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Lower Body Lymphedema: What All Occupational Therapy Practitioners Should Know

Course: #6448Level: Introductory 1 Hour
Live WebinarThu, Jul 18, 2024 at 3:00 pm EDT   Starts in 7h 32m

An overview of lower-body lymphedema (LBL) and OT’s role in addressing the resultant limitations in health, function, and occupational performance will be addressed in this course. Participants can expect to gain introductory knowledge on LBL pathophysiology, clinical presentations, occupation-based assessment and intervention, and generalist vs. specialist roles.

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Live Webinar

Thu, Jul 18, 2024 at 3:00 pm EDT

CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge, 09717; CE Broker/1.0 CE Broker #20-1218078; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Rehabilitation

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the pathophysiology and common clinical presentations of lower-body lymphedema.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to recognize the impact of lower-body lymphedema on occupational performance.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify appropriate OT assessment and intervention approaches for clients with lower-body lymphedema.


0-5 Minutes Introduction; Learning outcomes; Why OT should address LBL
5-15 Minutes Anatomy & Physiology; Pathophysiology
15-20 Minutes Common Presentations
20-30 Minutes Occupational performance limitations: Health, Physical Function, Psychosocial, and Occupational Engagement
30-35 Minutes Specific Considerations and Insights Related to LBL
35-45 Minutes Occupation-based Assessment and Intervention: Generalist Approaches and Specialist Referrals
45-55 Minutes Putting It All Together: Two Examples
55-60 Minutes Summary; Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Claire Dolislager received an honorarium for presenting these course materials. Non-financial: Claire Dolislager has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com, a Continued site.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 09717. This distance learning - interactive course is offered at 0.1 CEUs/contact hours (Introductory level, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

CE Broker

CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina or Tennessee, CE Broker may be of interest to you.

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Beginner level, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.

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