Lymphedema Management An Evidence Based Approach

Coming up in your neighborhood

Kindred Hospital

2401 South Side Boulevard

Greensboro, NC 27406


Jane de Heer, PT, DPT, MBA, CLT

November 17th and 18th, 2012

This comprehensive two day course is designed to teach therapists the most current evidence based management techniques to effectively treat Lymphedema.

Recent research studies will be discussed to validate therapeutic techniques. Participants will leave the course with information and techniques needed to immediately begin managing patients with lymphedema.

Effective assessment and treatment approaches are thoroughly explained and practiced in the laboratory sessions.  Successful functional outcomes with lymphedema patients can be achieved if the therapist has appropriate clinical skills and theoretical knowledge of lymphedema.

Course Objectives:

 Demonstrate an understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system.

 Describe the path physiology of common upper and lower extremity lymphedema.

 Recognize, assess and treat the different classifications of upper and lower extremity.

 Perform proper massage techniques to enhance lymphatic flow and explain the physiologic rationale for manual lymphatic drainage.

 Proper application of short stretch compression bandages .

 Perform limb measurements that provide acceptable documentation of outcome measure.

 Choose appropriate garment and instruct patients in correct application.

 Introduce new-technology including low level laser and latest research supporting its use in lymphedema management.

 Develop and implement a lymphedema program including marketing and reimbursement issues.

Please call to sign up Now at (856) 607-3053

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Kindred Hospital Lymphedema Course Brochure

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Lymphedema Management

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