Upcoming Training Seminars

Please let us know if your facility has eight interested participants for any program and we will come to you!

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Theory and Applications for Neuro-Lymphatic Therapy-15 CEs/$199 Online.

Integrative Oncology Rehabilitation CertificationOnline

Manual Lymphatic Drainage Certification-March 6-10th 2021  Virginia

Full Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT) Certification 
On location or March 6-14th, 2021 in Virginia. 

Online options for smaller topic-specific selections are available (Non-LANA)

MLD Certification consists of a home study program and an MLD – Manual Lymphatic Drainage – hands-on instructional seminar.

Full MLD/CDT Certification (CLT or Certified Lymphedema Therapist) consists of the home study as well as MLD and CDP (Compression Bandaging) hands-on instructional seminars.

Webinars/Video Home Study

Advanced Lymphedema Techniques Video Home Study
Ongoing/On-demand. 15 CEs – $249

Advanced Lymphatic Course Agenda:

Day 1:

08:30-09:30 Newest Research Updates In Lymphedema, Best Practices

09:30-09:45 Break

09:45-10:45 Advanced Management Strategies for Genital Lymphedema with Lab

10:45-12:00 Head and Neck Lymphedema with Lab

12:00-12:30 Lunch

12:30-02:00 Kinesio-Taping for Lymphedema and Scar Management with Lab

02:00-03:00 Current Theories of Surgical Intervention

03:00-03:15 Break

03:15-04:30 Case Studies

Day 2:

08:30-10:15  Cost effective strategies for compression bandaging and garment fitting, with lab.

10:15-10:30  Break

10:30-11:30  Multi-disciplined approach and expanding effective means to market new concepts in lymphedema management to the medical community in acute care, outpatient, private, and home health settings.

11:30-12:00  Psychosocial aspects of lymphedema and lipedema

12:30-01:30  Pain management and palliative care

01:30-02:30  Wound care and lymphedema

02:30-03:30  MLD for plastic surgery clients and surgical complications

03:30-03:45  Break

03:45-04:30  Additional techniques for treating bariatric clients/questions, wrap up.

Course Description

This two-day advanced seminar provides the information and techniques needed to problem solve through a complex variety of diagnoses and co-morbid conditions relating to the lymphatic system. The hands-on techniques presented in the lab sessions will include a series of specialized, unique, and integrated techniques, which will address the musculoskeletal system, the nervous system, the vascular system, and their integration with the lymphatic system.
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Introduction to MLD Video Home Study
Including A&P, indications and contraindications, applications, and pathology.
Ongoing/On demand. 7 CEs – $99

Complete Compression Therapy Overview
24 hours

Integrative Oncology Rehabilitation Video Home Study
24 hours.

Schedule/Format: Day 1

8:30-9:00 am Introducing each discipline’s role in the care of an oncology client/patient, NIH standards and guidelines

9:00-10:00 Assessment tools for the oncology patient/client and creating a rehab plan

10:00-11:15 Exercise and the oncology patient-lecture. Points to consider will include musculoskeletal, psychological, and fatigue limitations.

11:15-11:30 Break

11:30-12:30 Exercise lab: Crossfit or other onsite. The importance of strength programs beyond “Walking 30 minutes, 5 times per week”, and the importance of the therapist to know how to help them modify popular strength programs. P90X, swimming, Pilates, Yoga, etc.

12:30-1:00 Lunch on your own

1:00-3:00 Combining exercise with soft tissue work including scar mobilization, fascial work, pin and stretch and lymphatic work for optimum outcomes. Will address such complications as adhesive capsulitis, hip dysfunction, and axillary syndrome as well as applying the techniques to any other case studies that students bring to the class. Lecture and Lab

3:00-3:15 Break

3:15-4:15 Understanding and utilizing exercise assessment tools

Course Description

The ever-increasing population of oncology survivors yield merit to the idea that cancer is not an acute disease, but rather, together with the treatment side effects, a chronic condition that must be managed. As rehab and allied health professionals, we owe it to our clients to stay on top of current research and trends. 
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Head and Neck Oncology and Lymphedema Care Advanced Techniques,  7.5 hours, Video course.

Course Outline/Hours:

8:30-9:00   Basic anatomy and physiology of the head and neck structurally and in light of the lymphatic, fascial and venous systems.

9:00-09:30  Risk factors, indications and contraindications when dealing with the special treatment challenges in working with this population.

9:30-10:30  Soft tissue mobilization for restrictions around the larynx and pharynx and MLD for head and neck with lab.

10:30-11   Differentiating between normal post-operative edema and lymphedema involving the head and neck by obtaining knowledge of the signs and symptoms of the latter.

11-11:30   The effects of head and neck cancer pathology and treatment on the lymphatic, integumentary, digestive system, and on communication, and psychosocial health. 

11:30-12   Learn to instruct an appropriate exercise program to address edema, soft tissue restriction, and ROM.

12:30-1:30  Demonstration and lab practice to reduce edema of the head and neck in order to improve communication and swallowing.

1:30-2.   Surgical and radiation therapy side effects that lead to fibrosis, limited ROM, auditory congestion, edema, and scarring of the head and neck.

2-2:30  Interpreting appropriate scales to assess fibrosis, edema, and scarring of the head and neck.

2:30-3 Self-care instruction for edema risk-reduction precautions and maintaining mobility, function, and artificial voice.

03:15-3:45  Demonstrate basic proficiency in assessment and development of a basic treatment plan or goal discussion with supervising PT/OT for a patient with head and neck edema. Implement manual and compressive techniques when appropriate.

3:45-4:15.  Evaluate case studies for a patient with head and neck lymphedema and perform an appropriate treatment session for another like patient.

4:15-4:30, Discussion, conclusions

Course Description

This comprehensive, one-day seminar is designed to address the clinical management of patients with, and survivors of head and neck Cancer. We will include lectures, interactive educational sessions and lab activities to obtain competency in the treatment of HNL (head and neck lymphedema), fibrosis, an understanding of the impact of difficulty with swallowing (dysphagia), and will include interdisciplinary protocols.
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