Lymphedema Certification and Online Education

Lymphedema Therapy Certification

The Power of Lymphedema Certification

Course Description

Upper extremity lymphedema before and after CDT
This engaging 135-hour course teaches you the skills and knowledge necessary to safely and effectively treat patients with lymphedema using Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT). You will learn Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD), compression bandaging, skin care, and patient-appropriate exercises. At the conclusion of the course, you will be certified in Lymphedema Therapy (CLT) and can immediately start working with patients.

Lower extremity lymphedema before and after CDT
The course begins with a 45-hour online Home-Study Module that can be completed at your own pace anywhere you have access to the internet. This Module is followed by 90 hours of classroom (lab) instruction over nine days.

Course Educational Level: Introductory/Intermediate
Instructional Methods: Online home-study followed by hands-on lab, lectures, case studies, and live demonstrations.
AOTA Classifications: Occupational Therapy Process: Evaluation, Intervention, and Outcomes

About Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT)

Home-Study Module

Classroom (Lab)

Course Objectives

Course Materials & Resources

Class Times/Schedule


Disability Accommodations



Student Agreement

Certificate/Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)

LANA Certification Exam

Directions & Accommodations