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Lymphedema Management Seminar

 

 

May 5-8, 2013

Location: Touro College
27 W 23 st
New York, NY 10010

 

 

Course Objective

In each course participant will be introduced to the current treatment techniques for upper and lower extremity lymphedema using Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) and Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT)*, as well as evaluation, documentation and measurement techniques.  Furthermore the therapist will be able to establish a treatment plan for individuals with primary or secondary extremity lymphedema and perform the treatment accordingly.

By the end of this seminar participants will be able to distinguish between edema and lymphedema, understand the anatomical and physiological principles of the lymphatic system, sufficiently educate lymphedema patients in skin care, precautions and the use of compression devices (sleeves, stockings, compression alternatives), evaluate edema patients and design a comprehensive treatment plan, understand the principle application of Manual Lymph Drainage and multi-layered compression bandages and much more.

 

 

TO REGISTER:

 

CALL 800.863.5935 x2

or

VISIT www.acols.com




Interested in hosting a course at Touro College? Please contact Emil Euaparadorn at 212 463 0400 x 5255 for more information