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Webinar Recording: Oncology Acupuncture Support

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Where: Online

CPE: 1.5 CPE points

Access: Webinar recordings can be watched at any time.

Oncology Acupuncture Support

Oncology acupuncture is an emerging field which offers the acupuncturist an opportunity to help patients with cancer, as well as, those who recovered from cancer. 

Increasing research evidence in acupuncture for cancer care has prompted more cancer patients seeking acupuncture service. However, clinicians are often ill-equipped with limited knowledge and skills to effectively apply acupuncture in an oncologic setting with confidence. 

In this webinar, we will articulate specific acupuncture techniques for commonly presenting symptoms and identify risks and contraindications of using acupuncture in cancer patients. 

Learners will gain a set of knowledge and skills needed to successfully apply oncology acupuncture for cancer care.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this workshop, attendees will be able to –

  • Use the skills and knowledge gained to effectively treat common presenting complaints of cancer patients.
  • Recognize risk factors associated with practice of oncology acupuncture.

Dr. Suzanne Grant

Dr Suzanne Grant has been the Senior Acupuncturist at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse Comprehensive Cancer Centre in Sydney since it opened in 2013. 

She has completed formal oncology acupuncture study and ward rounds with the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre. She is a Senior Research Fellow at the NICM Medicine Health Research Institute, and is a registered Chinese Herbalist and Acupuncturist with nearly 20 years’ experience. 

Dr. Grant is currently engaged in clinical research in acupuncture, Chinese herbs and other complementary therapies. She is the author of over 30 peer-reviewed publications.

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