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 attendeesunderstand the pathophysiology of these types of edemas, clinicallydifferentiate between them, and make appropriate product recommendations.Compression garments options for upper extremity, lower extremity, trunk, headand neck, and genital lymphedema will be presented.  Pearls of practiceand hands-on workshops will be woven throughout the program for a pertinent andfun 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;

·        Federationof State Boards of Physical Therapy

·        AmericanOccupational Therapy Association

·        FloridaBoard of Nursing​

Dates:

Tuesday June 12th, 2018 - Tuesday June 12th, 2018

Location:
Seattle area, WA
Price:

$69.00

Contact Information:

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