BOC Approved Provider - # P3633-83 Expires: 12/31/2017
Contact Hours: 3
Target Audience: Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants and Massage Therapists.
Instructional Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Course Type: Seminar-On-Demand
The course materials for this Seminar-on-Demand are available in our online format available instantly or by mail.
The goal of lymphedema therapy is to restore function, reduce physical and psychologic suffering, and prevent the development of infection. Without the beneficial support provided by compression garments and/or bandages, lymphedema therapy treatment wouldn't exist. It is helpful for the clinician to have a full understanding of how compression succeeds with limb reduction and how they complement each other in the successful lymphedema training and treatment.
This course focuses on the basic uses of compression therapy, primarily in relation to lymphedema. Professionals are instructed on identifying the lymphatic system and it’s components and learn to recognize indications and contraindications for compression therapy. Carmen also covers the basics of lymphedema, compression garments and compression bandaging techniques as well as identifying other modalities that can be used in the treatment of lymphedema.
This Seminar-On-Demand is 3 contact hours in length (check your state's approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
This course is intended to instruct the professional through a self-paced study on the basic uses of compression therapy in relation to lymphedema.
At the end of this course the professional will be able to:
Course Expiration The participant will have 1 year from date of purchase or until the course expiration date to complete this course, whichever comes first. View course expiration dates.
Carmen 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.
Carmen 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 sub-acute care.
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