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Date: Jun 16, 2024
Time: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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

Single Class Tuition: $320    Early Bird Tuition: $250*
Prerequisite: Introduction to Oncology or equivalent Massage (or Equivalent)
To Register,

*EB registration must be completed by May 16, 2024

Ericka Clinton, BS, LMT

This class is designed to introduce and discuss the impact of pharmacology on massage treatment planning. It will focus on differences in cancer biology, drug classifications, and associated side effects. The lecture will explore anti-cancer therapies and the potential adverse events associated with them. Case studies will be integrated throughout the lecture.

The hands-on portion of the class will involve developing and enriching therapists’ intake skills regarding pharmacological considerations, including scheduling, treatment focus, and duration, as well as protocol implications. Case studies from the lecture will be used for hands-on practice.

Therapists will be provided with the opportunity to strategically plan effective, safe, and therapeutic treatments.

Ericka Clinton, B.S., LMT is a NY State Licensed Massage Therapist.  She obtained her license in 1998 after earning a Massage Therapy Diploma from the Swedish Institute.  She has been a faculty member and administrator at the Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences in New York City since 2000.  As a member of the faculty, she has taught practical classes in both Western and Eastern modalities and supervised clinical internships and externships. In 2015 Ericka earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesthetic Neuroscience from Empire State College.

Ericka maintains a private practice as a massage therapist and has worked as a therapist for NY Presbyterian Medical Center’s Integrative Medicine Program, and from 2011-2013 worked at the Bendheim Integrative Medicine Center run by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.  She currently serves as the President of the Board of Directors for the Society For Oncology Massage (S4OM) as well as the Managing Director for the Oncology Massage Training Program and the Managing Supervisor for the Clinic at the Center for the Advancement for Therapeutic Arts (CATA).

She currently teaches a variety of continuing education courses for Massage Therapists in NY and outside the US.  Her courses cover various topics such as oncology massage, Shiatsu, medical massage, anatomy, and working with special populations.

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