Oncology Massage in a Spa Setting

Oncology Massage in a Spa Setting



Oncology Massage in a Spa Setting

This 6-credit course is offered as an in-person hands-on class to Massage Therapists an Bodyworkers only. *

Cancer therapeutics have become more advanced and those receiving a cancer diagnosis are having more favorable outcomes. It seems likely that in your massage therapy career you will have clients in all stages of a cancer diagnosis come across your table. Massage therapy is generally considered safe for individuals with cancer, those currently in treatment and those who are in recovery. This class is designed for those therapists working in a spa setting who are looking to advance their knowledge of Oncology Massage and safe practices.

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

Define Cancer and explain statistics
Identify Oncology Massage
List Indications/Benefits/Contraindications of Oncology Massage
Identify modifications for Oncology Massage
Identify accurate Intake forms and treatment plans
Identify Oncology massage techniques

Students should bring a set of sheets to cover a massage table (or twin-size fitted sheet and flat sheet) and a towel for draping. Massage tables will be provided.

Instructor: Joanna Mosto Paganotti, LMT. Assistant Instructor: Dorothy Coyne, LMT.

*CE Approval: This course is approved by the NCBTMB for all states but NY, Approved Provider #307800-00.


Sunday, September 15, 2024 10:00am-4:30pm EST