Prehab/Rehab for Breast Cancer Patients: Mastectomy, Lumpectomy & Auxiliary Clearance - 1 CPD point.
BCa patients will likely be faced with a range of different surgeries at varying points of their treatment and recovery in their clinical care pathways. Appropriately prescribed exercise programs, both prior to surgery and in rehabilitation can play a pivotal role in their recovery, on going treatment and safe return to different levels of physical activity.
This webinar will go through research and guidelines supporting prehab and rehab programs, the different types of surgeries to remove breast tissue (inc. mastectomy, lumpectomy & auxiliary clearance as well as reconstructive surgeries and exercise rehab considerations for each of these.
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At the completion of this webinar you will have:
1 Basic knowledge of the surgical interventions and reconstructive surgeries for women undergoing treatment for Breast Cancer (BCa).
2 Understanding of the role of an Exercise Physiologist as part of a multidisciplinary team in Oncology clinical care pathways.
3 Exercise Prescription and appropriate stages of both prehab and rehab for surgical BCa patients.
4 Knowledge of assessment tools & objective measures and when to use them in determining appropriate exercise prescription, regressions and progressions.