Audience: PT/PTA, OT/COTA
CE Hours: Number of hours awarded for this course to be determined. We have applied to the MN Board of PT for Category 1 CE Hours.
Thursday, May 18 - 4-8pm
Friday, May 19 - 12-9pm
Saturday, May 20 - 8am-6pm
Sunday, May 21 - 8am-6pm
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 19 years.
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.
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 less than five working days before the start 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.
Centrex Employee Cancellation Policy:
- Centrex requires a one month cancellation notice from the registered employee. Eventbrite will send a registration reminder just before this time frame.
- Centrex will allow one emergency cancellation per employee every 2 years without penalty (i.e. you or family member is sick, car died, etc.)
- Any no show or cancellation without proper notice and beyond the one allowed emergency cancellation will be subject to a $50 cancellation fee.
You do not need to bring a ticket to the course with you.