Certifications

These courses are designed for healthcare professionals working with cancer patients in exercise settings. Exercise physiologists, physical therapists, nurses, nurse practitioners, rehabilitation specialists, personal trainers, and other medical professionals are encouraged to attend.  A bachelor’s degree in a related field is required.  These are the only training courses that offer hands-on instruction in cancer-specific assessment, prescription, and exercise intervention with the highest level of quality and effectiveness.

Clinical Cancer Exercise Specialist - Level 1

CCES - L1

The Clinical Cancer Exercise Specialist, Level 1 certification is for healthcare professionals who design and implement exercise interventions for cancer survivors.

About the CCES - L1 Certification

Level 1 Clinical Cancer Exercise Specialists® (CCES®) are healthcare professionals who have a basic understanding of cancer biology, standard cancer treatments, treatment-related toxicities, and the benefits associated with exercise training in cancer survivors. They utilize evidence-based research principles to train cancer survivors with the purpose of alleviating cancer and cancer treatment-related side effects, enhancing functional capacity, and improving quality of life. They conduct physical assessments, compose exercise prescriptions, and supervise exercise interventions for cancer survivors using safe and effective training principles.

Clinical Cancer Exercise Specialist - Level 2

CCES - L2

The Clinical Cancer Exercise Specialist, Level 2 certification is for healthcare professionals seeking advanced training in clinical exercise oncology.

About the CCES - L2 Certification

Level 2 Clinical Cancer Exercise Specialists® (CCES®) are healthcare professionals who have a more advanced understanding of cancer biology, standard cancer treatments, treatment-related toxicities, and the benefits associated with exercise training in cancer survivors. They utilize evidence-based research principles to train cancer survivors with the purpose of alleviating cancer and cancer treatment-related side effects, enhancing functional capacity, and improving quality of life. They have advanced training in physical assessments, exercise prescriptions, and exercise interventions for cancer survivors.