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Breast Cancer Rehabilitation

Klose Training

Format(s):   Live Seminars
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours:   16
Registration Fee:   $450.00

Participants will be able to:
  • Recognize the different types of breast cancers and their treatments: Diagnostic procedures and staging, Surgical procedures, Oncologic treatment, Radiation oncologic treatments,
  • Identify common sequelae and side effects of breast cancer treatments.
  • Identify techniques for evaluating, determining the differential diagnosis of, and treating patients with axillary web syndrome, upper quarter soft tissue dysfunction, and postural and scapular dysfunction following breast cancer treatments
  • Execute soft-tissue mobilization techniques appropriate for facilitation of improved range of motion of the upper extremities and resolution of soft tissue adhesions.
  • Convey basic information regarding lymphedema and infection-prevention techniques to help educate breast cancer patients.
  • Identify the benefits of exercise for breast cancer patients.
  • Identify the stages of tissue healing and when to adjust the treatment of a breast cancer patient based on their stage of tissue healing.

    Target Audience
    This course is offered to all PT, PTA, OT, COTA, NP, MD, DO, PA and Massage Therapists. No prior lymphedema certification is required!

    NOTE: This course is geared toward enhancing the practice and knowledge of Physical and Occupational Therapists and Assistants treating breast cancer patients; parts of this course may be outside the scope of practice for Massage Therapists. It is the responsibility of all health professionals to ensure that they work within the limits of their license.

    Confirmation Notes
    Course Educational Level: Introductory/Intermediate

    Instructional Methods: Lectures and hands-on lab.

    This course totals 16 contact hours and has been approved for CEUs for Physical, Occupational, and Massage Therapists by the organizations and states listed here. Contact hours are also approved for LANA recertification.

    16 hours of instruction are provided in this 2-day course. Usual class hours are: 1st day, 8:00am – 6:00pm 2nd day, 8:00am – 5:00pm Exact class times will be provided in your confirmation letter. For a detailed course schedule, click here

    This two-day course provides essential knowledge of outpatient therapeutic approaches in breast cancer care. A comprehensive review of current diagnostic, surgical, radiation, reconstructive and medical oncologic management for breast cancer is included. Special attention is given to the evaluation, differential diagnosis, and treatment of axillary web syndrome (cording) and postural and scapular dysfunction as well as upper-quadrant soft-tissue changes following breast cancer surgery and radiation therapy. An up-to-date review of recent research findings regarding breast cancer-related lymphedema will also be presented. Instruction is provided through lecture, case studies, lab, and digital video presentations. Each day will be divided into two sections: theoretical and hands-on application.

    For more information about the Breast Cancer Rehabilitation course, visit
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    To receive a 10% discount, enter discount code REHABEDGE10% when registering online or request this discount if registering by phone

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