Edema Management:  Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

Edema Management: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

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CONTACT HOURS:3 Hours
CEU:0.3
AOTA: Domain of OT, OTP,
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NBCOT®:3.75 PDUs
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This is an intermediate interactive course to teach the clinician about the pathophysiology of edema. Basic lymphatic and venous anatomy discussed. Review basic concepts to advanced techniques. Learn about capillary filtration and resorption and much more in this exciting course.

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Hand Therapy Certification

This course is accepted by the Hand Therapy Certification Commission towards re-certification.

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This is an intermediate interactive course to teach the clinician about the pathophysiology of edema. Basic lymphatic and venous anatomy discussed. Review basic concepts to advanced techniques. Learn about capillary filtration and resorption and much more in this exciting course.
Mixed level learning course – Instructional Methods include PowerPoint presentation, lecture, and videos to enhance understanding. Upon Successful completion of the examination (80%) your certificate will be sent via email.

Objectives

  • Describe circulatory system anatomy and how it relates to edema
  • List the different types of edema and how to treat
  • Be introduced to modalities to assist with edema reduction
  • Explain how compression can assist with maintaining clinical edema reduction gains
  • Review levels of compression recommended to reduce edema
  • Explain how the lymphatic system works to balance the body’s system
  • Be introduced to manual techniques to reduce edema to include: Graston Technique, lymphedema massage, edema mobilization and more
  • View how to effectively bandage patients to eliminate edema

Outline

  • Introduction
  • Anatomy of the circulatory system
  • Definitions
  • Treatment
  • Modalities
  • Manual Techniques
  • Lymphedema therapy
  • Bandage Techniques

Nancy Falkenstein, OTR/L, CHT received her degree in Occupational Therapy from Medical University of South Carolina in 1990 and her Certification in Hand Therapy in 1996. Prio to receiving her degree she served in the US Navy as a Religious Program Specialist. . Nancy is an international speaker on hand and upper extremity pathologies.

3 reviews for Edema Management: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

  1. Sheila Kamp

    Excellent course. Very thorough with lots of great tips and treatment techniques to implement in the clinic. Results have improved with patients since taking this course!

  2. Kari Wiese

    Great class! I enjoyed it and took things from it to use in the clinic!

  3. Anonymous

    The lecturer in the second half was hard to follow and almost put me to sleep

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