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Lymphedema Certification Course - Thur., Oct. 6 - Sun., Oct. 9

Centrex Rehab

Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 4:00 PM - Sunday, October 9, 2016 at 6:00 PM (CDT)

Lymphedema Certification Course - Thur., Oct. 6 -...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Centrex Employee: Continuing Education Oct 5, 2016 Free $0.00
Non-employee: Continuing Education Oct 5, 2016 $1,000.00 $0.00
Centrex Employee/On-call Therapist: Continuing Education Oct 5, 2016 $900.00 $0.00

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Event Details

Audience: PT’s, PTA's, OTR's, COTA's

Course Approval #: 8339
Category 1 CE Hours Awarded from the MN Board of PT: 28

Schedule:

Thursday, Oct. 6 - 4-8pm

Friday, Oct. 7 - 12-9pm

Saturday, Oct. 8 - 8am-6pm

Sunday, Oct. 9 - 8am-6pm

Speaker:

Ann Elise Kryszak, OTR, CLT, is a treating therapist and educator specializing in advanced practices in Lymphedema Management. She has been a practicing therapist for 37 years and a Lymphedema Specialist for 18 years.

Course Description: 

This comprehensive certification course is designed to teach therapists the most current management techniques to effectively treat Lymphedema. Participants will leave this course with a certificate of Comprehensive Lymphedema Management Therapy (CLT) and techniques needed to immediately begin managing patients with Lymphedema. Effective assessment and treatment approaches will be thoroughly discussed and practiced in the laboratory experience. You will gain information pertaining to the necessary manual techniques from Comprehensive Lymphedema Management for American Health Care required to appropriately design a therapeutic treatment approach and self-care program.

Objectives:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the anatomy & physiology of lymph system
  • Describe the pathophysiology of Lymphedema & pathogenesis of common upper & lower extremity Lymphedema
  • Understand the common diagnostic procedures for Lymphedema
  • Recognize, assess & treat the different classifications of upper & lower extremity Lymphedema
  • Perform proper massage techniques to enhance lymphatic flow & explain the physiologic rationale drainage massage
  • Correctly apply compression bandages in the treatment of upper & lower extremity Lymphedema
  • Perform limb measurements that provide acceptable documentation of outcome measures.
  • Instruct patients & health care professionals in precautions and skin care
  • Choose the appropriate compression garments & instruct patients in correct application
  • Develop appropriate individualized treatment programs for successful outcomes


Course tuition includes: Comprehensive Lymphedema Advanced Management Handbook, & Bandaging Supplies for Practice.  

 

Recommended attire: Please dress in layers and wear loose, comfortable clothing. You will be wrapping upper and lower extremities and will need access.

Non-employee/On-call Therapist Cancellation policy:
Cancellations received at least five or more working days before the event are refundable, minus a $20 administrative charge per registrant.  There is no refund for cancellations received within five days of course. A refund or voucher will be issued to any participant who is registered to attend a seminar that is cancelled by Centrex Rehab.

 

You do not need to bring a ticket to the course with you.

 

 

Have questions about Lymphedema Certification Course - Thur., Oct. 6 - Sun., Oct. 9? Contact Centrex Rehab

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Southtown Office Park
8120 Penn Ave S
Conference Rooms 135 & 145
Bloomington, MN 55431

Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 4:00 PM - Sunday, October 9, 2016 at 6:00 PM (CDT)


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