Lymphedema Certification and Online Education

Head & Neck Lymphedema Management

Course Description:

This newly updated (May, 2020) online 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.

What’s new in the updated version? New patient videos! Good, practical, hands-on skills and solutions. All-around updated dynamic video presentation.

Educational Level: Advanced
Instructional Method: Online/Distance Learning
AOTA Classifications: OT Process: Evaluation, Intervention, and Outcomes

Klose Training is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. AOTA Provider #6530. This online course is offered at 7.5 CEUs, educational level is advanced. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

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