Integrative Oncology Rehab Certification Course


Learning objectives:

the surgical procedure and previous or ongoing treatment of an oncology care
patient and how it relates to progress in our rehab protocols, special focus
will be on types of oncological breast surgeries and types of reconstruction

Obtain a working
knowledge of cancer pathogenesis, tumor and disease identification

Evaluate chemotherapy
agents and their side effects and complications including chemo induced
neuropathy, fatigue, myelosuppression

Establish treatment
protocols including exercise based on ACSM guidelines with the ability of the
patient to progress on their own, long term; soft tissue work and other manual
techniques to restore ROM, strength and thus function.  Both aspects of rehab will lend to the
patient feeling whole and indirectly aid in restoring mental and emotional

Gain the ability to
properly utilize functional outcomes measures, (FOMS) and appropriate G-codes,
CPT codes and ICD-10 codes in documentation

 Discover patient
education techniques related to self soft-tissue mobilization, exercise,
chemotherapy side-effect compensation, and other needs of oncology care

Relate the basic anatomy
and physiology of the lymphatic system to that of a patient in oncology
care.  Understand how lymphedema may
impact their functional limitations and what to do to help them reach their
full rehab potential

Understand the gold
standards in lymphatic/lymphedema care in a patient that has had lymph node
removal or impairment

Recognize the physical
and psychosocial implications of cancers involving bowel, bladder, and
reproductive organs, how this impacts their functional gains and how to best

Round table discussion
with current research on other related topics of interest submitted within 30
days of course.


Thursday November 16th, 2017 - Saturday November 18th, 2017

Ft. Lauderdale, FL


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