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2020 Class Schedule

Foundation Program, 24 CE hours


Learn how to provide safe therapeutic massage for oncology clients. This 24-hour, 3-day program is a core curriculum necessity for massage therapists working with clients in or with a history of cancer treatment and when you look at cancer statistics, that means all licensed therapists, everywhere.


Workshop time is shared between clinical considerations review and hands-on practice, and prepares practitioners with the knowledge to provide safe and therapeutic massage for clients in or with a history of cancer treatment. Day 3 of class includes a one-hour oncology client massage.


Massage therapists who complete this course qualify to register as Preferred Practitioners with the Society for Oncology Massage.

Oncology Massage

Class Details


Class Tuition: $495 standard enrollment; $445 early enrollment


Early Enrollment Discount: Receive $50 reduced rate by paying tuition in full two months before the start date.


Class Times: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. all three days (unless otherwise specified)


Prerequisites: This course is offered to massage therapists, mani/pedi therapists, bodyworkers licensed in other modalities, RN, Nurse Aides, or by special permission of the instructor.


CEU's: 24 Continuing Education hours recognized by NCBTMB; S4OM Society for Oncology Massage; BRN Board of Registered Nursing California; MTAA Alberta Canada; South Carolina LLR


Recommended Reading:

- Medicine Hands: Massage Therapy for People with Cancer, by Gayle MacDonald, MS, LMT

- Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree Approach, by Tracy Walton


Please visit Edu Policies for information about payment processing and cancellation policies.

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March 6-8, 2020

Friday to Sunday

Hoag Cancer Center

Newport Beach, CA



March 24-26, 2020

Ojai Cares

Ojai, CA



May 29-31, 2020

Copeland Heath Education Pavilion French Hospital Medical Center

San Luis Obispo, CA


Join us to learn about


The primary clinical considerations relevant to providing massage for people in or with a history of cancer treatment.


How to customize your massage for oncology clients.


Massage site, positioning and pressure modifications that pertain to medical devices, surgical procedures and drug treatment related side effects.


Workshop concludes with a one-hour oncology massage for someone in or with a history of cancer treatment on the third workshop day.



Course Details



This course is offered to licensed massage therapists, RN, Nurse Aides and allied healthcare professionals, or by special permission of the instructor.


Class times

9am to 6pm all three days unless otherwise specified.


Approved Provider


Board of Reg Nursing, CA, 21CE

Society for Oncology Massage


Education Policies and Guidelines

Please read our Education Policies before registering for class.

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