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Lymphoedema Management Workshop Gold Coast

Speciality Classification
Nurses
Start Date
15-Sep-2023
Location
TBA Gold Coast QLD
Delivery
Face to face
Time / Duration
9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Provider
Australian College of Nursing (ACN)

Who should attend 
This course is suitable for healthcare professionals who are required to manage patients with Lymphoedema, Lipoedema, and Oedema associated with vascular pathologies. 

Key learning outcomes 
On completion, participants will be better able to: 

  • Outline the legal and professional requirements related to Lymphoedema Management.  
  • Recognise the anatomy and physiology related to the lymphatic system. 
  • Explain Microcirculation theory such as fluid exchange in tissues, modified Starling’s equilibrium, and microcirculation imbalances  
  • Identify the causes and classification of lymphoedema 
  • Differentiate between Lymphoedema and Lipoedema and oedema associated with vascular pathologies 
  • Understand current treatment modalities available  
  • Assess patients for appropriate treatment choices for different conditions 
  • Demonstrate effective compression bandaging, medical compression garments, and wrap techniques  
  • Demonstrate effective compression bandaging, medical compression garments, and wrap techniques, with wound and ulcer management 
  • Identify contraindications and precautions when applying compression garments and bandages 

Presenter:
Susan Butcher 
Susan is a highly skilled and qualified Lymphoedema Therapist. As the current clinical manager of the Oedema Institute, Susan’s role focuses on the treatment/management of associated oedema issues, education, and research for both health professionals and patients. Susan is also the director of the National Lymphoedema Practitioner Register Committee where she works tirelessly to maintain and promote the professional standards of practice for lymphoedema management as well as facilitating collaborative lymphoedema research and a better understanding of the prevalence of lymphoedema in Australia and New Zealand. 

TO REGISTER
Sign in or create an account to secure your place today.
ACN members
Please log in to your membership account using the My ACN drop down box on our website. 
Non members
If you have never enrolled into one of our online courses, you will need to “create a new account” following the prompts.  
If you have previously enrolled, you can log on using your previous username and password.
By registering for the short course you are agreeing to the registration Terms and Conditions.


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Modules / Topics

PROGRAM OUTLINE

8:45 am

Registration

9:00 am

Session 1

  • Understanding the lymphatic system

  • Microcirculation theory 

  • Classification of Lymphoedema 

  • Differentiation between Lymphoedema, Lipoedema and oedema associated with vascular pathologies 

11 am

Morning tea

11:30 am

Session 2

  • Understanding treatment modalities 

  • Contraindications and precautions related to treatment modalities 

  • Prescribing compression garments and bandaging and the use of medical compression garment 

1 pm

Lunch

1:45 pm

Session 3 

  • Practical hands-on session 

3: 45 pm 

Workshop wrap up 

4:30 pm

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Type
Delivery
Title
Lymphoedema Management Workshop Gold Coast
Speciality Classification
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Time / Duration
9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Start Date
15-Sep-2023
Price Details
ACN Members : $300
Location
TBA Gold Coast QLD
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