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Lymphedema and Complete Decongestive Therapy

Cross Country Education


Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours:   6
Registration Fee:   $199


Objectives
1. Identify lymphatic anatomical structures and functions. 2. Explain capillary filtration and absorption. 3. Describe types, staging, and classification of lymphedema. 4. Examine Complete Decongestive Therapy performed on patients. 5. Gain self-confidence required for a Lymphedema Evaluation. 6. Compare evidence-based lymphedema research

Target Audience
• Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Physicians • Massage Therapists • Nurses

Confirmation Notes
Receive unlimited access from the time of purchase through completion and submission of the online exam. Once the exam is taken the seminar will be available for 30 days before course access expires.
By purchasing a distance learning product for continuing education, you agree that you will solely participate and complete this distance learning product
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Description
Lymphedema is an abnormal accumulation of protein rich fluid due to a mechanical insufficiency of the lymphatic system resulting in excess swelling and soft tissue damage in a limb. The lymph system is impaired, limiting normal transportation of lymph fluid as it returns to the circulatory system. In the U.S., lymphedema is related to secondary causes such as cancer treatment and primary causes such as a congenital impairment of the lymphatic system.

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Dates and Locations
 
Purchase Address:   Home-study
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Dates:   01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM
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