WOW20 - Think Lymphatically: What you think it is, it is not!

Webinar Topic: Lymphedema

Speaker: Andrea Brennan, OTD, OTR/L, CLT-LANA, CI-CS, WCC

CE Credit(s): 2.0 (No CE for OT/OTA)

Length: 120 minutes

Price: 15

Webinar Description:
Thinking lymphatically will provide a new perspective on ulcer etiology. Learning how lymphatic architecture and dysfunction effects ulcer formation will provide alternative and/or complimentary strategies for care of this social and economic burden of leg ulcers. Lecture outline: Organization of the lymphatic system Microcirculation and dynamics of microvascular fluid exchange Microvascular Fluid Exchange Starling’s Principle Revised and clinical relevance Lymphatic overload and/or failure Current understanding of edema and lymphedema Cascade of events leading to the leg ulcer Mechanisms of Cutaneous Microvascular Dysfunction in Limbs Circulatory physiology rehabilitation.

About the Speaker:
Dr. Andrea Brennan is a certified instructor in the Casley-Smith treatment method through the Brennan School of Innovative Lymphatic Studies, which spearheads evidence-informed training and certification in chronic edema, lymphedema, lipedema, and venous insufficiency. Her professional mission is to spread awareness, education and treatment strategies on these conditions. She is frequently invited to speak nationally and internationally, including Philippines, China and Scotland.

Webinar Learning Objectives:

Webinars must be attended in their entirety and the evaluation form must be completed.

The planners and presenter(s)/author(s) of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity.

Participant Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this offering, the participant will be able to:
  1. Identify the anatomical and functional links between the lymphatic and venous systems.
  2. Summarize how the revision of Starlings-Landis equilibrium affects clinical practice.
  3. Analyze current evidence integrating decongestive lymphatic therapy with lymphovascular disorders.

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