This seminar will describe the anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system in relation to risks for developing wounds. This session will also focus on different types and stages of wounds commonly occurring and outline wound management interventions for individuals living with lymphedema. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Course created on May 15, 2020
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NM/2.0; NY/2.0; OH/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WV/2.0; WY/2.0
- Participants will be able to describe the background, anatomy, and physiology of the lymphatic system.
- Participants will be able to identify at least two differences between edema and lymphedema.
- Participants will be able to identify at least three risk factors and different types and stages of wounds commonly occurring in patients living with lymphedema.
- Participants will be able to describe at least two wound management interventions and discuss case examples of people living with lymphedema and/or wounds.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-60 Minutes||Describe the background, anatomy, and physiology of the lymphatic system|
|60-90 Minutes||Explain risk factors and different types and stages of wounds commonly occurring in patients living with lymphedema|
|90-115 Minutes||Outline wound management interventions and discuss case examples of people living with lymphedema and/or wounds|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Neely Sullivan, MPT, CLT-LANA, CDP
Neely Sullivan, PT, CLT-LANA, has worked with diverse client populations ranging from pediatric to geriatric in a variety of clinical settings. These experiences and multiple courses on the topic have allowed her to treat and develop client care programs for clients living with lymphedema and wounds. She has served in multiple levels of regional and corporate management positions. In these positions, Neely has developed policies and worked closely with interdisciplinary teams to ensure that clients living with lymphedema and/or wounds have the opportunity to attain their highest level of function and quality of life. She is a certified lymphedema therapist and has most recently been responsible for the identification, implementation, and evaluation of clinical programs in long-term care settings. Neely currently provides educational support to 13,000+ therapists nationwide as an Education Specialist for Select Rehabilitation. Neely has lectured nationally and at the state level on the topics of Lymphedema and Wound Care Management. She has authored publications focusing on edema and lymphedema management.
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