Essentials of Oncology Massage: A 3 Day S4OM Foundational Course

Instructor: Lin Roussel, BA, LPN, LMT, BCTMB
Instructor: Melissa Faith-Baun, LMT, BCTMB, S40M
24 CEs    $425.00
Lancaster – May 15,16 & 17, 2018  9:00 AM – 6:00pm         (This is a 3 day class)

 

Massage for people living with cancer is now recognized by health care professionals as a safe and recommended therapy for relaxation, stress and pain management, and so much more.  Many health care facilities now incorporate integrative medicine into their cancer programs, treatment and infusion centers. With proper training, skilled touch and confidence, massage therapists can safely help a client manage their discomfort, while working within their SOP, and roles and boundaries of their profession. In this three-day comprehensive course, the focus is on what we CAN DO for those living with cancer or are in early remission, using safe techniques to not only touch someone physically, but spiritually and emotionally as well. Current information, precautions, contraindications, safety for the therapist and the client, medication guidelines, and the mind-body connection are just some of the important considerations taught in this class. Techniques for lymphedema, neuropathy, scar tissue and gentle touch for the medically frail, as well as draping and positioning are demonstrated and practiced. Self-awareness exercises, ideas for self-care, guest speakers and discussions about personal experiences with cancer as well as demos and hands-on practice on each other and individuals living with cancer round out this three day S4OM foundational course. Must be a licensed massage therapist and carry current massage insurance to attend this training. Please bring writing materials, a set of sheets, shorts, or capris and a tee shirt or tank top and your favorite massage cream or lotion to class.  Class size is limited.

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Registration Form: Please complete the following form to register for this class. Credit card and PayPal payments can be made below. To pay by check please mail check to Sage Continuing Education 719 Olde Hickory Road Suite B Lancaster, PA 17601 *Please note your name and class in the memo.
Disclaimer: By completing this form, I understand and agree to the following: All CE classes taught by instructors affiliated with Geist Dunn Sage LLC; dba, Sage Continuing Education for Massage Therapy and the Healing Arts, are approved by the NCBTMB. I am responsible to find out if a CE class taught by an instructor affiliated with Sage is accepted by my State Board of Massage Therapy. (All classes are accepted by Pennsylvania.) Geist Dunn Sage LLC and/or any instructor affiliated with Sage is not responsible for any unintentional harm or loss that may occur to me, or my clients, before, during, or after a class. I understand that it is my choice to participate in the “hands-on” instruction, class activities, and promise to use the information and techniques taught to me in a legal, ethical, and professional way. I have read the description of the class(es) I have registered for and verified the acceptance of the classes by my State Board of Massage Therapy.
Cancellation and Refund Policy: Student will be refunded 100% if class is cancelled by instructor. If student voluntarily withdrawals from a class 30 days or more prior to class date, he/she will receive a 100% refund (PayPal or credit card fees may apply). If withdrawal occurs 15-29 days in advance of the class date, student will receive a 50% refund (PayPal or credit card fees may apply). Student will not receive a refund if withdrawal occurs 14 days or less prior to scheduled class. A $25 rescheduling fee may apply. Special exceptions may apply. Classes are not guaranteed to take place and could be cancelled due to low enrollment, weather, etc. Please check with Sage before you make plans or hotel or travel arrangements.

 

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Sage Continuing Education
719 Olde Hickory Road Suite B
Lancaster, PA 17601

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