Updated: Aug 2, 2019
Oncology Skin Care is a safe treatment for those who are affected by cancer and it’s after-effects. It is an advanced field of study specifically involving the modifications of a client’s skin. This study requires a strong understanding of the side effects of any and all cancer treatments. You must be able to modify the skin care treatment and the products, based on the ingredients, to be suitable to each individual client and their skin.
Anyone with a history of cancer
Patients who have been diagnosed with cancer
Unit Goal: To develop a strong understanding of the effects of cancer and be able to
perform an Oncology Treatment Facial with in-depth knowledge of the process
and the decision making required.
Oncology Skincare Training (2 days)
A Training Course for Oncology Skin Care will help you master and learn everything there is to know. Within the class, you will be required to achieve an advanced level of knowledge of cancer, cancer treatment and it’s side effects.
You will learn how….
cancer starts and spreads
to keep in mind inconsistencies and cautions when treating a client with cancer
to recognize primary clinical considerations in providing skin care treatments for people in or with a history of cancer
to make educated choices regarding ingredients and product selection
to perform difficult techniques and pressure requirements
to identify and work with acupressure points useful in addressing common cancer treatment related side effects
to evaluate site and pressure modifications that pertain to medical devices, surgical procedures and drug treatment related side effects
to provide a therapeutic oncology facial for someone in or with a history of cancer treatment