SIGVARIS Certified Lymphedema Compression Course

Description:

This course is designed to certify attendees in selecting,
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.



 



 



Objectives:



By the end of this course, the learner will:




  1. Identify
    three common medical indications requiring compression therapy.

  2. Recognize
    two clinical features that differentiate CVI, Lymphedema and Lipedema.

  3. Choose
    two appropriate compression options to help prevent venous leg ulcer
    recurrence.

  4. Distinguish
    between compression needed for CVI and phlebolymphedema.

  5. Distinguish
    between decongestive compression and maintenance compression for
    lymphedema.

  6. Demonstrate
    how to measure for ready to wear compression garments for lymphedema.



ACCREDITATIONS

Pre-approved for continuing education;



·        
Federation
of State Boards of Physical Therapy



·        
American
Occupational Therapy Association



·        
Florida
Board of Nursing​

Dates:

Tuesday May 15th, 2018 - Tuesday May 15th, 2018

Location:
Worcester, MA
Price:

$69.00

Contact Information:

https://www.ilwti.com/pages/sigvariseducation