Webinar
Instructional Level: Intermediate

Course Outline:

Hour 1

  • Role of the Lymphatic system
  • Classifications of lymphedema
  • Differential Diagnosis: Edema vs. Lymphedema
  • Lymphatic system anatomy

Hour 2

  • Physiology of the lymphatic system
  • Components of evaluation
  • Client education

Hour 3

  • Complete Decongestive Therapy
  • Manual Lymph Drainage
  • Compression bandaging
  • Compression Garments
  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Skin Care

Hour 4

  • Contraindications
  • Measurement of lymphedema
  • Principles of Reimbursement
  • Principles of Documentation
  • Case Study

Therapeutic Interventions for Lymphedema- Wednesday, July 3rd, 2024, 4:00pm-8:00pm ET

$116

Description:

In this course, the clinical presentation of lymphedema as well as the management and treatment of upper/lower extremity and head/neck lymphedema. The participant will learn techniques to identify patients at risk for developing edema and lymphedema. Topics include anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system, why/when to refer the client to other healthcare professionals, and what to communicate to the rest of the multidisciplinary team members. This course provides therapeutic interventions for lymphedema and edema management. Participants are introduced to the components of Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT), including manual lymph drainage, compression bandaging, skin care, and exercise. In addition, contraindications to treatment, nutrition, circumferential measurements, compression garments, and documentation and billing are discussed.

Full Course Description
In this course, the clinical presentation of lymphedema as well as the management and treatment of upper/lower extremity and head/neck lymphedema. The participant will learn techniques to identify patients at risk for developing edema and lymphedema. Topics include anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system, why/when to refer the client to other healthcare professionals, and what to communicate to the rest of the multidisciplinary team members. This course provides therapeutic interventions for lymphedema and edema...

Goals & Objectives:

Course Goals:

This course is intended to instruct the professional to implement and recognize symptoms of lymphedema and implement strategies to manage this condition. 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify clinical presentations of lymphedema
  • Select key components of lymphedema assessment
  • Identify effective treatment techniques for general edema and lymphedema management
  • Identify the impact edema has on rehabilitation outcomes and the healing process
  • Recognize indications and contraindications for edema interventions
  • Recognize proper reimbursement and documentation principles associated with edema management

Goals & Objectives:

Course Goals:

This course is intended to instruct the professional to implement and recognize symptoms of lymphedema and implement strategies to manage this condition. 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify clinical presentations of lymphedema
  • Select key components of lymphedema assessment
  • Identify effective treatment techniques for general edema and lymphedema management
  • Identify the impact edema has on rehabilitation outcomes and the healing process
  • Recognize indications and contraindications for edema interventions
  • Recognize proper reimbursement and documentation principles associated with edema management

Disclosures:

WEBINAR 

A webinar is LIVE INTERACTIVE audio and video course delivered over the Internet to your computer. With a HomeCEU webinar, you are able to see, hear and interactive with the course presenter. In many courses, demonstrative video will be used to further enhance your learning experience. All content used in the presentation will also be made available to you for your personal use (PowerPoint Slides, Reference Materials etc.).

Contact Hours: 4 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).

Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant

Instructional Level: Intermediate

Criteria for Completion: The successful completion of a post course examination is required to receive credit for your webinar participation.   A score of 70% or higher is required.  You will have additional attempts to pass the examination should it be needed.

PLEASE NOTE:  All webinar exams MUST be successfully completed by midnight Central Standard Time on the day of the webinar broadcast.

Personnel Disclosure:

Financial – Neely Sullivan is employed by Select Rehabilitation and receives a salary. She receives payment from Colibri Healthcare, LLC for the presentation of this course.

Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

No relevant conflicts of interest exist for any member of the activity planning committee.

Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service

Cancellation Policy: For activity cancellation, returns, or complaint resolution, please contact us by email help@homeceu.com or by phone at 1.800.55.4CEUS (2387). We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Refunds will be issued for courses that have not been completed (exam not taken), or for any course that has been rejected by your board of approval. Webinar attendance must be canceled 24 hours before the scheduled start time.

Disclosures:

WEBINAR 

A webinar is LIVE INTERACTIVE audio and video course delivered over the Internet to your computer. With a HomeCEU webinar, you are able to see, hear and interactive with the course presenter. In many courses, demonstrative video will be used to further enhance your learning experience. All content used in the presentation will also be made available to you for your personal use (PowerPoint Slides, Reference Materials etc.).

Contact Hours: 4 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).

Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant

Instructional Level: Intermediate

Criteria for Completion: The successful completion of a post course examination is required to receive credit for your webinar participation.   A score of 70% or higher is required.  You will have additional attempts to pass the examination should it be needed.

PLEASE NOTE:  All webinar exams MUST be successfully completed by midnight Central Standard Time on the day of the webinar broadcast.

Personnel Disclosure:

Financial – Neely Sullivan is employed by Select Rehabilitation and receives a salary. She receives payment from Colibri Healthcare, LLC for the presentation of this course.

Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

No relevant conflicts of interest exist for any member of the activity planning committee.

Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service

Cancellation Policy: For activity cancellation, returns, or complaint resolution, please contact us by email help@homeceu.com or by phone at 1.800.55.4CEUS (2387). We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Refunds will be issued for courses that have not been completed (exam not taken), or for any course that has been rejected by your board of approval. Webinar attendance must be canceled 24 hours before the scheduled start time.