8 Hours - This intermediate-level course includes the main causes of lymphedema, the differentiation between primary and secondary lymphedema, and the various stages of lymphedema. Participants learn the different imaging techniques used for the lymphatic system, the various complications associated with lymphedema and necessary treatment modifications. For patient safety, participants will learn the various contraindications associated with Complete Decongestive Therapy.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Define the term “lymphedema”
- Explain the main causes of this condition
- Differentiate between primary and secondary lymphedema
- Identify the various stages of lymphedema
- Describe the different imaging techniques for the lymphatic system
- Identify the various complications associated with lymphedema
- Identify the various contraindications associated with Complete Decongestive Therapy
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-.8 - Category 2
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