This 3-day course provides advanced topics on Lymphedema Management including head and neck lymphedema, Axillary Web Syndrome, difficult patient case studies, advanced bandaging techniques and more.
This course will review the anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system and thoroughly cover evaluation and treatment sequences for lymphedema affecting the upper and lower extremities, as well as the head and neck. The use of alternative compression materials for the trunk and advanced use of compression bandages for the extremities will be discussed. Further, the incorporation of alternative bandaging/night time garments will be presented. New areas of development and research in regards to lymphedema treatment will be included. These areas include the Lymphedema Treatment Act, exercise programs, Axillary Web Syndrome, compression pumps, elastic taping. Case studies will allow the participants to further develop their clinical problems solving skills.
Participants are invited to submit questions related to their daily work with lymphedema patients, as well as case studies of patients prior to the course, for discussion and problem solving during the conference. Pictures of submitted case studies would be helpful but not required.
This 3-day advanced course is open to Certified Lymphedema Therapists only. All participants need to show proof of completion of a CDT certification program from one of the recognized schools.
It is recommended, not required, that you purchase the textbook "Lymphedema Management: A Comprehensive Guide for Practitioners" by Joachim Zuther. For students registering for this course, we offer a discounted price for the textbook of $70.00 (regularly $89.90) plus shipping. Call to place your order.
The tuition for this course is $695.00. We offer ACOLS alumni a 10% discount. If you register online, the discount will be applied automatically upon confirmation of alumni status.
This course is 3 days in length (24 contact hours). The classroom hours are approximately 8:00am – 5:30pm daily. There will be approximately one hour for lunch every day.
This course is 24 Contact Hours. CEU's are available. Each state and profession is different, so please contact our Admissions Department for more detailed information regarding CEU approvals. Academy of Lymphatic Studies is an approved provider for the AOTA, NCBTMB and various state professional boards. Please call for details.
|CLT Refresher / Recertification||Jan 01, 2017||Online||Register|
|Management of Lymphedema Affecting the Head & Neck||Sep 08, 2017||Indianapolis||IN||Register|
|Lymphatic Correction Using Elastic Taping Method||Sep 10, 2017||Indianapolis||IN||Register|
|Advanced Lymphedema Management I||Oct 06, 2017||Houston||TX||Register|
|Management of Lymphedema Affecting the Head & Neck||Nov 04, 2017||Omaha||NE||Register|
|Management of Lymphedema Affecting the Head & Neck||Dec 01, 2017||Palm Beach Gardens||FL||Register|
|Lymphatic Correction Using Elastic Taping Method||Dec 03, 2017||Palm Beach Gardens||FL||Register|