CPTN Certified Cancer Exercise Specialist (CPTN-CCES)
Requirements to be completed within 6 months of passing Online Exam
Certified Cancer Exercise Specialist candidates must:
The Cancer Exercise Specialist Advanced Qualification was developed for health and fitness professionals seeking to attain a higher level of mastery and work with cancer patients during and after cancer surgery and treatment and into survivorship. Participants will gain a complete understanding of the entire cancer process from diagnosis and treatment to reconstruction and survivorship. This unique and individualized programming will help to improve the patient’s ability to cope with the mental and physical stress following cancer diagnosis and treatment.
This comprehensive programming covers 25 types of cancer, as well as pediatrics, with special emphasis on breast cancer and breast reconstruction. There are two methods for obtaining certification: take-home and live in-person workshops. The Cancer Exercise Training Institute has trained more health and fitness professionals worldwide to become Cancer Exercise Specialists than any other organization. Andrea Leonard, cancer survivor, author of Essential Exercises for Breast Cancer Survivors, NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist and Performance Enhancement Specialist, and President/Founder of the Cancer Exercise Training Institute (CETI) began her extensive research since 1995 before the term “Cancer Exercise” became wide-spread.
- You will earn the distinction CPTN-CCES.
- Passing Grade: 75%