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Therapeutic interventions for Lymphedema of the UE is a Course

Therapeutic interventions for Lymphedema of the UE

Ended Dec 8, 2018
0.2 credits

$60 Enroll

Full course description

Instructor: Lindsey Schultz, MS, OTR, CHT, CLT; schultzl@dyc.edu
Course Coordinator: Margaret Frye, MA, OTR; fryem@dyc.edu

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.

Objectives:

  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. https://dyc.catalog.instructure.com/browse/otd/programs/upper-extremity-rehabilitation

Tuition Waiver - If you have a tuition waiver that has been issued within the last three (3) years and you would like to use it, please scan and send it to clementd@dyc.edu. In your email please specify how many courses you will be taking. Danielle Clements will send you a promotional code based upon the number of courses you are signing up for.   

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