Massage Therapists’ will learn how to properly utilize an Oncology Intake Form, how to formulate a correct oncology massage service/care plan, as well as how to implement a variety of oncology massage techniques including but not limited to; lymphatic drainage massage, therapeutic Swedish massage, gentle stretching techniques and more. Massage Therapists’ will learn how to provide safe and effective oncology massage to those clients whom;

a. may have recently been diagnosed with cancer and have not started anti-cancer treatment

b. may be receiving active anti-cancer treatment

c. may have a history of cancer

d. may have had lymph nodes removed

e. may have not had lymph nodes removed

f. may have been successfully treated for cancer

The 4-hour online webinar course (16, fifteen-minute modules):

In this online oncology massage course, Massage Therapists’ will learn to develop:

1. an understanding of the history of cancer

2. an understanding of current statistical data related to cancer

3. an understanding of the medical terminology related to cancer

4. an understanding of what oncology massage is

5. an understanding of what cancer is and its stages of development

6. an understanding of types of cancer pain & how cancer metastasizes

7. an understanding of cancer fatigue

8. an understanding of cancer treatments

9. an understanding of the effects of chemotherapy treatments and side effects

10. an understanding of the effects of chemo brain and CIPN side effects

11. an understanding of the effects of radiation therapy treatments and side effects

12. an understanding of deep vein thrombosis risk factors & cancer

13. an understanding of the physiological effects of lymphatic drainage massage and cancer

14. an understanding of the anatomical features and terminology of the functional lymphatic system

15. an understanding of the precautions related to other oncology massage techniques

16. an understanding of potential modifications of oncology massage

Please Note: The online course and successful passing of examination must be completed prior to attending the live on-site training. All Massage Therapists’ will be required to provide proof of completion of the online course upon arrival for the LIVE training. If a Massage Therapist does not provide proof of completion and successful passing of the online course, they will not be permitted to attend the LIVE training.

The 16-hour live on-site course:

In this live oncology massage course, Massage Therapists’ will learn to develop:

1. an understanding of how to effectively interview an oncology client using an Oncology Massage Intake Form

2. an understanding of oncology massage protocols and how to communicate an appropriate oncology massage service/care plan

3. an understanding of assessment techniques for oncology massage

4. an understanding of what primary/lymphodynamic edema is & causes

5. an understanding of what secondary/lymphostatic edema is & causes

6. an understanding of the indications & contraindications of lymphatic drainage massage

7. an understanding of how to perform techniques consistent with proper Vodder-style lymphatic drainage massage for an intact lymphatic system of the head

8. an understanding of how to perform techniques consistent with proper Vodder-style lymphatic drainage massage for an intact lymphatic system of the neck

9. an understanding of how to perform techniques consistent with proper Vodder-style lymphatic drainage massage for an intact lymphatic system of the face

10. an understanding of how to perform techniques consistent with proper Vodder-style lymphatic drainage massage for an altered (lymph node removal) lymphatic system of the arms

11. an understanding of how to perform techniques consistent with proper Vodder-style lymphatic drainage massage for an altered (lymph node removal) lymphatic system of the legs

12. an understanding of how to effectively use safe varieties of effleurage massage techniques

13. an understanding of how to use superficial friction on fingers and toes

14. an understanding of how to use acupressure points to control cancer pain

15. an understanding of how to effectively use safe varieties of kneading massage techniques

16. an understanding of how to effectively use gentle passive stretching techniques

Please Note: Massage Therapists’ will work in groups of 2 or 3 per each table. Attendees must arrive on time and must attend the entire 16 hours. Late arrivals will not be permitted to attend the training.

Course Registration:

When registering and to ensure all on-site training confirmation/reminders emails, instructions on how to access and complete the 4-hour online course, as well as all Certificates are sent, YOU MUST use a valid email address.

A total of 3 confirmation/reminder emails including detailed instructions on how to access and complete the 4-hour online course are sent.

• The first confirmation/reminder email is sent 2 weeks prior to the live course

• The second confirmation/reminder email is sent 1 week prior to the live course

• The third and final confirmation/reminder email is sent 1 day prior to the live course

Please note: Upon registering you may receive all 3 or less confirmation/reminder emails depending on when a registration is entered.

Course Certificates:

Massage Therapists’ who successfully complete the 4-hour online course and passed examination, will receive an NCBTMB Approved Certificate of Achievement. Certificates are automatically generated upon the conclusion of the online course. Massage Therapists’ who successfully complete the 16-hour live course, will be emailed an NCBTMB Approved Certificate of Completion.

COVID-19 Seminar Requirements:

1. Upon arrival, temperatures will be taken using a touch-less thermometer.

2. Each attendee will be required to use hand sanitizer at check in.

3. Attendees will be required to wear a face mask during the entire seminar.

4. During the lecture portion of the seminar, seating will be spaced 6 feet apart.

5. During the Hands-On portion of the seminar, massage tables will be spaced 6 feet apart.

We will do our best to keep the seminar meeting space safe, however, it is not our companies’ responsibility to provide PPE to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at a seminar. Each attendee needs to bring the necessary PPE and follow the guidelines that the CDC or the States have recommended. It is our company’s policy that if an attendee refuses to follow these guidelines they will not be permitted to attend a seminar.

What to bring:

  • Massage Table/Linens
  • Massage lotions or oils
  • Snacks
  • Nonalcoholic beverages
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Face mask
  • Loose comfortable clothing such as yoga or fitness attire