Advanced Lymphedema Techniques

(2 Days, 14 CE hrs, 8:30am-4:30pm)

This two day advanced seminar provides the information and techniques needed to problem solve through a complex variety of diagnoses and comorbid conditions relating to the lymphatic system. The hands-on techniques presented in the lab sessions will include a series of specialized, unique, integrated techniques, which will address the musculoskeletal system, the nervous system, the vascular system, and their integration with the lymphatic system. Therapists with prior lymphedema experience will benefit from the application of these advanced clinical treatment techniques that will add expertise to their treatment protocols, optimize the functioning of the lymphatic system, resulting in a more sustainable patient outcome that includes more cost effective compression bandaging and garment options for their patients. Ways to develop and expand the therapist's current lymphedema management program will be discussed.

*Newest Research Updates

*Advanced Management Strategies for genital and head and neck lymphedema

*Kinesio-Taping for lymphedema and scar management

*Current theories surgical intervention

*Cost effective strategies for compression bandaging and garment fitting

*Multi-disciplined approach and expand effective means to market new concepts in lymphedema management to the medical community in acute care, outpatient, private, and home health settings.

*Psychosocial aspects of lymphedema

*Pain management and palliative care

*Wound care and lymphedema

*MLD for plastic surgery clients and surgical complications

*Additional techniques for treating bariatric clients

Speaker/Author: This course was developed and is taught by Carmen Recupero, BS, LPTA, CMT, CLT-LANA, MBA, and other qualified ILWTI Instructors. Please go to "INSTRUCTORS" page to access credentials and bios.

OBJECTIVES

Education Level & WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Advanced education for licensed healthcare professionals who are already certified in lymphedema management.

PRE-REQUISITES

Current PT, PTA, OT, OTA, SLP, MT, NP, RN, MD, DO, DPM, or PA License AND a lymphedema certification (CLT-LANA, CLWT, or CLT).

Educational Format & Completion Requirements

Live Training with E-workbook and hands on workshop. Supplies provided.

Attendance of the entire program is required to receive CE credits and a Certificate of Completion.

*Should you have special needs requests to successfully complete your training, please contact us.

ACCREDITATIONS

CEs will be applied for closer to actual course date. See "More Accreditation Info" below for ILWTI accreditations as CE Provider.

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