Lymphedema Treatment in Physical Therapy – Kansas ONLINE

$28.00

This course refreshes and refines the learner’s understanding of lymphedema and lymphedema treatment.

Categories: , , SKU: PDHT-PT-1901-KS-OL

Description

This course refreshes and refines the learner’s understanding of lymphedema and lymphedema treatment. It opens with a review of the lymphatic system; lymphedema’s etiology, characteristics, and patient presentations; how to diagnose, identify, stage and classify lymphedema; and lymphedema evaluation. It then turns to treatment, taking a detailed look at evidence-based practice for Complete Decongestive Therapy for lymphedema patients, as well as several alternative treatment approaches. Case studies are provided.

Learning Objectives
By the end of this course, learners will:

  • Recognize relevant facets of the cardiovascular and lymphatic systems
  • Identify common patient presentations and related conditions
  • Distinguish between types and stages of lymphedema
  • Recall aspects of lymphedema evaluation
  • Recognize elements of Complete Decongestive Therapy
  • Differentiate between alternative treatment approaches

4 CE HOURS