UPCOMING TRAINING EVENTS

  1. ONCOLOGY AESTHETICS FOUNDATION TRAINING (OAFT) – LONDON

    July 9 @ 8:00 am - July 11 @ 5:00 pm
  2. ONCOLOGY AESTHETICS WORKSHOP (OAW) : TEL AVIV

    July 13 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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19 06, 2017

What Cancer Care Looks Like in the Future

By | 2017-06-19T20:42:25+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Articles and News, Morag's desk|0 Comments

This article is written by Dr Steven Curley, Professor and Chief of Surgical Oncology at the Baylor College of Medicine in Texas, USA. In reading his article – he does address awareness about cancer; things that can be prevented and how we as humans are subject to so many influences. “We must also be willing [...]

19 06, 2017

Hyperpigmentation – Drug Causes During Chemotherapy

By | 2017-06-19T20:37:02+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Estheticians who believe they should be advising clients to use products with ingredients to fight off hyperpigmentation during chemotherapy as a norm are not really delving into specifics regarding the drugs what may cause hyperpigmentation during chemotherapy. If their standard approach is to do so, the intent may be a good one as a preventative [...]

19 06, 2017

Patient Care – List Your Business on a World Map with the Foundation 96

By | 2017-06-19T20:30:27+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Articles and News, Morag's desk|0 Comments

Many people diagnosed with cancer want to understand the various treatment methods and associated side effects: surgery, chemotherapy, radiation and other targeted therapies designed to treat cancer can leave the patient fatigued and stressed. At FOUNDATION 96 we are busy researching the various side effects associated with cancer treatment. We are passionate about cancer patients [...]

8 05, 2017

Employment Opening – Looking for trainers – OEFT & Dermotaping

By | 2017-05-08T19:15:32+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Articles and News|Comments Off on Employment Opening – Looking for trainers – OEFT & Dermotaping

OTI is opening up two amazing opportunities to train. 1. Oncology Esthetics Foundation Training (Blended) Some key components from online modules are discussed at the ‘in-class’ day, plus ‘hands on’ is applied. Estheticians will have needed to completed their online modules prior to attending the ‘in-class’ session. Pre-requisites: Must be an spa/healthcare professional and have [...]

8 05, 2017

Social Clarity – Accuracy in content on social media

By | 2017-05-08T19:17:24+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Articles and News, Morag's desk|Comments Off on Social Clarity – Accuracy in content on social media

Recently I came across this post on Linked In written to a lymphedema specialist who posted an article on lymphedema – I noted the specialist opted not to respond to the post publically. “What advice do you offer as far as skincare for someone who already has lymphedema? I learned (as a licensed Esthetician) during [...]

8 05, 2017

Emu Oil – Anti-inflammatory Aid

By | 2017-05-08T19:21:54+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Articles and News, Morag's desk|Comments Off on Emu Oil – Anti-inflammatory Aid

Emu, also called the Australian ostrich, is the second biggest ostrich other than the African species. Emu oil is refined from emu’s peritoneum and skin-under fat that has a fatty acid similar to that in humans and it is powerful enough to penetrate skin tissue. Years ago, people found that Emu oil can keep the [...]

27 03, 2017

Oncology Esthetics in the Spa – Insurance Reimbursements

By | 2017-05-01T09:13:36+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Morag's desk|Comments Off on Oncology Esthetics in the Spa – Insurance Reimbursements

There MAY be some circumstances in which estheticians are able to be reimbursed for skin care services for their client undergoing active cancer treatment. If your client has paid into PRE-PAID insurance*, a report will need to be submitted for reimbursement. Lesson learned from OTI graduate Charlotte Dorsey, in Los Angeles, CA - USA who [...]

27 03, 2017

Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)

By | 2017-05-01T09:23:41+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Morag's desk|Comments Off on Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)

We are constantly asked about the concerns of anti-oxidants like Vitamin C for the person undergoing active cancer treatment. High dose oral intake of Vitamin C that is administered in tapered doses does appear to help the body’s immune system to its maximum and it helps with tissue repair. With regards to actively treating cancer, [...]

27 03, 2017

Risk Management

By | 2017-05-01T09:24:22+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Morag's desk|Comments Off on Risk Management

Failing to adopt a Risk Management Strategy in the spa today is perilous. You never know when something can go wrong! If working with people with health challenges (which include people undergoing active cancer treatment), anticipate and plan for accidents or events involving your clients – this way you can protect your business! Every spa [...]

27 03, 2017

Looking for Trainers – Sharing Knowledge

By | 2017-05-01T09:26:24+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Morag's desk|Comments Off on Looking for Trainers – Sharing Knowledge

The global leader in Oncology Esthetics and Spa care training is in search for first class trainers. OTI is currently in the process of developing a new instructional modality based on cutting-edge research is in search of the right personnel to be a part of this innovative opportunity. If you are passionate about Oncology Esthetics [...]