Certified Oncology Aesthetics Foundation Training

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Certified Oncology Aesthetics Foundation Training

Divine Indulgence Aesthetics Institute facilitates the 3 days Oncology Aesthetics Foundation Training which complements traditional skincare, spa, and wellness therapies. As an approved training provider with the International Society for Oncology Esthetics and a reputation for effective instruction and quality education, Divine Indulgence Aesthetics Institute empowers wellness practitioners and skin therapist to positively impact the lives of cancer and health challenged patients with compassion and healing.

This program offered by Divine Indulgence Aesthetics Institute is revolutionizing the wellness industry. Our oncology aesthetics foundation training will help you and your clinic or spa, safely modify your treatments and modalities, understand the different cancer treatments, medication and their effects on the skin, especially skins on the higher Fitzpatrick scale, along with identifying clean and safe ingredients recommend for skins compromised by cancer treatments, other health challenges such as sickle cell and diabetes, and or medications. This training will empower and prepare you to provide safe skin therapy, and your cancer patients will feel welcome and safe as they develop trust for you as you provide a healing touch for their skin care concerns.

Divine Indulgence Aesthetics Institute Oncology Aesthetics Foundation training, is designed to educate the wellness professional about cancers and cancer treatments and other health challenges, discovering how to identify individual conditions and how to address them in the spa or clinic setting. Experts deliver thorough instruction and hands-on training in intensive three-day certification programs that include the following ten modules:

  • Prerequisite Reading
    (Students will receive this material after registering for training)
  • Oncology Definitions (Glossary)
  • Immunology
  • Lymphatic System

Module 1: Understanding Cancer
An overview of cancer research and information, including the origins of cancer in cells, cancer types, basic cancer statistics, and possible risks.

Module 2: Oncology Surgery
What are the most common surgical procedures and what are their side effects? What are the necessary treatment modifications and safety considerations when treating a patient with cancer in a clinic or spa setting?

Module 3: Anti-cancer Drug Therapy
What are the most common anti-cancer drugs and what are their side effects? How must wellness professionals modify treatments, including hand, foot and nail treatments, to accommodate cancer patients?

Module 4: Radiation Therapy
What radiation therapies are currently used and how do they affect the cancer patient? How must wellness professionals accommodate the side effects of radiation therapies in their patients?

Module 5: Psychological Therapy
How can we better understand the impact of cancer on the human psyche, including psychological reactions, defense mechanisms, impact on the family, and the “survivor.” How can wellness professionals communicate better with cancer patients based on this understanding?

Module 6: “The Spa Setting”
Addressing the challenges and constraints of treating patients with cancer in the spa setting. How can we use other modalities as complementary therapies in the spa setting?

Module 7: Ingredients in Skincare
Skin Care ingredients can be extremely important when treating patients with cancer. This module helps develop awareness of ingredients that are known carcinogens, toxins, irritants, and are harmful to the skin when used topically.

Module 8: Infection & Control Practices

Module 9: Skin Cancer & Skin Analysis
Learn how being vigilant about your clients’ skin throughout the year can help protect the skin and identify potential skin cancers early.

Module 10: Case Studies
In this module, we introduce case studies, meet real-life survivors and hear about their journeys. We explore personalization of treatments with the understanding that each client with cancer presents unique circumstances. Includes a supervised practicum to gain confidence and professional skills.

Module 11 Marketing
How can your clinic or spa successfully attract more patients with cancer to your facility? Careful planning and targeted marketing can help your business grow.

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