5 Hours - In this intermediate-level course, participants will learn about the mechanisms of fluid transfer between the blood capillaries, tissues and lymph capillaries. In addition, the function of the lymphatic system and its role in fluid homeostasis, as well as the different forms of insufficiencies of the lymphatic system.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Describe the basics of fluid transfer between the blood capillaries, tissues and lymph capillaries
- Explain the function of the lymphatic system and its role in FLUID HOMEOSTASIS
- Identify the different forms of insufficiencies of the lymphatic system
- Describe the role of Complete Decongestive Therapy in cases of Edema and Lymphedema
Participants must click through the entire presentation and at the end of the course, there is an exam that must be completed with a 90% or better. Upon successful completion of the exam, you will be able to print your certificate of completion.
It is also highly recommended that you purchase the textbook "Lymphedema Management: A Comprehensive Guide for Practitioners" to complete this online course. It will greatly increase your understanding of the lymphatic system and much more. This textbook is beneficial for all of our online courses in case you plan to continue your education with us. We offer a special price for our online attendees. To purchase the textbook, click and enter Coupon Code OE70 in the payment process. It is recommended that participants read the textbook pages given, then log on to the course portal and click through the entire presentation. Recommended reading will be given in the introduction section of the course.
For questions or to verify various state board CEU approvals, contact us at (800) 863-5935 or (772) 589-3355.
AOTA Approved Provider #4063 - AOTA CEU/Contact Hours-.5 - Category 2
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