Massage  for Palliative Care offers relief to individuals suffering from chronic and acute medical conditions. The techniques are specific to individuals compromised by disease or injury. The Joint Commission has recognized massage therapy as a valid treatment for non-pharmacological pain control and has listed it as one of the alternative treatments healthcare facilities must offer their patients.


This training is for licensed healthcare workers approved to touch. 


The following continuing education hours are approved:

Licensed Massage Therapists: 20 CE hours through NCBTMB

Course Content:

Pain and pain assessment

Use of massage in pain management and palliative care

The disease process

How massage interacts with medications



Licensed healthcare professional.


October 25-27, 2019

Friday 5:00-9:00 PM

Saturday/Sunday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM



Hospice of Chattanooga

4411 Oakwood Dr.

Building 1

Chattanooga, TN




Payment due upon registration.


*Scholarships available.

We offer partial/full scholarships to participants who commit to a minimum of 24/48 volunteer hours with one of our service partners. For more information, call Pam 423-718-8925.

Massage for Palliative Care

  • A refund, less a twenty dollar ($20) administrative fee, will be given if cancellation is received greater than two (2) weeks prior to workshop date. No refund will be given if canellation is within two (2) weeks of workshop date; but payment may be applied toward another workshop.

    If Heart to Heart cancels a workshop, a full refund will be given.