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Therapeutic interventions for Lymphedema of the UE

Ended Dec 8, 2018
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Instructor: Lindsey Schultz, MS, OTR, CHT, CLT;
Course Coordinator: Margaret Frye, MA, OTR;

Location: Bauer Family Academic Center (BFAC) Room 302

Date:  September 10, 2018

Time:  5:00-6:50 pm

Description: This class provides an overview of the lymphatic system, the causes of lymphedema, and the impact of lymphedema on daily life. Both manual lymph drainage and bandaging/compression will be presented as methods of managing lymphedema.


  1. Demonstrate a basic understanding of the lymphatic system
  2. Define lymphedema and its potential impact on daily life/ADL
  3. Describe the therapeutic techniques associated with manual lymph drainage and bandaging/compression

The courses are approved by the New York State Board for Occupational Therapy for up to 2 Continued Competency Hours (CCH) (.2CEU)

If you are signing up for all 8 sessions, please enroll into the Upper Extremity Rehabilitation Program.

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Promotional Code: If you are enrolling into more than one (1) session, please contact or call (716) 829-8063