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Swell to Well: Wound Management for Clients Living with Lymphedema

Course: #9457Level: Introductory2 Hours 629 Reviews
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This seminar will describe the anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system in relation to risks for developing wounds. This session will also focus on different types and stages of wounds commonly occurring and outline wound management interventions for individuals living with lymphedema.

Course created on July 22, 2020

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Course Type: Video, Text

CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Introductory, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Client Factors; CE Broker/2.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-784768; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Beginner, Rehabilitation

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to describe the background, anatomy, and physiology of the lymphatic system.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to identify at least two differences between edema and lymphedema.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to identify at least three risk factors and different types and stages of wounds commonly occurring in patients living with lymphedema.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to describe at least two wound management interventions and discuss case examples of people living with lymphedema and/or wounds.

Agenda

0-15 Minutes Background, review of learning outcomes
15-60 Minutes Describe the background, anatomy, and physiology of the lymphatic system
60-90 Minutes Explain risk factors and different types and stages of wounds commonly occurring in patients living with lymphedema
90-115 Minutes Outline wound management interventions and discuss case examples of people living with lymphedema and/or wounds
115-120 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Neely Sullivan has received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Neely Sullivan has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

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

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CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 2.0 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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National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

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