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This Study Day is aimed at:
This training is suitable for all healthcare professionals caring for patients with lymphoedema working in the community, hospital setting, care or nursing home.
This Study Day will cover:
- Outline the anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system including classification, differential diagnosis and clinical signs of lymphoedema
- Help learners understand the impact lymphoedema can have on a person’s life both physically and psychologically
- Look at the management principles for lymphoedema
- Give learners the opportunity to practise elements of the treatment of lymphoedema including palliative bandaging, simple lymphatic drainage massage and kinesio-taping.
There will be an opportunity for learners to practise techniques for managing lymphoedema.