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Mon, Nov 16


Best Western Plus Ottawa City Centre

Level 3 Lymphedema

Learn Lymphedema management through Vodder MLD, bandaging and other elements of CDT

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Level 3 Lymphedema
Level 3 Lymphedema

Time & Location

Nov 16, 2020, 8:00 a.m. – Nov 25, 2020, 6:00 p.m.

Best Western Plus Ottawa City Centre, 1274 Carling Ave, Ottawa, ON K1Z 7K8, Canada

About the Event

The 9-day Level 3 Lymphedema Theory and Practical course is designed for those interested in lymphedema and edema management. It includes 2 days of in-classroom Level 3 Lymphedema Theory with a medical doctor or PhD-level lymphologist. The pathophysiological background of edemas, in general, is covered as well as lymphedema and lipedema. Indications, contraindications and differential diagnosis of edema is explained. Level 3 Lymphedema Practical includes the correct application of Combined Decongestive Therapy (CDT). This includes MLD, compression therapy (bandages & garments), edema exercises and skin care. Applications include treatment of upper and lower extremity lymphedema, lipedema, chronic venous insufficiency edema and head & neck edema. Successful completion of theory and practical exams enables certification from the Dr. Vodder Academy/School – International.  

Prerequisite: Completion of Level 1 (practical and theory).  Students who completed Vodder Basic can complete the online Level 1 Theory course to be eligible to continue with Level 3.

Required textbook: Lymphedema Diagnosis & Therapy by Horst Weissleder and Christian Schuchhardt

Registration: Nov 16 at 8am

Please note there is no class Nov 22nd.

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