Oncology & Lymphedema Education

Carmen’s MBA Trip to Paris and Berlin

Carmen, Monarch’s Director/Lead Instructor recently visited Paris and Berlin with her Executive MBA Class from UVA Darden. She enjoyed learning from global executives, touring the cities, and spending time with her classmates. She may have also enjoyed a croissant or two. 😉 Read more about their trip here: https://blogs.darden.virginia.edu/international/2018/07/24/executive-mba-class-of-2019-students-visit-paris-and-berlin-for-europe-global-residency/

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Introversion Is My Public Speaking Superpower

One of the greatest misunderstandings of introverts is that we don’t like presenting in front of other people. Like shyness, fear of public speaking is another alleged trait of the introverted person. If I’m honest with myself, some of the worst speeches I’ve endured have been by people who love the attention but don’t deliver…

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Addressing Edema and Pain in Athletes

Manual Lymphatic Drainage and Compression Bandaging (not ACE wraps) is now widely accepted as the gold standard in edema management in national and international conferences and symposia. Gone are the days of retrograde massage, pneumatic compression pumps, and ACE wraps only. The lymphatic system is comprised of delicate vessels just below the skin. They assist…

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Craniosacral and Lymphatic Connection

Cranial Circle N0: 40 “The Craniosacral Lymphatic Connection” CST ALLIANCE·SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2017 Lymphatics play a significant role in the circulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). Bruno Chikly has known this for a long time. In his book “Silent Waves” there is a quote from the writings of A.T. Still, “your patient had better save his…

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New Comprehensive Integrative Oncology Rehab Certification

Description of Learning Objectives: Interpret the surgical procedure and previous or ongoing treatment of an oncology care patient and how it relates to progress in our rehab and bodywork protocols, special focus will be on types of oncological surgeries and types of reconstruction. Obtain a working knowledge of cancer pathogenesis, tumor and disease identification. Evaluate…

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How can CLT training help me as a massage therapist?

From a former CLT graduate to a student inquiry. Hello Mary, My name is Jane and I am a Certified Massage Therapist from Richmond, Va. Here in VA we are Certified as opposed to Licensed (but were are working to improve that legislatively). You can perhaps better acquaint yourself with my practice by visiting our…

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How can having a certified lymphedema therapist benefit my facility?

Powerful growth for your facility while increasing outcomes in your skilled, long-term care and outpatients. Lymphedema Programs are a growing segment of patient care. Through our lymphedema certification programs, Monarch Continuing Education can help you provide quality care while increasing your RUGs levels and Part B utilization. Why having Certified Lymphedema Therapists at your facility…

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