Agenda - 2013 Oncology Massage Healing Summit

Main Conference

Thursday, April 18, 2013

5:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Welcome Reception and Networking Event
Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington


Friday, April 19, 2013

7:45 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Registration, check-in, continental breakfast
Exhibit Hall open

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Welcome and Conference Overview

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Keynote Address - Compassionate Presence 
Frank Ostaseski
Founder, Zen Hospice Project and Metta Institute®

(10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Break - Exhibit Hall and Poster Sessions open) 

11:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions - attend your choice of one session:

A. Lymphadema: An Evidence-Based Examination of the Disease, Client Profile and Gold Standard Therapy
Steve Norton, CDT certified instructor, CLT-LANA
(Repeated Fri. 2:30 p.m.)

B. Cancer Care: Fascia, Adhesions and the Effects of Manual Therapy in Post-Treatment Oncology
Susan Chapelle, RMT
(Repeated Sat. 2:30 p.m)

C. Aromapsychology in Cancer Care: Evidence and Applications
Rhiannon (Harris) Lewis, FIFPA
Director, Essential Oil Resource Consultants (France) and editor, International Journal of Clinical Aromatherapy

(Repeated Sat. 11:00 a.m.)

D. Marketing for the Future of Oncology Massage 101
Lisa Faski, LMT
(Repeated Sat. 2:30 p.m.)

E. Opening Intuition: You as Your Most Valuable Resource
Lauren Muser Cates, CMT/LMT, NCTMB
Founder and instructor, Lighthold Massage Therapy and End-of-Life Care and president, Society for Oncology Massage (S4OM)
(Repeated Sat. 11:00 a.m.)

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Catered Lunch - cafeteria

2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions - attend your choice of one session:

A. Strengthening the Mind and Spirit through Bodywork: Understanding Heart Chi
Isabel Adkins, BA, CMT, CMLDT
Founder and primary instructor, 300-hour certification program in Oncology Massage: Blending East with West Therapy

(Repeated Sat. 2:30 p.m.)

B. Lymphedema: An Evidence-Based Examination of the Disease, Client Profile and Gold Standard Therapy
Steve Norton, CDT Certified Instructor, CLT-LANA

C. Oncology Massage Case Study Panel
Wendy Miner, BA, LMT and Meg Robsahm, MEd, LMP, NCTMB

D. Therapist on the Table: Life and Work after a Cancer Diagnosis
Christine Lambrechts, DipRM, OMT, CLT

E. Self Care Through Movement: Tai Chi, Yoga and Qi Gong

(4:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Break - Exhibit Hall and Poster Sessions open) 

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions - attend your choice of one session:

A. The Benefits and Needs of Mentoring and Supervision
Gayle MacDonald, MS, LMT

B. Bowen Therapy: Myths, Miracles, and Cancer
Eleanor Oyston, CT (ASC), DipRM, Bowen Therapist, ATMS, BTFA, AAMT, AIMA
(Repeated Sat. 2:30 p.m.)

C. Using a Decision Tree to Treat the Whole Person in Oncology Massage
Tracy Walton, MS, NCTMB

D. The Case for Case Reports: Planning and Conducting a Publishable Case Report
Martha Menard, PhD, CMT

E. Self Care Through Movement: Tai Chi, Yoga and Qi Gong


Saturday, April 20, 2013

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast
Exhibit Hall open

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Special Presentation - Now I Must Begin Again: A True-Life Story of One Woman's Final Journey 
Megan Cole

(10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Break - Exhibit Hall and Poster Sessions open)

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions - attend your choice of one session:

A. Aromapsychology in Cancer Care: Evidence and Applications
Rhiannon (Harris) Lewis, FIFPA

B. Creating Spaciousness, Connecting with Spirit and Creativity
Gayle MacDonald, MS, LMT

C. Connections: Hearing True Voices from the Healing Arts
Megan Cole

D. Opening Intuition: You as Your Most Valuable Resource
Lauren Muser Cates, CMT/LMT, NCTMB

E. Cadaver Lab
Kim Swineheart, DC
(Repeated at 2:30 p.m.)

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Catered Lunch - cafeteria

2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions - attend your choice of one session:

A. Cancer Care: Fascia, Adhesions and the Affects of Manual Therapy
Susan Chapelle, RMT

B. Strengthening the Mind and Spirit through Bodywork: Understanding Heart Chi
Isabel Adkins, BA, CMT, CMLDT

C. Dispelling Myths, Teaching Truths, and Making Responsible Claims about the Effects of Oncology Massage
Tracy Walton, MS, NCTMB

D. Bowen Therapy: Myths, Miracles, and Cancer
Eleanor Oyston, CT (ASC), DipRM, Bowen Therapist, ATMS, BTFA, AAMT, AIMA

E. Marketing for the Future of Oncology Massage 101
Lisa Faski, LMT

F. Cadaver Lab
Kim Swineheart, DC

G. Self Care Through Movement: Tai Chi, Yoga and Qi Gong

4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Closing and Blessing


Post-Conference

Sunday, April 21, 2013

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(one-hour lunch on your own)

Post-Conference Seminars - choose one of the 7-hour seminars ($169):
(limited enrollment)

A. Understanding and Supporting Energy Depletion with Eastern Bodywork
Isabel Adkins, BA, CMT, CMLDT

B. Clinical Applications of Essential Oils for Cancer Patients
Rhiannon (Harris) Lewis, FIFPA

C. Surprise and Surrender: Balance and Self-Awareness in End of Life Care
Lauren Muser-Cates, CMT/LMT, NCTMB

The 4-hour seminar ($85) is FULL:
(was limited to 20 participants)

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

D. Reflexology and Fascia: A Unique Approach to Support Well-Being (FULL)  
Maureen Fox, RGN, RCRT      

  

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