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CMP101 - Compression Therapy and Kinesiology Taping for Upper Limb Oedema

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Douglas Macmillan Hospice

Learning & Development Centre

Barlaston Road

Blurton

ST3 3NZ

United Kingdom

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Course code: CMP101

This is a day dedicated to the teaching and the practice on the use of compression garments and kinesiology taping methods used for Lymphoedema and Chronic Oedema of the Upper Limbs. Taught content involves a 6 hour study day where delegates will increase skills in selecting, measuring, and fitting compression hosiery along with taping methods for the Upper Limb, with an overview on treating Upper Limb Oedema using IPC and Photobiomodulation.


Target Audience:

Lymphoedema specialists, those new to the speciality or requiring a refresh on compression therapy and kinesiology taping for Upper Limb Oedema.


Learning Outcomes:

  • Explain the rationale for the choice of fabric and compression therapy selection.

  • Demonstrate the correct measuring for “made to order” off the shelf and made-to-measure compression garments.

  • Demomstrate ability to apply measuring guidelines to practice and to order the correct garments.

  • Promote safe practice in the use of compression therapy.

  • Promote safe practice in the application of kinesiology taping for lower limbs, including knowledge of indications, contra indications and methods of application.


CPD Hours:

There is pre-course reading and reflection, and a competency based assessment for both compression selection and kinesiology taping, that the delegate can complete within 3 months of attending the course. In total, if completed this will give the delegate 12 hours of CPD.

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Douglas Macmillan Hospice

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