Head and Neck Lymphedema Management
Baltimore (Glen Burnie), Maryland
Saturday, March 14, 2015
301 Hospital Drive
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
Room Location: Courtney Conference Room located on the 8th Floor of the main hospital.
This one day class addresses the clinical management of patients with lymphedema of the head and neck following surgery and/or radiation therapy for cancer. The content includes a lecture on the sequelae related to cancer treatment followed by a thorough discussion of the role of appropriate therapeutic post-operative and post-radiation intervention. Compression therapy applications as well as techniques of Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) for patients with lymphedema of the head and neck are demonstrated in great detail. Additional rehabilitation considerations, including therapy for trismus and shoulder dysfunction, are also covered.
$250.00 (includes course handouts); full amount due at time of registration. $100.00 is non-refundable; no refunds will be given in case of cancellation less than 3 weeks before class.
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899 Elkridge Landing Road
Linthicum, MD 21090
Discounted Room Rate:
We have negotiated a discounted rate of $109 per night. Please note this rate does not include tax. Please make your reservations by February 20, 2015 and ask for the Klose Training group rate to ensure you receive the discounted rate. There are a limited number of rooms available at the discounted rate, so please call as early as possible to make your reservations.
Free shuttle service to and from the airport and course location. A complimentary breakfast buffet is served daily. Guest rooms are spacious and equipped with a microwave, mini-fridge, coffee maker, cable TV, and free wireless internet access. The hotel has an indoor pool and exercise room and parking is free. There are many restaurants and a deli within walking distance.
Transportation: Airport: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) is within a mile of SpringHill Suites/BWI. If you book a room with the hotel, upon request, they’ll provide free shuttle transportation to and from the airport (as well as to and from the class).
Amtrak: The Acela Express Line connects the following major cities to Baltimore: Washington, DC; Philadelphia; New York City; New Haven, CT; and Boston, MA. The local Amtrak station is BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), 7 Amtrak Way, Amtrak/MARC Station, BWI Airport, MD 21240. (www.amtrak.com). This station is located 2 miles from the hotel.
Directions:Please visit http://bwmc.umms.org for detailed directions. Parking at Baltimore Washington Medical Center is convenient and free. Patients and visitors can park in the parking lot in front of the hospital or the parking garage attached to the hospital.
Shuttle:SpringHill Suites BWI will provide one scheduled drop-off and pick-up time daily for KTC students who would like transportation to and from class.