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Advanced Rehab Techniques in Oncology

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Advanced Rehab Techniques in Oncology

Advanced Rehab Techniques in Oncology

This course includes
2:55:44 of Course Material (View)
Patient Exercises (View)
Course Forum
Lifetime access after purchase
Certificate of completion
The instructors

This online physiotherapy course is designed for the advanced health care professionals who have been working with patients with cancer.  It is a follow up to the first course " Rehab Techniques in Oncology".  The course outlines several different types of cancer seen in rehabilitation and goes in significant detail around proper exercise, mobilizations, and myofascial release techniques.  Through the different sections, this course will take a look at Breast Cancer, Hematological Disorders, Lung Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, as well as Melanoma. 

  • The course was designed for Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists.
  • The course includes a downloadable workbook, helpful exercise videos and a certificate of completion. 
  • The course is yours forever to go in and review as you develop your caseload. 

Don’t waste time! Get trained and get started working with this amazing bunch of people!

Course Purpose:

An advanced look at some of the skills and knowledge required for fitness or health professional to work with a client who has had a diagnosis of cancer.

What You Will Learn:

  • An in-depth look at Breast Cancer, Hematological Disorders, Lung Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, as well as Melanoma
  • Appropriate exercise guidelines
  • Types of Therapy

What is Included:

  • Course participants will be provided with courseware including a workbook and certificate of completion.
  • Lifetime access to this course
  • Access to the Forum

To learn more about this course, watch Jodi's short intro video above.

The instructors
Jodi Steele
PT, BKin, BSc(PT)

Jodi earned her kinesiology degree in 1997 and a physiotherapy degree in 1999 from McMaster University. Upon graduation she co-developed an oncology rehabilitation program, Cancer Rehab-The Next Step. In 2005 her husband joined her and founded Cancer Rehab Inc., Canada’s first not-for-profit cancer rehabilitation centre.

In 2009, Jodi designed, developed and launched Wellspring’s Cancer Exercise Program, which continues to be delivered at sites throughout southern Ontario. For her innovative contributions to society, Jodi received the 2009 Arch Award from McMaster University.

Presently Jodi is a professor at Niagara College. She continues to educate peers through educational lectures focusing on cancer exercise and rehabilitation for health care professionals and lymphedema management in the home care setting.

Course Material included in this course
  • Section 2: Medical Interventions
  • 2.1: Lab Values
  • 2.2: Chemotherapy Affect on Rehabilitation
  • 2.3: Radiation
  • 2.4: Immunotherapy
  • 2.5: Anti-Angiogenic Therapy
  • 2.6: Hormonal Therapy
  • Feedback
  • Section 3: Breast Cancer
  • 3.2: Axillary Web Syndrome
  • 3.3: Myofascial Release
  • 3.4: Rehabilitation
  • Feedback
  • Section 4: Hematological Disorders
  • 4.1: Leukemia
  • 4.2: Lymphoma
  • 4.3: Multiple Myeloma
  • 4.4: Treatment
  • 4.5: Rehab Considerations
  • 4.6 Lower Extremity Self Massage
  • 4.7 Subscapular Release
  • Feedback
  • Section 5: Lung Cancer
  • 5: Lung Cancer
  • Feedback
  • Section 6: Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • 6: Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Feedback
  • Section 7: Melanoma
  • 7: Melanoma
  • Feedback
  • Section 8: Lymphedema
  • 8.1: Review
  • 8.2: Lymphedema Measurements
  • 8.3: Skin Care
  • 8.4: Lymphatic Massage & Bandaging
  • 8.5: Lymphedema Exercises
  • Feedback
  • Section 9: Palliative Care
  • 9: Palliative Care
  • Feedback
  • Techniques
  • Skin Rolling
  • Lymphedema Lower Extremity Wrapping
  • Lymphedema Upper Extremity Wrapping
  • Skin Traction for Cording
  • Upper Quadrant Release
  • Subscapular Release
  • Pec Major Gross Release
  • The Hook
  • Techniques Feedback
Patient Exercises included in this course
  • Wall Slide Progression
  • Wall Slides
  • Wall Push-Ups
  • Standing Row
  • Tricep Extension
  • Core Activation
  • Suntanner
  • Prone Y
  • Active Assisted Range of Motion for the Shoulder
  • Bicep Curl
  • Chin Tuck
  • Shoulder External Rotation
  • Core Stability on a Ball
  • Lower Trap Strengthening
  • PNF Patterns
  • Proprioceptive Exercises
  • Ribcage Range of Motion
  • Shoulder Pendulums
  • Shoulder Retractions
  • Sit and Twist
  • Squats
  • Self DARE Stretch
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