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Community Hospice & Palliative Care welcomes you to this daylong conference, designed for wound care and/or lymphedema clinicians who want to further their expertise in lower-extremity lymphedema. Throughout the course, participants will gain an improved understanding of etiology, learn to better identify and differentiate lymphedema from other edema types, learn how to develop safe treatment protocols and select appropriate compression for acute treatment and long-term self-care management.
Attending clinicians should have a minimum one year of experience with edema, lymphedema, wound care or compression therapy. Certification is not required but is recommended for MDs, DPMs, ARNPs, physician assistants, RNs, LPNs, physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants.
Bryan Groleau, COTA/L, CLT-LANA, CLWT, senior clinical education manager from mediUSA, will lead this in-depth course.
Continuing education credit will be available for eligible nursing staff. Registration is free and will include a continental breakfast and lunch.