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CANtreat lower limb and genital lymphoedema

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  • Overview

Lymphoedema CAN be treated well with simple treatments such as manual lymph drainage, compression and exercise. 

Professor Neil Piller (Lymphologist from Flinders University), Andrea Mangion (APA Cancer and Lymphoedema Physiotherapist) and four patients living with lymphoedema teach you about assessing and treating lower limb and genital lymphoedema.

This course is appropriate for new graduates through to experienced physiotherapists. If you have trained in lymphoedema care previously this course is also appropriate for you with updated references and the latest information on lymphatic mapping.

 

Presenters

Professor Neil Piller, PhD, Lymphologist, Flinders University
Andrea Mangion, APA Cancer and Lymphoedema Physiotherapist

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Learning outcomes

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the physiology of the lymphatic system and apply principles of this knowledge to lower limb and genital lymphoedema
  • Describe the anatomy of the lymphatic system with relevance to lower limb and genital lymphoedema
  • Define lower limb and genital lymphoedema
  • Describe the aetiology of lower limb and genital lymphoedema
  • Recall the clinical stages of lower limb and genital lymphoedema
  • Name assessment strategies for lower limb and genital lymphoedema
  • Name treatment strategies for lower limb and genital lymphoedema
  • Apply knowledge to clinical case studies of lower limb and genital lymphoedema

 

CPD Hours

12 Hours

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