Approved for Continuing Education

*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.

Approved by NCBTMB for 1 CEU for massage therapists.

Course Description

In this course, take a brief look at the tools and tests used to diagnose cancer, and the medical devices that can be part of cancer treatment. This class builds on information in our Cancer Treatments and Massage Therapy series.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome!

    • About the Instructor

    • Course Description

    • A brief word . . .

  • 2

    Diagnostic Tools

    • Diagnostic testing before cancer treatment

    • Diagnostic Tools for Cancer - Scans

    • Diagnostic Tools for Cancer - Lab Tests

  • 3

    Medical Devices

    • VADs

    • My Chemo Port: What It is and How It Works

    • Tubes & Ostomies

    • What is an ostomy?

    • Prostheses, Organ Support, Pumps, and Cooling Caps

  • 4

    Massage Considerations

    • Massage Considerations

  • 5

    Resources

    • Recommended Reading

  • 6

    Final Quiz

    • Final Quiz

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