Safety for the Cancer Patient

Safety for the Cancer Patient

Practitioners of complementary therapies and their patients are constantly exposed to contagious diseases in a clinical setting. Uncontrolled transmission can have detrimental consequences.

Patients with chronic diseases often have parenteral lines, infusion ports, feeding tubes, catheters and ostomy bags. Therapists must be familiar with such equipment to avoid interfering with their function and to ensure safety during the treatment session. This course teaches the latest methods in the management and control of infection, and reviews the use of common medical equipment.

We are improving the functions of our program website and growing our course offerings. To accomplish these goals, we have temporarily disabled our website; class registration is unavailable at this time. We anticipate our new website will be live in late spring 2015.

If you would like to receive information about our class offerings and to be notified when our new website is ready, please contact the Education Coordinator at Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Target Audience

This is an online integrative oncology course for licensed or certified acupuncturists.