Lymphedema Certification and Online Education

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Curriculum Adjustments Due to the Pandemic

To reduce the potential for exposure to COVID-19, Klose Training is suspending its traditional 135-hour lymphedema certification (45 hrs online + 90 hrs live) and instead, offering two 125-hour course options: (a) a mixed-format course (71 hours online + 54 hours live) or (b) an innovative online-only course.

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Program Growth through Standardization: Going Back to the Future

Watch the video HERE! Linda Hodgkins, MS, OTR/L, CLT-LANA delivered the Keynote Presentation for Klose Conference 2019. Linda believes going back to the basics of Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) will dramatically improve patient outcomes and facilitate program growth.

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Obesity and Obesity-Related Lymphedema & Lipedema

The Obesity and Obesity-Related Lymphedema & Lipedema online course created and presented by Tobias Bertsch, MD, delves into the misconceptions related to obesity and offers evidence-based information that counters the myths. The course is subdivided in four “Acts.”

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Effective CDT – The Inconvenient Truth

Watch the livestream HERE! As a follow-up to the well-received livestream for LE&RN on May 15th, Klose Training is pleased to make the following resources available for educational purposes and reference…

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What is the appropriate dosing of CDT?

Watch Video HERE! Guenter Klose responds to a recent article addressing the appropriate dosing of Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) for lymphedema patients and shares his own personal experiences on the topic.

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ICD-10 Coding Conversion

The conversion from ICD-9 to ICD-10 coding is likely to cause confusion for all health care professionals involved in lymphedema care. In this link, ICD-10-CM Expansions of Lymphedema Diagnostic Codes, you’ll find a helpful conversion list that was compiled by LymphActivist Robert Weiss, M.S.

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