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Compression Therapy: Applications for Lymphedema
Discipline(s): Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours: 3
Registration Fee: $88
This course is intended to instruct the professional through a self-paced study on the basic uses of compression therapy in relation to lymphedema.
Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants and Massage Therapists.
Instructional Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Total Runtime: 3 hrs. 4 min 48 sec
“Compression Therapy: Applications for Lymphedema” ©2011 is offered in cooperation with Carmen Thompson. This course is a 3 contact hour video based course. "Compression Therapy” focuses on the basic uses of compression therapy, primarily in relation to lymphedema.
Carmen Thompson, BS, LPTA, CMT, CLT 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 sub-acute care.
Dates and Locations
01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM