Breast Cancer Rehab – Level 1 – 7 CEUs

915 students

A Comprehensive Understanding of Breast Cancer: Understand the Diagnosis and Identify the Side Effects

Develop a deeper understanding of the different types of breast cancer, the medical and surgical interventions, the side effects, and recovery care interventions in this introductory breast cancer rehabilitation course for physical and occupational therapists and assistants!

Course Description:

“A Comprehensive Understanding of Breast Cancer” is an introductory course for physical and occupational therapists and assistants who are interested in learning more about the breast cancer diagnosis, medical treatment and rehabilitation. Breast anatomy, breast cancer stages, pre and post operative medical treatments, and surgical interventions are just a few of the topics covered. The course will further define the treatable side effects and conditions that breast cancer survivors are faced with after the breast cancer is gone. This online course navigates you into the world of breast cancer so that can gain an understanding of this special population and come closer to becoming a cancer rehabilitation expert!

Objectives

  • Understand breast cancer oncology:  etiology, diagnosis, types, medical treatment, surgical intervention, chemotherapy, radiation, and breast reconstruction.
  • Understand the role of the PT, PTA, OT, or COTA in breast cancer rehabilitation.
  • Identify the conditions and diagnoses appropriate for breast cancer rehabilitation.
  • Identify common side effects of chemotherapy, radiation and surgery and understand which conditions are common and do not require immediate medical attention and which conditions require physician referral.
  • Identify medical complications or side effects that require immediate medical attention.

Level: Beginner

Who can take this course:

  • Physical and Occupational Therapists, PTA’s, COTA’s, LMT

Certification:

  • At the end of your training, you will receive a current dated and signed certificate which should be displayed prominently in your office.
  • This course has been approved by the FPTA for 7CEUs, for both Physical Therapists and PTAs (FPTA approval #CE19-659393).
  • This course has been approved by the AOTA for 7CEUs, for both Occupational Therapists and COTAs (#CE20-659393).
  • Our Courses are CEBroker listed. CEUs will be automatically credited to your account within 15days after the course completion.
  • For the list of the other States Approval click HERE
  • You will have access for 12 weeks from the moment you register.
  • Conquer Breast Cancer expects that you will adhere to the highest ethical standards of conduct and reserves the right to withdraw permission to display and market our certification if you misrepresent ConquerBreastCancer.org, its philosophy or its values.
  • Accreditation of this course does not necessarily imply the FPTA supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.

 

  • Module 1 - Breast Cancer Diagnosis & Medical Treatments
  • Module 2 - Breast Cancer Rehabilitation Physical Side Effects and Conditions Defined

Instructor

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