Approved for Continuing Education

Approved by NCBTMB for 1 CEU for massage therapists.


*Please note: In order to be eligible for CE credit, you must register with your full name (as it appears on your professional license) and your license state and number.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome!

    • About the Instructor

    • Course Description

    • A brief word . . .

  • 2

    Introduction

    • What are biologic therapies?

  • 3

    Hormone Therapy

    • What is hormone therapy?

    • Side effects of hormone therapy

    • Adverse Effects of Hormone Therapy in Prostate Cancer

    • Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer and the Side Effects of Tamoxifen

  • 4

    Immunotherapy

    • The Healthy Immune System

    • The Immune System and Cancer

    • Tumour immunology and immunotherapy

    • Types of Immunotherapy

    • Cancer can be tricky...

    • CAR T-cell Therapy

    • T-cell Therapy Side Effects

    • How to biohack your cells to fight cancer - Greg Foot

  • 5

    Thank you!

    • Thank you

  • 6

    Final Quiz

    • Final Quiz

  • 7

    Resources

    • Recommended Reading

Instructor

Instructor & Education Director

Rebecca Sturgeon

In addition to being a valuable member of Healwell’s faculty and curriculum development team, Rebecca is also Healwell’s Education Director. She works tirelessly to organize existing courses and to create new opportunities for Healwell to offer meaningful and robust inter-professional education for massage therapists and other health care providers. Rebecca co-authored "Oncology Massage: An integrative approach to cancer care" (Handspring, 2021.) As a former teacher of writing at the college level, Rebecca is passionate about the written word and about all forms of human communication. In her massage practice, she focuses on integrating therapeutic massage as part of overall health and wellness care. She is also an experienced mentor to new massage therapists, and facilitator of learning groups.

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