Mon, Nov 15|
Best Western Plus Ottawa City Centre
Level 3 Lymphedema (Ottawa)
Learn Lymphedema management through Vodder MLD, bandaging and other elements of CDT
Time & Location
Nov 15, 2021, 8:00 a.m. – Nov 24, 2021, 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 15 at 8am
Please note there will be one day with no class, exact date TBA.
-PLEASE NOTE as per Government of Ontario's vaccine passport guidelines, proof of full vaccination (at least 14 days prior to event) is required for entry. Some exceptions apply, please contact organizer for details).
Level 3 Lymphedema regular
Deposit of at least $500 is required to hold a space in class. Full fees are due by Nov 1, 2020.$2,400.00