A Physician’s Lecture on Lymphoedema

The Physician’s Lecture on Lymphoedoema provides an excellent overview of lymphoedema, its pathophysiology, diagnosis and differential diagnosis.

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The Physician’s Lecture on Lymphoedema provides an excellent overview of lymphoedema, its pathophysiology, diagnosis and differential diagnosis. This course is beneficial for all medical professionals who want to educate themselves about this important disease, but are unable to commit to completing a lymphoedema certification course. The online Physician’s Lecture is also beneficial for medical doctors who need to know about lymphoedema, but are not interested in studying the manual techniques required for treating lymphoedema. Your host, Kathleen Francis, MD, explains lymphoedema in the most understandable manner, making it easy and interesting to follow along. Please find all pertinent information for this four-part course below.

Note: This physician’s lecture includes a bonus lecture on Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) for Lymphoedema by Guenter Klose, MLD/CDT Certified Instructor.

Upon completion of the course, the student will:

  • Understand the definition of lymphoedema
  • Understand the difference between primary and secondary lymphoedema
  • Understand the causes of primary and secondary lymphoedema
  • Be able to differentiate between a variety of peripheral edemas
  • Understand the medical indications and contraindications for Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) and Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT)
  • Be able to recognize the signs and symptoms of infections in patients with lymphoedema
  • Review of Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology of the Lymphatic System
  • Definition and Incidence of Lymphoedema
  • Difference between Edema and Lymphoedema
  • Usual Signs and Symptoms of Lymphoedema
  • Stages of Lymphoedema
  • Primary Lymphoedema
  • Secondary Lymphoedema
  • Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis of Lymphoedema
  • Imaging Methods for Lymphoedema
  • Indications and Contraindications for the Treatment of Lymphoedema
  • Medications and Lymphoedema
  • Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI)
  • Traumatic and Post-surgical Edema
  • Infections (Cellulitis and Erysipelas)
  • Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) for Lymphoedema

Registration

  • Click the REGISTER NOW button below
  • Fill in the REGISTRATION form then click the PAYMENT button where you will be directed to the Shop page where you need to click ADD TO CART.
  • Click PROCEED TO CHECKOUT.

Checkout

  • If you are a previous customer, simply enter your access details to login to your customer account. If you are a new customer, carefully enter your details.
  • Please ensure that you enter a valid e-mail address as all order information will be sent to this address.

Place your order

  • Click PROCEED TO PAYPAL to make your payment via credit card or with your Paypal account.
  • Shortly after making a successful payment you will receive your order confirmation by email.
  • Your credit card is charged and will show payment made to Victorian Lymphoedema Practice (trading as Lymphoedema Education Solutions)

Within three to five business days of receiving your registration and payment, you will be sent your username, password, and instructions on how to access and navigate the online course. You will have 3 MONTHS of access to the online course, starting from the time you receive your username and password by email.

Please ensure you have a reliable internet connection when undertaking in the course work.

Kathleen Francis, MD
Clinical and Medical Director
St. Barnabas ACC Lymphedema Treatment Center
Medical Director for Klose Training

Included with this course is a bonus lecture on Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) presented by Guenter Klose, MLD/CDT Certified Instructor, CLT-LANA.

No prior lymphoedema qualification is required.

This course is offered to all Medical Practitioners, Physiotherapists, Physiotherapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Nurses, Podiatrists and students undertaking health professional qualifications.

Note: Persons without a medical background who are interested in learning about the anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system are also invited to register for this online course, but will not receive continuing education hours/credits.

The tuition for this online course is $415.00AUD (inc GST). The full amount is due upon registration.

You are required to approve the Klose Training and Consulting, and Lymphoedema Education Solutions Participant Agreement on registration for this course.

To receive a Certificate of Completion, students must successfully complete an online quiz.

Upon completion of the course and successfully passing the quiz, the student will receive a Certificate of Completion verifying online course hours. The Physician’s Lecture on Lymphedema Online Course offers 5.0 contact hours of online continuing education.


Register

Once you complete the registration form below, you will be directed to the payment section for this course.

By ticking this box the applicant acknowledges that he/she has read and agrees to be bound by all of the terms and conditions in the Participant Agreement as a condition of being accepted into the course.

The following agreement is made between the Online Course registrant (hereafter “the student”) and Klose Training & Consulting, LLC (hereafter KTC) and Lymphoedema Education Solutions (hereafter LES)

Prerequisites
The student undertakes the online course on the condition that they are suitably qualified in accordance with the online course prerequisites and hold a current registration or, for those that do not have registration, meet the requirements for their profession as per what is listed on the registration form.

Scope of Practice
It is the responsibility of the student – not KTC or LES – to ensure that the skills acquired through any Klose Training course are within their scope of practice as defined by their professional registration board. Any therapist who practices outside their scope of practice is jeopardizing the health of their client/patient and is at risk of losing their registration.

Access
Within three to five business days of receiving the student’s registration and payment, the student will be sent their username, password, and instructions on how to access and navigate the online course. The student will have 3 MONTHS of access to the online course, starting from the time they receive their username and password by email. The student needs to ensure they have a reliable internet connection when undertaking in the course work.

Online Quiz
In order to receive a Certificate of Completion, the student must be a registered health care professional and meet the prerequisites outlined as part of this course registration. The student must also successfully complete the online quiz at the end of the course by answering 80% or more of the questions correctly.

Tuition & Refund Policy
Course tuition is specific to the course. (Refer to the LES website.) The full amount is due at the time of registration. If the student cancels prior to the course access information being emailed, the student will be refunded the tuition electronically within 10 business days, minus a nonrefundable administrative charge of $50.00AUD. No refunds will be given after a username and password have been emailed to the student.

Certificate of Completion
Once a registered professional health care provider has successfully completed the quiz and signed and returned to KTC the Course Evaluation Form, Tracking Log, and Student Information Form, that student will be emailed a Certificate of Completion. (Non-professionals are not eligible for a certificate.)

Continuing Professional Education Points
KTC’s online courses may be used towards the student continuing education points for their professional body and the Australasian Lymphology Association’s National Lymphoedema Practitioners Register. The certificate will state the number of hours completed.

Privacy Policy
KTC and LES respects the student’s personal information and their privacy. KTC and LES will use their best efforts to protect the student’s personal information from unauthorised access. KTC and LES may use the student’s personal information to contact the student from time to time about products and services that KTC and LES think the student may be interested in

Copyright
The student appreciates that the course materials and online content being provided to them by KTC contain confidential and privileged patient information and photographs. The student acknowledges that these materials are protected by copyright and other laws governing intellectual property and are, unless otherwise stated, the property of KTC. The student understands that they may print the manual and other curriculum documents only one time for the sole purpose of completing the online course they have purchased. The student will not remove from the materials any references to KTC’s copyright nor otherwise reproduce or re-transmit any of the materials in whole or part, in any manner, without the prior consent of KTC. The student understands to do so would be an ethical breach and a violation of copyright law. (These restrictions do not apply to course attachments that are clearly meant to be shared.) The student understands that they are the only person allowed to access the KTC online courses with their username and password. They will not share their username and password with any other individual nor allow anyone else access to the online course or curriculum. Lastly, the student acknowledges that KTC online courses are solely for the education and training of individual medical professionals. The student understands that they may share their accumulated knowledge with other professionals but never, under any circumstances, train nor certify any other individual in the course topic unless granted instructor privileges according to KTC guidelines.
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