Sun, Nov 06|
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 06, 8:00 a.m. – Nov 15, 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 6 at 8am
Please note there will be one day with no class, exact date TBA.
-PLEASE NOTE as of March 1, 2022 the Government of Ontario does not currently require proof of full covid vaccination. Vaccination status is collected on the registration form to allow participants to be notified if this requirement is reinstated.
Level 3 Lymphedema early bird
Deposit of at least $500 is required to hold a space in class. Full fees are due by Oct 5 for early bird rates to apply.
Level 3 Lymphedema deposit
Deposit of at least $500 is required to hold a space in class. Remainder of $2050 due by Oct 5 for early bird rates to apply. Otherwise remainder of $2250 is due by Oct 22.
Level 3 Lymphedema balance due
Balance due for early bird rate ($500 deposit previously paid)