Agenda - 2016 Oncology Massage Healing Summit

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Main Conference

Thursday, April 21, 2016

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

Welcome Reception and Networking Event
Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington
3900 American Blvd, Bloomington, MN 55437


Friday, April 22, 2016

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

Registration, check-in, continental breakfast
Visit Exhibitors

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

Welcome and Conference Overview

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

Keynote Address - Aromatherapy
Rhiannon Lewis, FIFPA, Director, Essential Oil Resource Consultants (France) and editor, International Journal of Clinical Aromatherapy

(10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Break - Visit Exhibitors and Poster Sessions) 

11:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions - attend your choice of one session:

A. Music, Vibration and Compassionate Connections
Amy Camie, spiritual harpist, recording artist
(Repeated Sat. 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.)

B. Oncology Rehabilitation, A Multi-Disciplinary Approach
Catherine Horst, PT, CertMDT, STAR/C, Program Coordinator of IPMR STAR Oncology Rehab and Director of Research and Clinical Innovation at IPMR; Mary Piefer, RN, LMT

C. Creating Space: Addressing Scar Tissue and Shoulder Mechanics for the Breast Cancer Client – Manual Therapies and Axillary Coding
Jamie Elswick, LMT, Director of Medical Anatomy, University of Alaska, Anchorage
(Repeated Sat. 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

D. The Visual Side of Marketing Massage Therapy
Ryan Hoyme, BCTMB

E. Bodywork as an Affirmation of Living in the Midst of Dying
Meg Robsahm, MEd, LMP, BCTMB

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Catered Lunch - cafeteria

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions - attend your choice of one session:

A. Iris Cancer Partnership: A Journey around Scotland – Developing our Community Partnerships to Bring More Free Massage to People with Cancer
Maggi Scott
(Repeated Sat. 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.)

B. Hospital Based Massage Therapy Program Panel Discussion
Tracy Walton, MS, NCTMB; Karen Armstrong, LMT, NCTM; Lauren Muser Cates, CMT, S4OM; Sat-Siri Sumler, LMT, NCTMB, RYT

C. Pediatric Oncology Massage: An Introduction
Tina Allen, LMT, CPMMT, CPMT, CIMT
(Repeated Sat. 10:30 a.m.-Noon)

D. Oncology Aesthetics Massage: An Essential Pathway to Integrating Skin Care and Massage to Promote Optimal Health and Healing
Raj Anderson, BS, LMT, LME, BCTMB

E. Ethics for Working with Cancer Patients and Their Caregivers
Laura Allen, BS, LMBT

(3:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Break - Visit Exhibitors and Poster Sessions) 

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

Breakout Sessions - attend your choice of one session:

A. The Importance of Massage for the Palliative Patient
Gillian Desreaux, DipRM, CLT, TAE; Deborah Hart, COMT, DipBT, DipCN, DipRM, TAE

B. Hospital Based Massage Therapy Program Panel
Tracy Walton, BS, NCTMB; Carolyn Tague, MA, CMT; Brianne Pinkson, LPN, LMT; Lucille Eddy

C. Application of Manual Lymph Drainage in the Management of Secondary Lymphedema of the Upper Extremity after Breast Cancer Treatment with Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Marina Maduro, PT, DPT, WCC, CLT-LANA, MLD/CDT Instructor, Faculty, Medical Advisor and Director of Curriculum, Academy of Lymphatic Studies
(Repeated Sat. 10:30 a.m.-Noon)

D. Oncology Clients at the Spa
Johnnette du Rand, CMT, BCTMB, S4OM

E. Radical Bolstering: Taking the Work Out of Lying Down
Nanci Newton, LMT; Erika R. Slocum, LMT


Saturday, April 23, 2016

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

Continental Breakfast
Visit Exhibitors

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Palliative Care: Opening the Edges of our Profession
Jack Blackburn, LMP, RC, MTS-SD

(10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Break - Visit Exhibitors and Poster Sessions)

10:30 a.m. - Noon

Breakout Sessions - attend your choice of one session:

A. Aromatherapy
Rhiannon Lewis, FIFPA

B. Pediatric Oncology Massage: An Introduction
Tina Allen, LMT, CPMMT, CPMT, CIMT

C. Application of Manual Lymph Drainage in the Management of Secondary Lymphedema of the Upper Extremity after Breast Cancer Treatment with Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Marina Maduro, PT, DPT, WCC, CLT-LANA, MLD/CDT Instructor, Faculty, Medical Advisor and Director of Curriculum, Academy of Lymphatic Studies

D. Get Your Grant On: Tips for Developing Successful Grant Proposals
Martha Brown Menard, PhD, LMT, Direct of Crocker Institute

E. Cadaver Lab: Visual Dissection
Kim Swineheart, DC
(Repeated Sat. 1:30-3:00 p.m.)

Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Catered Lunch - cafeteria

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions - attend your choice of one session:

A. Showing Up: A Suffering and Authenticity Throwdown
Lauren Muser Cates, CMT, S4OM

B. Iris Cancer Partnership: A Journey around Scotland: Developing our Community Partnerships to Bring More Free Massage to People with Cancer
Maggi Scott

C. Presencing Away the Fear
Jack Blackburn, LMT, RC, MTS-SD

D. Oncology Clients at the Spa
Johnnette du Rand, CMT, BCTMB, S4OM

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

F. Cadaver Lab: Visual Dissection
Kim Swineheart, DC

(3:00 p.m.-3:30 a.m. Break - Visit Exhibitors and Poster Sessions)

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions - attend your choice of one session:

A. Music, Vibration and Compassionate Connections
Amy Camie, spiritual harpist, recording artist

B. A Role for Massage in Cancer Survivorship
Deborah Hart, COMT, DipBT, DipCN, DipRM, TAE; Katie Butler, BA, COMT, DipRM, CLT, TAE

C. Creating Space: Addressing Scar Tissue and Shoulder Mechanics for the Breast Cancer Client – Manual Therapies and Axillary Coding
Jamie Elswick, LMT, Director of Medical Anatomy, University of Alaska, Anchorage

D. Mentoring
Tracy Walton, MS, NCTMB

E. What’s in Your Massage Products? A Discussion of how creams, lotions and extracts are made and what ingredients are in them
Dianna Dapkins, CMT, Owner of Pure Pro

5:05 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Blessing of the Hands - Evaluations
Lauren Muser Cates, CMT, S4OM

5:45 p.m.

Main conference adjourns


Post-Conference

Sunday, April 24, 2016

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
(one-hour lunch on your own)

Post-Conference Seminars - choose one of the 5-hour seminars ($150):

A. Creating Space: Addressing Scar Tissue and Shoulder Mechanics for the Breast Cancer Client (Limited to 50 people)
Jamie Elswick, LMT, Director of Medical Anatomy, University of Alaska, Anchorage

B. Presencing with Cancer Patients (Limited to 40 people)
Jack Blackburn, LMT, RC, MTS-SD

C. Clinical Applications of Essential Oils for Cancer Patients
Rhiannon Lewis, FIFPA

D. Pediatric Oncology Massage
Tina Allen, LMT, CPMMT, CPMT, CI

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