7th Workshop for Acupuncturists, Massage Therapists,& Yoga Teachers

Integrative Medicine Program's 7th Workshop for Acupuncturists, Massage Therapists, and Yoga Teachers

July 27-29, 2011

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

8th Floor Conference Center

Cancer Prevention Building

Goal Persons touched by cancer may enhance their quality of life through the safe and effective delivery of massage, acupuncture, and yoga which complement conventional cancer treatments with a focus on physical, mind-spirit, and social well-being. These treatment modalities can be successfully and safely integrated with conventional medical care when delivered by trained professionals to improve outcomes for cancer patients.

Purpose This course will provide licensed massage therapists, licensed acupuncturists, and trained yoga teachers an overview of evidence-based practice in cancer care.

Topics of recent research findings, recommendations for treating common side-effects, ethical issues, safety issues and case presentations will be presented.

Target Audience This program should be of interest to licensed acupuncturists, licensed massage therapists, and yoga teachers.

AND the Annie Appleseed Project suggests including Patient Advocates

http://www.mdanderson.org/education-and-research/education-and-training/schools-and-programs/cme-conference-management/conferences/cme/conference-management-7th-workshop-for-acupuncturists-massage-therapists-and-yoga-teachers.html

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