Cost: $25
Estimated Completion Time: 1 hour
ABC Credits: 1.5 (S)
BOC Credits: 1.5 Cat I

Lymphedema: An Overview For Mastectomy Fitters
Course Description: This course provides information on lymphedema. At the completion of this course, you will:
  1. Have a basic understanding of lymphedema and its effects
  2. Be able to identify lymphedema treatment challenges
  3. Be able to identify causes of lymphedema
  4. Understand and be able to identify the goals and four components of CDT
  5. Be able to distinguish the differences between primary and secondary lymphedema
  6. Be able to discuss the four stages of lymphedema
  7. Have a basic understanding of compression garments and how they are utilized
  8. Be able to identify precautions to prevent or minimize the effects of lymphedema