Did you know that two garments with the same compression level may function completely different? One may manage a patient’s edema, while the other does not. This course dives into the engineering and construction of various types of compression and empowers the clinician to choose the appropriate kind for different types of edemas. Compression choices for venous edema, venous leg ulcers, post-thrombotic syndrome, phlebolymphedema, lymphedema, lipedema, massive localized lymphedema, post-surgical edema, congestive heart failure will be explored. Walk away feeling confident choosing which type of compression is most likely to succeed, and how measure for it. This course includes ample hands-on workshops, and valuable clinical tools: Differential Diagnosis of Lower Extremity Edemas and the Compression Garment Selection Guide.
E D U C A T IO N A L L E V E L
Advanced Education. Specialized training for licensed health care professionals and experienced fitters.
WHO S H O U L D A T T E N D
Best suited for licensed healthcare providers, and experienced fitters, who are working with patients with lymphedema, and other types of edema requiring compression garments.
P R E - R E Q U I S I T E S
PT, PTA, OT, COTA, MD, DO, DPM, PA, NP, RN, LPN, MA, or Experienced Fitter