Course Code: REL-ACU-0-OT11
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 4/30/2023
Name important structures of the lymphatic system and understand their basic functions.
Describe the etiology of lymphedema.
Describe the physical and psychological impact of lymphedema.
Identify at least three occupational therapy treatment strategies to address lymphedema.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: An Occupational Understanding of Lymphedema
A Review of the Lymphatic System
Pathophysiology of the Lymphatic System
Putting It All Together
Section 3: Clinical Vignette
Section 4: Conclusion
Michelle Baker, OTR/L, CLT
Michelle Baker is a registered and licensed Occupational Therapist from Raleigh, NC. She obtained her master’s degree at Winston-Salem State University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Her work experiences include skilled nursing, assisted living, and currently geriatric outpatient within a senior living community. She obtained a lymphedema certification through Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy in 2018.
Disclosure: Michelle Baker, OTR/L, CLT has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
The target audience for this course is: Entry level Occupational Therapists; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
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