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Theoretical Review

Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours:   28.5
Registration Fee:   $450

Target Audience

Confirmation Notes
All courses are written and narrated by Steve Norton and run between 20 and 50 minutes in length. They are followed by a 10-15 question exam based on the course's material content. *Continuing Education Hours are approved through the Florida Physical Therapy Association (FPTA). Continuing Education Hours are available for individual courses as well as the entire program.
PLEASE NOTE: The Theoretical Review program is for Certified Lymphedema Therapists only. You will need to complete the CLT Verification form on the next page before proceeding to course registration. Students completing the entire nine course program will receive a Theoretical Review Certificate of Completion from the Norton School. However, you must fax us your original Complete Decongestive Therapy Certificate in order to receive your new Theoretical Review Certificate. You may fax your original CDT Certificate to us at (866) 854-7800.

Course Continuing Education Hours* Tuition 1. Anatomy 4.6 ceu's $70 2. Physiology 2.6 ceu's $40 3. Manual Lymph Drainage Theory 2.7 ceu's $40 4. Compression Bandaging 4.2 ceu's $65 5. Compression Garments 2.2 ceu's $35 6. Diagnosis 4.4 ceu's $70 7. Therapy 2.0 ceu's $30 8. Complications of CDT 2.8 ceu's $50 9. Applications of CDT 3.0 ceu's $50 Total Program Continuing Education Hours: 28.5

This online course series is a complete theoretical review of content covered in the full CDT Certification Program offered by the Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy. This course is designed in sections to allow each student to absorb the information at a comfortable pace. It is recommended that all sections be studied to refresh and review the full spectrum of topics where competency is required. If the goal of home study is thorough preparation for the Lymphology Association of North America (LANA®) Examination®†, this course series reviews all necessary information. The Theoretical Review program covers the following topics: • lymphatic anatomy • relevant aspects of the integumentary system • the interstitium and connective tissue • lymphatic drainage of the head, neck, upper and lower extremities as well as the trunk and genital regions • physiology of lymphatic fluid formation (Starling’s Equilibrium) • lymph transport, volume, lymphatic loads, mechanical, dynamic, combined insufficiencies, lymph-stasis, protein effects, etiology of edema and its effects • classification of lymphedema, etiology, primary-congenital, non-congenital, hereditary, secondary causes, ISL classification, staging, severity, congenital and acquired disorders • aplasia, hypo/hyperplasia, dysplasia syndromes, Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber Syndrome, Turner syndrome, Noonan's Syndrome, diagnostic tests • etiology of secondary causes, post-cancer therapy, lymphadenectomy, radiation injury, trauma, filariasis, self-induced (factitious) • various associated diagnosis such as lipedema, lipolymphedema, venous edema, chronic venous insufficiency, phlebo-lymphostatic edema, lymphangiosarcoma, myxedema • patient evaluation, history, diet, infections, complaints, psycho-social impact, physical examination, skin changes, appearance, Stemmer Sign • volumetrics, measurements • risk reduction, precautions, lymphedema management • manual lymph drainage principles • indications/contraindications • pneumatic pumps • compression bandaging • the Law of LaPlace • compression therapy indications/contraindications • compression garments • compression classes • knitting methods and material differences • fitting principles, common problems • exercise principles, methods, effects • skin care • patient education, self care • ADLs • quality of life issues, psycho-social impact, compliance, support groups, community resources, palliative care
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Dates and Locations
Purchase Address:   Home-study
Dates:   01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM