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Register for these upcoming CE courses that will inspire and enlighten:

CE Request Form for Centrex Employees


 

Lymphedema Certification Course

Thursday, October 3 – Sunday, October 6, 2019 

  • Thursday, October 3 – 4-8pm (Check-in from 3:45-4pm)
  • Friday, October 4 – 12-9pm
  • Saturday, October 5 – 8am-6pm
  • Sunday, October 6 – 8am-6pm

Bloomington, MN  • Southtown Office Park

If you are a Centrex Rehab employee and need to fill out the CE Request form for the October Lymphedema Course, click here.

Intended Audience: PT/PTA, OT/COTA

Course Level: n/a

Speaker: Ann Elise Kryszak, OTR, CLT, has been a practicing therapist for 40 years and a Lymphedema Specialist for over 20 years. She is currently a treating therapist and educator specializing in advanced practices in Lymphedema Management.

Course Description:

This comprehensive certification course is designed to teach therapists the most current management techniques to effectively treat Lymphedema. Participants will leave the course with a certificate of Comprehensive Lymphedema Management Therapy (CLT) and techniques needed to immediately begin managing patients with Lymphedema.

Objectives:

  1. Identify three principle functions of the lymphatic system
  2. Identify the pattern of lymph flow
  3. Identify 4 research based theories supporting comprehensive lymphedema treatment
  4. Demonstrate manual lymph drainage, compression bandaging, and appropriate therapeutic exercises
  5. Explain 3 billing challenges faced when documenting comprehensive lymphedema treatments
  6. Demonstrate proper massage drainage techniques to enhance lymphatic flow in lower extremity
  7. Decide on what the appropriate lymphedema treatment is and to perform lymphedema technique on another participant
  8. Explain who common diagnostic procedures for lymphedema
For more details on the course, click here.

 

Refresher & Advanced Comprehensive Lymphedema Treatment Course

Saturday, November 2, 2019 – Sunday, November 3, 2019 

  • Sat., November 2 – 8am-6pm
  • Sun., November 3 – 8am – 12:30pm

Bloomington, MN  • Southtown Office Park

If you are a Centrex Rehab employee and need to fill out the CE Request form for the November Advanced Lymphedema Course, click here.

Intended Audience: PT/PTA/OT/COTAs who have previously taken either the full certification course of the Comprehensive Lymphedema Management for the American Health Care or an equivalent Lymphedema Certifcation Course

Course Level: Advanced

CE Hours: To be determined

Speaker: Ann Elise Kryszak, OTR, CLT, has been a practicing therapist for 40 years and a Lymphedema Specialist for over 20 years. She is currently a treating therapist and educator specializing in advanced practices in Lymphedema Management.

Course Description:

This comprehensive advanced, refresher, and update course is designed to teach therapists the most current management techniques to effectively treat Lymphedema.

Objectives:

  1. To demonstrate an understanding of the anatomy and physiology of lymph system
  2. To describe the pathophysiology of Lymphedema and pathogenesis of common upper and lowere extremity Lymphedema
  3. To understand the common diagnostic procedures for Lymphedema
  4. To Recognize, assess, and treat the different classifications of upper and lower extremity Lymphedema
  5. To perform proper massage techniques to enhance lymphatic flow and explain the physiologic rational drainage massage
  6. To correctly apply compression bandages in the treatment of upper and lower extremity Lymphedema
  7. To perform limb measurements that provide acceptable documentation of outcome measures
  8. To instruct patients and health care professionals in precautions and skin care
  9. To choose the appropriate compression garments and instruct patients in correct application
  10. To develop appropriate individualized treatment programs for successful outcomes
For more details on the course or to register, click here.