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Training for therapists: one-day courses

Cancer & its Treatments

This course is suitable for complementary therapists, volunteers, healthcare professionals and other staff with a non-oncology background.

  • The cancer journey

  • The impact of a cancer diagnosis

  • What is cancer?

  • Treatment options for cancer and possible side effects

It is recommended that therapists attend this course every four years. Therapists who are on the LJMC Complementary Therapy Network List may attend at no charge as a 'refresher'.

Using Complementary Therapies for Cancer Patients

This course is designed for complementary therapists wishing to further their knowledge of cancer and working appropriately with cancer patients.

It will increase therapists' confidence in working with cancer patients and adapting their therapies to meet their patients' needs.

There will be presentations on the patients' journey and therapists' experiences as well as case studies, group work, guidelines and practical demonstrations.

Therapists who are on the LJMC Complementary Therapy Network List may attend as a 'refresher' for half the normal fee.


Please note: numbers are limited and these courses book up very quickly.

Cost: There is no charge for these courses for therapists who work at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre or within East & North Hertfordshire NHS Trust. For other therapists, please ask.

Training is generally held in March and October each year.

Please contact us for further details.

 

 

Last updated: November 29, 2017