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Massage for People Living with Cancer-MPLC-CGY-18-10

CAD699.00
Seminars for Health, Calgary (Main)
Fri – Sun Oct 26–28, 2018 9am – 6pm
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Instructor

Gayle MacDonald, MS, LMT
Gayle MacDonald, M.S., L.M.T., is the author of Medicine Hands: Massage Therapy for People with Cancer, 3rd Ed. (Findhorn Press, 2014) and Massage for the Hospital Patient and Medically Frail Client (LWW, 2005).

Comfort-oriented massage or touch can be safely administered to cancer patients regardless of the severity of their condition. The purpose of this class is to present information and provide experience for massage therapists who wish to work with clients who have been diagnosed with cancer or are recovering from it. The culminating activity of the class will be to give a relaxation to someone with a history of cancer.

 

Require reading

Medicine Hands: Massage Therapy for People with Cancer, 3rd Ed. (Findhorn Press, 2014). Chapters 4, 5, 7 and 8.

Class times

Fri – Sun Oct 26–28, 2018 9am – 6pm
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What to bring

  • 2 sets of sheet
  • 4 face cradle covers
  • 1 light weight blanket
  • 2 pillows
  • Massage lotion in pump or squeeze bottle

Credits

NHPC 15
RMTA 12
MTAA 27 Primary
CRMTA 20
CMTNB 11 Category "A"
MTAS 22 Primary

Venue

Seminars for Health, Calgary (Main)
Inspire Centre, 2115 Sirocco Dr. SW
Calgary, Alberta Canada
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