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Tumwater – Oncology Massage
October 9, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm$190
8 CE Hours
The Basics of Oncology Massage provides an overview of cancer and explores the role massage therapists can play in cancer treatment. Oncology massage is a non-invasive and provides patients compassionate touch at a time when most of their tests, treatment and surgeries cause pain. Learn massage techniques to work safely with patients receiving cancer treatments.
- Describe the basic biology of cancer
- Discuss a variety of cancer treatments and their effects on the body
- Explain the benefits and risks of massage therapy in cancer treatment
- Demonstrate appropriate adjustments to massage that should be main for cancer patients.
About the instructor:
Dawn Edge, RPh, LMT has been a health care provider for over 20 years. She has spent those years as an independent retail pharmacist, massage and movement therapist, and massage therapy instructor. Her speciality is hospice massage.
CURRENT COVID PROTOCOL FOR CE COURSES
Currently, we follow CDC guidelines and Washington State law for massage education: we are required to wear a mask in the school and all participants are screened (including temperature check) upon entering the building.