Pink Ribbon Program Coming to Reno!


Register to become a Post Rehabilitative Breast Cancer Exercise Specialist!  The Pink Ribbon Program is coming to Reno, Nevada on November 4 & 5, 2011.  This very special course is open to physical therapists, occupational therapists, Pilates instructors, personal trainers, lymphedema treatment specialists and nurses.   The Pink Ribbon Program helps restore the quality of life and healthy body image for those who have been diagnosed with breast cancer despite any physical limitations brought on by their course of treatment.  Click for more information on the Pink Ribbon Program and to register for these special classes.

Click here to register for the Pink Ribbon Program

Course Description:

The goal of this interactive two day course is to provide the participants with a knowledge base that is essential to the successful evaluation of the breast cancer survivor, from diagnosis to treatment, recovery, prevention of lymphedema and proper exercise guidelines and protocols.

Date and Times:

November 4 & 5, 2011
Friday: 2:00pm – 8:00pm,  Saturday:  8:00am – 2:00pm

Training Location:

Saint Mary’s Center for Health & Fitness
645 N. Arlington Ave., Suite 100
Reno, Nevada  89503

Cost:

Workshop $425, Course materials $35 plus shipping

Title:

Post Rehabilitative Breast Cancer Exercise Specialist

Continuing Education Credits:

Approved by ACE (American Council on Exercise) – 1.1 CECs
Approved by PMA (Pilates Method Alliance) for 11 hours

Upon completion of the class you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the different surgeries, including breast reconstruction and the impact of these surgeries on physical mobility.
  • Understand the signs and symptoms of upper extremity lymphedema and axillary web syndrome.
  • Develop a comprehensive rehabilatation program using a Pilates-based approach including movement sequencing specific for the breast cancer survivor.

Click here for more information on the Pink Ribbon Program

One Response to “Pink Ribbon Program Coming to Reno!”

  1. Hayley says:

    Yea, Healing Moves! Sounds like a great class!

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