This Post-Graduate Continuing Education Course is a basic overview 6-days of training and has been developed to introduce healthcare practitioners to best practice Internationally for patients with Lymphoedema, Lipoedema, and Oedema conditions due to a variety of etiologies. the training consists of thorough research-based information.

And is designed for Physio’s, OT’s, Nurses, Orthotists, and Doctors.

Completing this course provides you with a certificate of completion in Fundamentals of Lymphoedema and Compression Therapy only.

This Course training is introductory information and does not certify you as a CLT – (Certified Lymphoedema Therapist).

To learn more in-depth comprehensive information and to become a CLT, one can register for the Lymphoedema Management Certification Course which is 135 hours of training on Lymph Africa Education 

There are two parts to The Fundamentals of Lymphoedema and Compression Therapy Course :

Suzi Davey demonstrating Kinesio tapping

Live Practicum Training - 6 Days

Level 3 – 54 Hours LIVE training practicum training is 6 days. This portion of the course is all hands-on labs and workshops, fun group activities, case studies and real patients to help you integrate your new knowledge. You must successfully complete all practicums by demonstrating mastery of each skill, and pass a final practicum test to receive your certification.

For more detailed description, objectives and outline:

Course Length:

Days:

Instructor:

6 Days – 54 Hours Hands-On

24-29 April 2023

Suzi Davey OTR/L, CLT-LANA, CLWT, USA & South Africa

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of FUNDAMENTALS OF LYMPHOEDEMA & COMPRESSION THERAPY COURSE

The participant will be able to:

  1. Understand the History of Complete Decongestive Therapy – CDT and MLD
  2. Understand the anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology of the lymphatic system and differentiate between lymphoedema, lipoedema, lipolymphoedema, phlebolymphoedema, dependent oedema, and venous oedema
  3. Understand the classification of lymphoedema, etiology, and staging
  4. Understand how to complete and document a comprehensive lymphoedema evaluation
  5. Understand the theory of the components of CDT – Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD), Compression Bandaging, Exercises, Skin Care, Long Term Compression and Self Care
  6. Understand long-term compression garment systems available
  7. Understand home care education and exercise programs for long-term management
  8. Understand the benefits of risk reduction and precautions for lymphoedema
  9. Understand basic wound assessment, treatment, and dressings that are appropriate under compression bandaging
  10. Understand the importance of ABPI testing and how to choose an appropriate level and type of compression based on ABI results

      REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT

      You can either pay directly into our account or you can pay via payfast

      • Fill in Online Registration Form
      • A Registration Confirmation and quote/ invoice will be emailed to you.
      • You will only receive your online coursework when you have paid in full.
      • Email Proof of Payment to: register@lymphafrica.com
      • Prices are as follows:

      Early Bird Cost: 35 000,00 KES

      (Early bird cost is only valid until 28 February 2023)

      Full Cost: 50 000,00 KES

      BANKING DETAILS:

      ACCOUNT NAME:

      Lymph Africa (Pty) Ltd

      BANK:

      First National Bank

      BRANCH CODE:

      250 655

      ACCOUNT NO:

      62650373857

      SWIFT CODE:

      FIRNZAJJ (for payments outside SA)

      OR PAY VIA MPESA

      PAYBILL:

      311605
      Kenpharma healthcare ltd

      ACCOUNT NAME:

      Name of participant
      • Places will be offered to persons on the waiting list and deposits forfeited should balance of payment not be made by deadline.
      • Deposits can be carried over for future courses, should you inform us 7 working days before final payment is due.
      Instructors

      Suzi Davey, OTR/L, CLT-LANA, CLWT

      Suzi Davey is an Occupational Therapist and specialist and expert in the field of Lymphoedema Management, certified in 1998, through Dr. Vodder School International and completed Certified instructor training in 2015 with the International Lymphedema and Wound Care Training Institute USA (ILWTI). She will be presenting the course and testing the students throughout.

      Want to find out more about Suzi Davey? Click right here.

      We will also be having a Juzo Presenter to go through the products and educate everyone on what types of compression garments and wraps.