Oncology Massage Program Description
Continuing Education Units
We are proud to be a NCBTMB provider. Upon completion of the class, graduates from this program will earn 100 continuing education units.
2013 Class Dates
Class 30 Friday, Saturday and Sunday
February 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24
Class 31 Friday, Saturday and Sunday
- May 3, 4, 5, 17, 18, 19
Class 32 Tuesday through Sunday
- July 9 -14
Class 33 Saturday and Sunday
- September 28 - 29
- October 5 - 6
- October 12 - 13
All classes are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
About Our Oncology Massage Instructor
Karen Armstrong, NCTM, is highly regarded in the Midwest as the Supervisor of Clinical Massage and the program director of the Oncology/Hospital Massage School at Beaumont Health System. Karen supervises more than 30 clinical massage therapists, the largest number of hospital-based therapists in North America, and she has initiated several clinical massage research protocols. Her therapists treat patients in many outpatient locations, as well as, in the hospital. In 2010, these therapists treated over 6,500 outpatients. Karen is an active member of the AMTA, ABMP and the Society for Oncology Massage (S4OM). In addition, Karen has extensive experience in neuromuscular massage and knowledge of many complementary medicine modalites. Karen is currently Chairperson of the Michigan Board of Massage Therapy and a Board of Director for the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards.
Guest Lecture Experts
- Genetic Counselor
- Manual Lymphatic Training Therapist
- Natropath Doctor
- Oncology Nurse