There are a variety of treatment options available to the older person with chronic oedema. Watch the video below to learn more. https://vimeo.com/585628839
Night-time Compression Garment Sizing
https://vimeo.com/453511550 Click on the button below for the sizing chart. Comfiwave Sizing Chart
Check your Knowledge – Management – 15 minutes
The following quiz will help you check your knowledge in this area. You need to obtain 80% correct to pass the quiz. You have 3 attempts to successfully complete it.
Case Study Activity – Management – 25 minutes
Joyce's initial chronic oedema below knee assessment has been completed and can be accessed from the below. Use this information to complete the two activities. Completed Assessment Form
Night-time Compression – 7 minutes
Night-time compression can be a useful addition to wearing compression during the day but also can be used as a stand alone management option. The benefits of night-time compression include:
When and Where to Refer – 2.15 minutes
When you find out a client's oedema is beyond you scope of practice you need to know where to refer them The following video will provide you with this information.
Compression Garments for Chronic Oedema – 50 minutes
The following videos will guide you through managing chronic oedema with compression garments. Part 1: Assessing a client for a below knee compression garment. https://vimeo.com/451684287 Click the button below to
Education 15.29 minutes
In this lesson you will explore the important topics that you should explore with your client. Click on the button below to get started.
Manual Lymphatic Drainage 5 minutes
The following video explores the role of manual lymphatic drainage. https://vimeo.com/451387329 Specific manual lymphatic techniques will be reviewed during the virtual component of this course. Click on the button below
Exercise – 12 minutes
The following video explores the role of exercise for people with chronic oedema. https://vimeo.com/451385772 The exercise handout below is a simple set of exercises that the elder person can do