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Date: Oct 20, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Online bookings are not available for this class, please see registration info below.

Joy A. McIlvaine, MS, RN, ANP-BC, LAc and Michael Alicia, LMT

6 CEs NCBTMB/NY State Certified
Prerequisite: Introduction to Oncology Massage (or equivalent)
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This continuing education course is designed to review the concepts of ethical standards, professional behavior, and acknowledgement of boundaries for the patient with cancer in the therapeutic setting of home, hospital and hospice.

Major topics include: basics of ethics in healthcare, morality, virtues, client rights, practitioner responsibility, confidentiality, privacy, managing boundaries, transference, dual relationships, nondiscrimination and cultural sensitivity.

The last two hours of the course (not CE eligible) will be devoted to Jin Shin Jyutsu energy/boundaries work.

McIlvaine photo copyJoy A. McIlvaine, MS, RN, ANP-BC, LAc is an educator for nurses and therapists and she has practiced massage therapy for over 20 years. She currently works as a Nurse Education Manager at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in New York City. She has a varied history of studies including massage therapy, therapeutic yoga, meditation, Jin Shin Jyutsu and Asian Medicine including acupressure, acupuncture and herbal therapy. She received her Masters of Oriental Medicine from the Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College in Berkeley, CA and had a private practice in Mill Valley, CA. With a desire towards the integrative vision of medicine, Joy studied nursing and received an Adult Nurse Practitioner degree from Columbia University in New York City. Her training included a specialty in Herbs, Nutraceuticals and Supplements and a second specialty in Palliative and End-of-Life Care. She also completed a post-graduate fellowship in Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel’s Center for Health and Healing. For CATA’s Oncology Massage Training and Certification curriculum, she teaches courses in Jin Shin Jyutsu Self-Help; Palliative and End-of-Life Care; Ethics, Professionalism & Boundaries; and Asian Bodywork & Energetics.

MichaelAlicia-featuredMichael Alicia, LMT is the Founder and Director of CATA, NYC. He has been a licensed massage therapist since 1992 with a thriving practice in Manhattan. Referrals come from long-time satisfied clients, New York’s Broadway and Ballet communities, as well as doctors and chiropractors who prescribe massage for acute injury, chronic pain, stress reduction and performance enhancement. His therapeutic sessions are crafted with an eye toward resolving chronic problems using a variety of techniques, including various forms of massage like Swedish, deep tissue, medical massage, shiatsu and Thai massage, while also including rehabilitative exercises in the form of stretching and strengthening exercises.

Michael has been a teacher of Swedish massage, shiatsu and Thai massage at the venerable Swedish Institute since 1994. He is also a visiting faculty member at the Therapeutic Massage Training Institute in Charlotte, North Carolina.

He is the author of The Massage Therapist’s Handbook and The Stretching Process DVD and Workshop.

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