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CANtreat upper limb and breast 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 upper limb and breast 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 upper limb and breast lymphoedema
  • Describe the anatomy of the lymphatic system with relevance to upper limb and breast lymphoedema  
  • Define upper limb and breast lymphoedema
  • Describe the aetiology of upper limb and breast lymphoedema
  • Recall the clinical stages of upper limb and breast lymphoedema
  • Name assessment strategies for upper limb and breast lymphoedema
  • Name treatment strategies for upper limb and breast lymphoedema
  • Apply knowledge to clinical case studies of upper limb and breast lymphoedema

 

CPD Hours

12 Hours

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