SIGVARIS Certified Lymphedema Compression Course
This course is designed to certify attendees in selecting, Objectives: By the end of this course, the learner will: ACCREDITATIONS · · ·
measuring and fitting appropriate compression therapy for venous leg ulcers,
phlebolymphedema, lymphedema and lipolymphedema. The course will help attendees
understand the pathophysiology of these types of edemas, clinically
differentiate between them, and make appropriate product recommendations.
Compression garments options for upper extremity, lower extremity, trunk, head
and neck, and genital lymphedema will be presented. Pearls of practice
and hands-on workshops will be woven throughout the program for a pertinent and
fun learning experience.
three common medical indications requiring compression therapy.
two clinical features that differentiate CVI, Lymphedema and Lipedema.
two appropriate compression options to help prevent venous leg ulcer
between compression needed for CVI and phlebolymphedema.
between decongestive compression and maintenance compression for
how to measure for ready to wear compression garments for lymphedema.
Pre-approved for continuing education;
of State Boards of Physical Therapy
Occupational Therapy Association
Board of Nursing
This course is designed to certify attendees in selecting,
By the end of this course, the learner will:
Thursday February 15th, 2018 - Thursday February 15th, 2018Location: St. Louis, MO (Hilton St. Louis Frontenac – 1335 S Lindberg Blvd, Frontenac, MO 63131) Price: