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Fri, Feb 03

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PMTI (7th Floor)

Oncology Massage: *POSTPONED*

Taught by Dr. Mike Menefee, Physician and LMT. In this course, students will gain a deeper knowledge of the biology of cancer, its etiology, its effects on the human body, and the therapeutic interventions available to treat this devastating disease. Early bird price: $545

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Oncology Massage: *POSTPONED*
Oncology Massage: *POSTPONED*

Time & Location

Feb 03, 2023, 9:00 AM – Feb 05, 2023, 6:00 PM

PMTI (7th Floor), 8701 Georgia Avenue, Suite 700, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA

About the Event

Instructor Michael Menefee, MD, LMT is a graduate of PMTI. 

In this course, students will:

  • gain a deeper knowledge of the biology of cancer, its etiology, its effects on the human body, and the therapeutic interventions available to treat this devastating disease; 
  • learn how therapeutic massage can complement other therapeutic interventions and enhance the quality of life in this population; 
  • review safety precautions and contraindications for working with cancer patients; and 
  • discuss the benefits of massage during a treatment regimen. 

Students will practice hands-on techniques for working with clients who are affected by cancer and/or cancer treatments, including techniques for working with clients who are bed- or wheelchair-bound. Students will also learn effective communication and how to use an accurate pressure scale. 

Finally, students will learn about the Society for Oncology Massage (S4OM) and career opportunities for Oncologic Massage Therapists.

February 3th - 5th, 2023

Friday - Sunday, 9:00am - 6:00pm each day

24 CE Hours | $545.00* until 1/13/2023

*$595.00 after 1/13/2023

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