Lymphedema Management Course

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This course coincides with the podcast episode discussing Lymphedema Management, which includes access to any supplementary materials (as needed) and test for comprehension. Participants will receive 0.05 CEU credit upon successful completion of the test.

Description

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Learners will understand the anatomy and function of the lymphatic system and etiology of breast cancer related lymphedema.
  2. Learners will identify the components of a lymphedema home management program.
  3. Learners will understand underlying motivation and reasons for noncompliance for home management of chronic lymphedema, as well tools to encourage increased compliance with clients and families training.

Additional information

Activity Type

Distance Learning: Independent

CE Credit

.05 AOTA CEU (½ contact hour)

AOTA Classification Codes

Body Structures, Intervention Implementation, Occupational Profile

Content Level

Intermediate

Course Completion Requirements

Completion of the podcast episode, Completion of the post-course test with 100% accuracy

Instructor

Jessica Kersey, OTR, Natalie Barnes, OTR

Prerequisites

None

Target Audience

Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants

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