Online Cancer Awareness for Beauty and Holistic Therapists – CPD Course

This is a CPD introduction to working with those affected by cancer and covers the condition, the treatment, side effects and the ways in which therapists can help. This is a practical and interactive course which will draw on the experience of the delegates as well as the knowledge and experience of the tutor.

This one-day CPD introduction to working with cancer patients we will cover:

  • The biology of cancer
  • Main treatments for cancer and their side-effects
  • The mechanisms underlying the side-effects
  • The ways in which the main treatments impact cancer and what can go wrong
  • Medical devices that you may encounter
  • The main contraindications to touch for those going through treatment for cancer
  • The emotional impact of diagnosis and treatment
  • The personal impact of a cancer diagnosis
  • Evidence to support the many well-proven benefits of touch therapies to those affected by cancer
  • The language of cancer, it’s treatment and how to welcome your client
  • The products (massage oils, skin care and essential oil blends) that can be used with those affected by cancer
  • How to make a client comfortable
  • Ways in which therapists can look after themselves as well as others, emotionally and physically
  • The hygiene standards required when working with cancer patients
  • The requirements of the laws in place to protect the client and the therapist
  • The simple steps that can be taken to ensure compliance with relevant legislation

This live webinar is hosted by Jennifer Young.

Start time 1000

End Time 1700

Course fee includes a printed copy of your workbook and all other learning materials. The course pack will be posted to you before the live session.

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