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This 10 CE hour home study course provides an overview of cancer and how massage therapy may help as an adjunct therapy. This course covers topics such as cancer statistics, cancer myths, types of cancer, treatments for cancer, prevention of cancer, and cancer risk factors. It also discusses benefits and contraindications of massage therapy and cancer and guidelines for working with cancer patients. Techniques are also outlined for many different cancer conditions. This course is a wonderful resource for massage therapists looking to learn more about cancer care and massage!
This Course Will Present:
An overview of cancer including statistics, myths, and treatments
Important cancer information including prevention and risk factors
Information on different types and signs and symptoms of cancer
Benefits and contraindications of massage therapy and cancer
Guidelines for working with cancer patients
Basic techniques which may be a helpful adjunct therapy for those with cancer
Resources for further training in cancer massage
You Will Receive:Cancer and Massage Therapy text, by Melissa M. Dawahare, ND, guide with instructions, exam of 80 questions, course evaluation, certificate of achievement upon completion, and unlimited phone support for any of your questions.
The Center for Massage Therapy Continuing Education, LLC is an Approved Provider through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB); Approved Provider number 409296-00.
Our continuing education courses are also accepted by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP), and most state boards.
For more information on individual state requirements and approvals, please visit our Approvals page and click on your state.
Straight-forward without any trick questions! To me, that defeats the purpose... I also liked how much I learned and that it definitely is a treatment area I want to pursue! Affordable too. - Leslie Smith
It was straight forward and to the point. - K Elliott, LMT
It was easy to understand and the quiz questions were straight forward and easy to find the answers if I was uncertain. - J. Verros, NCBTMB
Great information. - Teresa Dukes, LMT
I really like this course! I learned so much about cancer and the impact. Some of the information I read was what I needed to learn and put in use. - Lynn Smith, LMT
Easy to read and understand. I didn't have to re-read to try to make sense of the material. - M. Von Haden
Cancer prevalence is:
A. The number of people diagnosed last year with cancer
B. The number of children living with cancer
C. A measure of how common a certain kind of cancer is
D. The total number of people living with cancer
Which of the following is a possible clinical presentation of someone with cancer?
A. Patient with stage 3 breast cancer
B. Patient with thyroid cancer
C. Long term cancer survivor
D. All of the above are possible clinical presentations
What myth is behind the absolute contraindication of massage therapy in cancer?
A. Massage promotes metastasis by increasing lymph and blood circulation
B. Massage promotes pain relief and feelings of well-being
C. Massage promotes stress reduction and decreases anxiety
D. Massage promotes metastasis by decreasing lymph and blood circulation