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Lymphedema Management

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May 4, 2011
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OBJECTIVES
At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
? Identify basic types of lymphedema as primary or secondary
? Discuss contra-indications to treatment
? Review intervention with documentation and tips for coding/modifications and materials/products
? Demonstrate proper basic manual edema mobilization techniques regarding arm and leg edemas
? Apply basic bandaging techniques to lower extremity and foot
? Apply basic bandaging techniques to upper extremity, hand, head, and neck

TARGET AUDIENCE
Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists Assistants, Occupational Therapy Assistants and Registered Nurses

FEE
$120 for non-members; $50 for supplies for AHEC members

CREDIT

Licensed Nurses: Upstate AHEC is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by The South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center?s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will receive 10 contact hours.

Occupational Therapists: This program has been approved for 12 contact hours of continuing education for Occupational Therapists. SC AHEC has presumptive approval as a provider of continuing education for Occupational Therapists by the SC Board of Examiners for Occupational Therapy.

Physical Therapists: This program has been approved for 12 contact hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Board of Examiners for Physical Therapy.

Registration & Fee: MUST be received by April 20 so supplies can be ordered.

Special Instructions: Participants should wear a tank top/sports bra and shorts.

To register for this course, please visit www.upstateahec.org or contact Tiffany Pierce at tpierce@upstateahec.org/(864) 349-1160.

04/20/2011
Anmed Health North Campus - Healthy Futures Trust Room (Basement)
2000 E. Greenville St.
Anderson, South Carolina 29621
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Tiffany Pierce
8642714861