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Saturday
14
JUL

Lymphedema Certification Course

20:00
19:00
Lymph Balance Center
Event organized by Lymph Balance Center

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Bring the knowledge and skills of Complex Decongested Therapy to your practice and clients. Join the Academy of Lymphatic Studies (ACOLS) as they bring their 10 day course to Calgary.
Topics Covered Includes:
Anatomy, physiology and pathology of the lymphatic system
Basic and advanced techniques of MLD and CDT
Treatment of primary and secondary lymphedema as well as related conditions
Introduction to the treatment of pediatric lymphedema, head/neck and genital lymphedema
Lymphedema bandaging techniques for upper and lower extremities
Decongestive exercises for lymphedema patients
Measuring techniques for edema (volumetric and circumferential)
Measuring techniques for compression garments (with certification) - JUZO, Solaris
Home maintenance and self-treatment for lymphedema patients
Hygienic skin and nail care for lymphedema
Indications and contraindications for MLD and CDT
Billing issues for lymphedema therapy