Head & Neck Lymphedema Management
November 17 – 19, 2023
(November 16 – 19, 2023 for SLPs)
4268 Oldfield Crossing Drive, Suite 303
Jacksonville, FL 32223
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Guenter Klose, CLT, MLD/CDT Instructor Instructor Bios & Faculty Page
Summary: This 16 hour course 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.
This course is also available for Speech Language Pathologists (SLPs) who are not certified in lymphedema therapy, however, 28 hours of additional coursework (20 hours online and 8 hours in the classroom) are required. Total course hours for SLPs are 44. See course hours below for additional information.Register OnlineRegister by Mail
Tru by Hilton Jacksonville South Mandarin
2970 Hartley Road
Jacksonville, FL 32257
Discounted Room Rate: We have negotiated a special rate of $103 + tax per night for KTC students. To ensure you get the discounted rate, make your reservation no later than Wednesday, November 1, 2023 and ask for the Klose Training group rate (group code KLTNOV) or click here to book online.
Amenities: This smoke-free hotel offers free hot breakfast and parking. Complimentary gourmet coffee, tea and hot chocolate are available in the lobby 24/7. All rooms have free wireless internet, a mini-refrigerator, LCD TV, work desk, hair dryer, and iron and ironing board. The hotel has a business center and a fitness center and outdoor pool. There are also many restaurants and supermarkets within walking distance.
Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) – 34 miles from the course location
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