Lymphology - Occupational Therapist

Lymphology 106

Radiological Diagnostic Procedures in Edema of the Extremities


2.0

  • Become familiar with soft tissue x-rays
  • Compare and contrast cross-section imaging including computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound
  • Differentiate between the use of direct and indirect lymphography
  • Describe radiological diagnostics using radioisotopes including lymphoscintigraphy and isotope lymphography
  • Describe the respective value of each of the imaging procedures


Ruth Coopee, MT, OT, CHT

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Lymphology 105

Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI) and Venous-Lymphostatic Insufficiency (VLI)


2.0

  • Recall the physiology with venous hemodynamics of the leg
  • Recite the pathophysiology of venous hemodynamics in CVI
  • Describe post-thrombotic syndrome and understand treatment, pathophysiology and clinical stages
  • Become familiar with suprafascial CVI
  • Compare and contrast the diagnosis and differential diagnosis of CVI
  • List 5 methods of prevention for CVI and VLI
  • Describe components of complete decongesitive therapy and drug therapy used with CVI and VLI


Ruth Coopee, MT, OT, CHT

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$38.00 USD

Lymphology 103

Decongestive Kinesiotherapy, Respiratory Therapy, Physiotherapy and Other PT Techniques


2.0

  • Recite the basic principles of Decongestive Kinesiotherapy and Respiratory Therapy
  • Describe the functional rehab of pts with lymphedema
  • Recall 3 effects of radiation
  • Describe the chronic effects of radiation
  • Compare and contrast principles of manual lymph drainage
  • Describe the treatment of radiation-induced fibrosis
  • Become familiar with compression therapy with radiation induced plexopathy


Ruth Coopee, MT, OT, CHT

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$38.00 USD

Lymphology 102

Generalized Edemas in Women


1.0

  • Define and differentiate cyclic-idiopathic, idiopathic-orthostatic and idiopathic edema syndromes
  • Define and describe edema syndromes independent of the menstrual cycle
  • Describe 3 generalized edemas caused by abuse of diuretics and or laxatives
  • Become familiar and list the components of rehabilitation with generalized edemas
  • Describe the physiological edema that occurs during pregnancy


Ruth Coopee, MT, OT, CHT

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$19.00 USD

Lymphology 101

Lipedema


1.0

  • Recite the definition of lipedema and list 5 signs and symptoms
  • Describe the pathophysiology and pathology associated with lipedema
  • List 5 complications and combinations with other diseases
  • Explain the prognosis for patients with lipedema
  • Differentiate between the diagnosis of lipedema and and common differential diagnosis
  • Become familiar with the role of therapy for patients with lipedema


Ruth Coopee, MT, OT, CHT

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$19.00 USD