Nearly 1 in 2 Canadians is expected to be diagnosed with cancer at some point during their lifetime, and these numbers are only expected to increase significantly with our aging population.
With advances in treatments many of these people will survive or live years beyond their diagnoses.
Over the past decade, the research on the immense benefits of exercise and rehabilitation has become undeniable for people dealing with cancer or the many side effects of its’ treatments.
Historically, health professionals have been educated to help prescribe safe rehabilitation and exercise for clients with cardiovascular disease, orthopaedic injuries, neurological diseases and many more conditions.
But a with cancer diagnosis there have not been adequate rehab and exercise options for the many, many people deserving to maximize their health, recovery and survival.
You can become one of the needed movement professionals prepared to help those affected by cancer!
This course is intended to bridge your current knowledge, skills, and experience with a solid understanding of rehab considerations for various cancer diagnoses.
Register 30 days before the course date
Learn how to relate to your clients living with cancer
Assess and prescribe the correct exercises at the right level and dose
Get full course notes and updates online any time
Join a network of cancer movement therapists
Enjoy a full day of up to date research!
Meet other movement clinicians who work in cancer rehab
All delicious meals, snacks, and coffee included for both days
Learn how to find clients needing help with their therapeutic exercise
Understand when it's safe to start exercise after treatments
Sharpen your interviewing and communication skills
Discover whether this may be an ideal client group for you
Tips for speaking with empathy and understanding with your clients
Discuss client case examples to test your new knowledge