Welcome to the International Lymphedema & Wound Training Institute (ILWTI). ILWTI is a comprehensive and rehab-focused educational institute providing advanced certifications in lymphedema management and wound care. Training programs are developed by licensed medical specialists for Physical Therapists & Assistants, Occupational Therapists & Assistants, Massage Therapists, Nurses, Speech Language Pathologists, Physicians, Orthotists, Prosthetists, and other healthcare providers.
ILWTI is the only training program where you can earn your lymphedema and wound certification simultaneously and become a Certified Lymphedema and Wound Therapist (CLWT). Many other Certification and Certificate courses are also available for integrated care and complex patient management. ILWTI is the leader in Lymphatic Rehabilitation, integrating Complete Decongestive Physiotherapy (CDT), modern Manual Lymphatic Drainage, multi-layered compression bandaging and compression garment therapy, and advanced wound care into rehabilitative medicine.
We prepare you with the comprehensive knowledge and hands-on skills necessary to treat patients with various causes of edema and chronic wounds such as: lymphedema, lipedema, lipolymphedema, venous edema, phlebolymphedema, post-thrombotic syndrome, dependent edema, congestive heart failure, pressure injuries, burns, neuropathic foot ulcers, venous leg ulcers, arterial ulcers, atypical ulcers, and more.
ILWTI gives you the tools to successfully execute effective plans of care in lymphedema and wound care centers, cancer centers, home health, long-term care, orthopedics, geriatrics, in-patient rehab, short-term rehab, private practice, and many other clinical settings. We offer the most advanced and progressive training, and include more hands-on labs and workshops than any other lymphedema and wound care educational program.
Monarch Continuing Education Joins ILWTI!
New Advanced Courses.
Custom CLT & MLD Certifications for Massage Therapists!
"This is the best training I ever participated in. Practical, hands on, lots of positive reinforcement and lots of different products to work with."
— Elizabeth Oole, PT
"This training puts great emphasis on the combination of wound care and lymphedema treatments. The two go hand in hand and any clinician who does one, needs the other. This course is clinically relevant and practical!"
— Marijke Carson, PT
"You will leave this course empowered and prepared to start or fine tune your lymphedema path in the real world."
— Robert Woodward, OTR / CLWT
ILWTI is the only school providing dual lymphedema & advanced wound care certification with extensive accreditations! Accreditations through your professional organizations and State Boards are important to us, and validate the level of excellence and depth of medical content within our training programs.
ILWTI is an American Occupational Therapy Association Approved Continuing Education (CE) Provider. ILWTI is a State Board Approved Provider of CE for PT/PTAs, OT/OTAs, and NP/RN in Florida, and an Approved PT CE Provider in Texas. Courses are also accredited through an extensive vetting process by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy, and various other applicable PT State Boards. Our application approval rate through these organizations is 100%.
ILWTI is an Approved Provider of Continuing Education through The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB CE Provider formerly Monarch Continuing Education). Applicable courses are also pre-approved through the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics, Inc. (ABC), and the Board of Certification/Accreditation, International (BOC).
ILWTI is a National Lymphedema Network Approved Affiliate Training Program and a proud Sponsor of the Lymphology Association of North America. Our CLT Certification programs fulfill the course training requirements to apply to sit for the LANA national examination.