Blend Online Oncology SpecificTraining
Are you qualified and insured to treat clients with active cancer, or who have had cancer in the last 5 years?
If not this course is a must.
SO MUCH MORE THAN JUST AN ONCOLOGY MASSAGE COURSE
This groundbreaking online training was the first fully online oncology training for soft tissue therapists to be accepted and recognised by FHT and all major insurance companies.
Suitable for all soft tissue therapists or anyone wishing to gain a deeper understanding of working with the clinically fragile client.
Covering subjects as diverse as therapist self care to treatments and side effects, to working with informed consent.
This course frees you to treat your clients with a history of or active cancer without the need to wait for consultant consent or for the 5 year remission period to be over.
About Blend Oncology Specific Training
This is an interactive mentored course comprising of beautiful PDF downloaded lessons backed up by live online training sessions with Tracey course creator and director of Blend Therapy Training.
During this gently paced 6 month course, you will have access to a Private Facebook Support Group
You will be able to access videos for the entirety of the course over a period of 12 months through the member’s area of the website.
Want to work with Oncology Clients?
Join The Blend Online Oncology Specific Training (BOOST Advanced Diploma )
Blend Online Oncology Specific Training is an interactive mentored course for soft tissue therapists. It was the FIRST of its kind in the UK to be recognised by professional organisations and all major insurers.
Suitable for all manual and movement therapists with an interest in working with clients living with cancer this course qualifies you to work both hands on and online with the medically fragile client.
Comprising of beautiful PDF downloaded lessons, videos and backed up by live online training sessions with Tracey course creator and director of Blend Therapy Training.
During this self paced course, you will have access to a Private Facebook Support Group where the interactive live training will happen.
You will be able to access videos for the entirety of the course within this group, and through the member’s area of the website.
With over 200 hours of guided course content you will be covered by our school insurance whilst you study, and your own insurers will also cover you as a student.
Covering subjects as diverse as therapist self care to inform consent, treatments and side effects, to working with informed consent.
This Advanced Post Graduate Diploma qualifies you to treat your clients with a history of or active cancer without the need to wait for consultant consent or for the 5 year remission period to be over.
Who is this course suitable for?
Massage therapists, Myofascial Release Practitioners, Scar Therapists Soft tissue Therapists, Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Osteopaths
In fact anyone who works in the field of physical therapy will benefit from adding these skills to their practice.
This course is for YOU if you wish to be able to work with clients living with cancer with clarity and confidence
Sign Up Now And Change Lives
Where did the work originate?
With over 20 years experience working with oncology clients Tracey developed this course when she saw a real need for therapists who want to work in this field
Many therapists who work with cancer have to wait for consultant consent to work.
This course qualifies you to work with clients living with cancer straight away using the informed consent process
With our fully integrated approach, we will discuss important considerations for anyone working in the field of manual or movement therapy with an emphasis on a holistic approach
How is The Course Delivered
On purchase you will be given immediate access to the Blend Training Centre.
Inside you will find a series of downloadable course manuals, with extensive theory and resources
Presentations and a ton of additional valuable resources including articles, bespoke intake forms, and more
You will be added to the dedicated community group where you may ask questions and get support 24/7
Ongoing access to the group includes monthly live face to face trainings and Q&A with Tracey and The Blend Team
Study in your own time at a pace that suits you
Evergreen access means you may start at any time, no waiting to begin
You get one full year course access to complete the diploma
Ongoing support even after you complete your course via the study group
Ongoing FREE CPD training with Tracey on a range of subjects
PLUS Book Optional LIVE In person hands on Masterclasses to supplement your learning.Learn More About Masterclass Days Here
Do you work with clients living with cancer? Do you feel confident in providing a safe appropriate and effective treatment?
This comprehensive course will qualify you to work with clients with a history of, or who have active cancer, and even whilst undergoing treatment.
Approved and recognised by FHT, ThinkTree Hub Balens and Holistic Insurance Services amongst others. Our online qualification will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to offer support and care just when they really need it without having to turn anyone away whilst you wait for consultant consent.
This course is insurable, thorough and comprises almost 200 hours of in depth knowledge covering everything from Therapist self care to treatment side effects working with scar tissue and more. Suitable for all soft tissue therapists.
What will I Learn
We teach you how to work with informed consent, to give autonomy back to the patient in their healthcare choices.
We encourage you to work alongside the medical team without the need for signed consent from the consultant.
We teach you everything from how to look after yourself to how to care for the many challenges facing the client living with cancer.
And we teach you how to work with clients with ACTIVE cancer whilst being totally insured to do so.
The benefits of Massage and Fascial work for cancer care including recent research and references for further research
Understanding cancer, how it forms, malignancy, metastasis, dispelling myths with research.
Understanding of the treatments offered by the medical profession, medical devices and their impact on the body.
Effects of surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy & drug treatment
The consent process and relevant legislation and record keeping
- Listening skills, how to ask questions to gain information to inform you treatment.
Using an oncology specific intake form
Your role as a massage therapist and when to refer
Red flags and precautions regarding touch when working with sufferers throughout the stages of their illness and recovery
The personal impact of diagnosis
Emotional impact of diagnosis and treatment
Psychological demands of treatment, the disease & social influences
Conditions & side effects associated with cancer and treatment:
The language of cancer, it’s treatment and how to communicate with your client
Cross infection control and how this varies from the average client
Client comfort, aftercare, and homecare
Contraindications and cautions.
Therapist self care and techniques to support the therapist when working with people with life limiting illness
How to adjust your approach to include reference to level of demand, and avoidance of certain sites
How to position your client to ensure comfort following surgery.
Working with implants, ports, stoma bags and central lines.
How to adapt your touch when treating delicate clients.
Working with client feedback
- Working with scars and adhesions following surgery after cancer and radiotherapy
Specific breast cancer care including working with post operative scarring, self massage techniques and recommended exercises for the client
Total Learning hours minimum 150
Blend Online Oncology Training FAQ
Who is the course suitable for?
Anyone who has a minimum level 3 bodywork qualification.
How long do I have access to the materials for?
The course is evergreen meaning you can start when you are ready. The manuals are yours to keep forever, and you get a full access to the videos and the support group for 12 months from purchase
How do we access the course materials?
Whilst the material is delivered online Tracey will be very hands on. The course is delivered through your private members area giving you immediate and evergreen access to the course material
How long does the course take?
This blended learning course comprises 250 hours of self paced study, giving you the freedom to plan your own training schedule to suit your needs.
We recommend you allow around 6 months to complete
How is it delivered?
As well as lessons and videos for download through our members area we offer open interactive access to live teaching support from Tracey and the Blend team via facebook live sessions, the dedicated BOOST Diploma Study Group, PLUS live video chat sessions for group discussion and a chance to ask questions and have answers in real time.
How is the course assessed?
Open book exam and 3x 1 hour case studies
Want to talk about your options or get more insight into if this course is right for you?
Book a free call with Tracey below