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

    Breast Reconstruction

    • Another brief word

    • Breast Reconstruction - Part One

    • Breast Reconstruction - Part Two

  • 3

    Head and Neck Cancers, Bone Cancers

    • Jaw Reconstruction

    • Mohs Surgery

    • Rotationplasty

  • 4

    Massage Considerations and Story Time

    • Masssage Considerations

    • Story Time!

    • DIEP Flap Reconstruction

    • What are our stories about breast reconstruction?

    • Surgery and Recovery: Mandibular Free-Flap Reconstruction

    • What are our stories about jaw reconstruction?

    • Shanna's Rotationplasty

    • What are our stories about rotationplasty?

  • 5

    Resources

    • Recommended Reading

    • Mandibulectomy and fibula free flap reconstruction

    • Scientists Synthesize Jawbones From Pig Fat

    • FDA Updates Breast Implant Labeling Recommendations to Help Inform Patients About Dangerous Potential Side Effects

  • 6

    Final Quiz

    • Final Quiz

Instructors

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.

Instructor & Operations Director

Kerry Jordan

Kerry is a teacher for Healwell and is an essential part of the curriculum development team. She brings 20 years of experience as an instructor and has an extensive background in teaching pathology and physiology and adapting massage therapy for special populations. Before training as a massage therapist, Kerry owned and operated a successful yoga studio in Boston. She has been teaching yoga since 1999. Kerry effortlessly weaves the principles of yoga and meditation into her teaching and service work with yogis, massage therapists and health care providers.

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