Agenda

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Friday, April 12th 2019

7:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:15 am Welcome and Opening Remarks
Hosted by Jane

9:00 am Dr. William Collinge MPH, PhD, LCSW
Caregiver Education In Safe Use Of Touch And Massage Techniques As Taught In The Touch, Caring and Cancer Program. 

10:00 am Coffee Break

10:30 am Lauren Cates LMT
Keynote Address: The Role Of Massage Therapy In Optimal Care

Noon Luncheon
Hosted by ICBC

1:00 pm Dr. Jerrilyn Cambron LMT, DC, MPH, PhD
Keynote Address: Oncology Massage Research: A Call To Action 

2:30 pm Coffee Break

3:00 pm Panel Presentation
Cathy Ryan RMT, Gayle MacDonald MS, LMT and Grace Dedinksy BSc, RMT: A Discussion On Their Experiences In Working With Oncology Patients.

5:00 pm Complimentary Reception
Hosted by the RMTBC and Panorama Legal

 

Saturday,  April 13th 2019

7:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:15 am Welcome and Opening Remarks
Hosted by Jane

8:30 am Lauen Cates LMT & Kerry Jordan LMT: Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy: A Presentation On The Condition And How It Happens - followed by a skills/hands-on protocol instruction.

10:00 am Coffee Break

10:30 am Lauren Cates LMT & Kerry Jordan LMT
The Walton Pressure Scale: A Presentation On The Scale And The Need For A Shared Language Around Pressure - followed by a skills/hands-on protocol instruction.

Noon Luncheon
Hosted by Wilson M. Beck

1:00 pm Lauren Cates LMT & Kerry Jordan LMT
Unconscious Bias And The Ways That Our Stories About Illness And Health Prevent Us From Being Of The Greatest Service Possible. 

2:30 pm Coffee Break

3:00 pm Continuation of Lauren Cates LMT & Kerry Jordan LMT, Q & A

4:30 pm Closing Remarks