Compression Therapy: Applications for Lymphedema by Carmen Thompson
Compression Therapy: Applications for Lymphedema is a three-contact-hour course available to physical therapists, occupational therapists, and massage therapists. Compression Therapy: Applications for Lymphedema focuses on the basic uses of compression therapy, primarily in relation to lymphedema. The case studies presented in this Seminar-On-Demand use clinical reasoning based on the highest level of evidence available.
The use of demonstrative video, slides, graphs and other visual aids, in combination with Thompsons lecture, creates a virtual classroom setting. As a fully-interactive, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and massage therapy, continuing education program, the user has complete control of the course and is able to navigate between various segments. As with all HomeCEUConnection.com online continuing education courses for physical therapists, occupational therapists, and massage therapists, Compression Therapy: Applications for Lymphedema offers users the opportunity to interact with the author.
About the Continuing Education Course Author: Carmen Thompson
Thompson earned a Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management, an Associate of Science in Physical Therapy and is a practicing Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant and Certified Massage Therapist, with a specialty certification in lymphatic therapy. Having completed a 140-hour certification course in Manual Lymphatic Drainage and Complex Decongestive Physiotherapy through the Upledger Institute, she now teaches lymphatic pathology treatment methods and MLD/CDP therapy nationwide. Additionally, she educates professionals at the local and state level on the prevention and management of lymphedema in cancer patients and on developing lymphedema programs in acute care and subacute care.