Lymphedema Management‎ – 3 Hours

$25.00

Description

This online continuing education course provides concise information on current management techniques, including Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT), for diagnosing, treating, and referring patients with lymphedema.

Upon completion of the course, you will be able to: 

  • Describe the function of the lymphatic system
  • Describe the anatomy of the lymphatic system
  • Discuss the pathophysiology of lymphedema
  • List the etiology/causes of primary and secondary lymphedema
  • List the different stages of lymphedema
  • Use the common diagnostic procedures for lymphedema
  • Apply the proper massage techniques to enhance lymphatic flow and identify the physiologic rationale for lymph drainage massage
  • Implement treatment programs to restore function, reduce physical and psychological suffering, and prevent the development of infection
  • Discuss the patient education on the risk of developing lymphedema and precautions to avoid complications due to lymphedema.

 

Author: Elizabeth Anderson, MPT, MPH 

Contact Hours : 3 Hours / 3 PDR 

Cost: $25 / Participant

Teaching Method: Online Independent Self-Study (Training + Post-Test)

Target Audience: Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

Course Completion Certificate: A Printable (pdf) Certificate By Email

Cancellation / Refund Policy: By completing your purchase from Biologix Solutions LLC, you agree that you are purchasing digital, non-tangible product/service/training courses and, as such, are not entitled to a refund once accessed. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us by phone or email before purchasing the online course.

Approvals: State Board of Physical Therapy & American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) State Chapters Approved. Please visit the accreditation section for the full list: Click Here

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