This is part III of a three-part course on human lymphatics and lymphedema. This course focuses on management of lymphedema using complete decongestive therapy (CDT).
Course created on October 31, 2018
Course Type: Video
CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Client Factors; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC); IACET/0.1; NBCOT/1.25 Intermediate, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to identify common treatments for lymphedema.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss the major components of complete decongestive therapy (CDT).
- After this course, participants will be able to describe various forms of compression used to treat lymphedema.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain Medicare reimbursement for CDT.
|5-15 Minutes||Common treatments and general goals of lymphedema treatments|
|15-30 Minutes||Complete decongestive therapy (CDT)|
|30-45 Minutes||Other forms of compression|
|45-55 Minutes||Insurance reimbursement|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Ron Carson, OT, OTD, MHS, CLT
Dr. Carson has been an occupational therapist for 20 years, graduating from the Medical University of South Carolina in 1997 with a BS in OT and an Masters in health sciences. Since graduating, he has worked in rehabilitation, home health and owned a solo private practice. He has been an OT professor for nine of his 20 years of practice. In addition, Dr. Carson has published several articles on occupational therapy practice and occupational therapy education. Prior to becoming an OT, Dr. Carson served in the U.S. Navy’s submarine service, where he spent four years instructing advanced electronics.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
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OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
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