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Certification Program – Oncology Soft Tissue Manipulation Level 2

$899.00 $795.00
Seminars for Health, Calgary (Lakeview)
Wed – Fri Mar 4–6, 2020 8:30am – 5:30pm
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Instructor

Shirley Damberger, RMT
Combining a lifelong interest in wellness with an extensive clinical treatment background, Shirley is a therapist that gets results.

Safely manipulate soft tissue of people diagnosed with cancer!

Become proficient with the manipulation of soft tissues with patients affected by cancer. Oncology Soft Tissue Manipulation course is a 3-day long course predominately hands-on. Based on Canadian Cancer Society standards, this highly anticipated course is designed to provide all Health Care providers with the knowledge and skills needed to safely and effectively provide soft tissue manipulation. Addressing the fear and misunderstanding of providing soft tissue manipulation to individuals who have had a cancer diagnosis, participants will gain insight into the mechanism behind cancer spread and how, with proper assessment and adaptations, muscle and joint manipulations can be very beneficial to this population. Some pre-reading of theory material is required.

What to expect from this course?


  • An overview of various types of treatments and medication protocols and their side effects
  • An understanding of modifications for ‘pump and filter’ organ compromise
  • Techniques and rationale for site and position adjustments and bolstering
  • Protocols and modifications for clients with bone metastases
  • An introduction to gentle scare tissue mobilization techniques
  • The opportunity to develop and practice using an Oncology specific intake form and questionnaire
  • Recommendations for communicating with physicians and other health care professionals
  • Ideas to empower and support both practitioner and client
  • Hands-on practice with clients

Who should take this course?


All health care providers who work directly with oncology patients are welcome to take this course. Chiropractors, Physiotherapists, Nursing staff, Massage Therapists, Acupuncturists, Athletic therapists and Manual Osteopaths and Osteopaths.

2nd Year Massage Therapy students who have completed Pathology are welcome.

Class times

Wed – Fri Mar 4–6, 2020 8:30am – 5:30pm
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What to bring

  • 1 set of sheets
  • Pillow
  • Oil / Lotion / Gel
  • All the energy and enthusiasm you possess
  • A massage table is provided

Credits

NHPC 10
CMMOTA TBA
CRMTA TBA
MTAA TBA
MTAM TBA
MTAS TBA

Venue

Seminars for Health, Calgary (Lakeview)
6110, 34 ST SW
Calgary, Alberta T3E 5L6 Canada
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Seminars for Health courses are a wonderful resource for continuing education. I would recommend to anyone wanting to further their career and better perfect their techniques.

Orthopedic Massage Participant – Grande Prairie 2018