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Friday, April 12th 2019

7:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:15 am Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:00 am Dr. William Collinge
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
Keynote Address: The Role Of Massage Therapy In Optimal Care

Noon Lunch Break

1:00 pm Dr. Jerrilyn Cambron
Keynote Address: Oncology Massage Research: A Call To Action 

2:30 pm Coffee Break

3:00 pm Panel Presentation
Cathy Ryan, Gayle MacDonald and Grace Dedinksy: 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

8:30 am Kerry Jordan and Lucille Eddy:  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 Kerry Jordan and Lucille Eddy
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 Lunch Break

1:00 pm Lauren Cates and Kerry Jordan
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 and Kerry Jordan, Q & A

4:30 pm Closing Remarks