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Foundations of Lymphedema Management for the General Occupational Therapy Practitioner

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Foundations of Lymphedema Management for the General Occupational Therapy Practitioner

Thursday, December 7
6:30 pm (CDT) | 7:30 pm (EDT)
$20 (Free for TNOTA Members)
1 Contact Hour

This course is created by the Tennessee Occupational Therapy Association.

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This course on lymphedema offered by certified lymphedema therapists provides occupational therapy practitioners a generalized understanding of lymphedema management. Covering the latest research and best practices, this course addresses the assessment, treatment, and prevention of lymphedema as well as when to refer to a specialist. Participants will learn about lymphatic system anatomy and physiology, risk factors, and basic therapeutic techniques. By the end of this course, attendees will have the skills and knowledge to effectively support patients with lymphedema, ultimately improving their quality of life.

Target Audience: Occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, occupational therapy students

Presented by: Lindsay Moore, OTR/L, CLT
Julia Adams, OTD, OTR/L, CLT
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Learning objectives
After completion of this occupational therapy continuing education course, participants will be able to:
  • Identify the basic anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system
  • Identify 3 risk factors for lymphedema
  • Identify 2 types of lymphedema
  • Identify 2 signs of cellulitis
Instructor bios
Lindsay Moore, OTR/L, CLT
TNOTA Guest Instructor

Lindsay is an occupational therapist that graduated from Milligan College with a Masters in Occupational Therapy in November 2017. She has been practicing since March 2018 and has experience in home health, acute care, and outpatient therapy. She became a certified lymphedema therapist in December 2021 through the Norton School and worked at an outpatient wound clinic in Maryville, TN that focused on treatment of lymphedema, as well as, post-cancer rehabilitation. She currently works in an outpatient clinic in Oak Ridge, TN.

Julia Adams, OTD, OTR/L, CLT
TNOTA Guest Instructor

Julia graduated from The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with her doctorate in 2017 and has experience treating adults across multiple settings including acute care, inpatient rehab, and in outpatient clinics. She received her stroke certification in 2019 and lymphedema certification in 2022. In addition to treating adults with cognitive, orthopedic, and neurological impairments, her primary focus has been on lower extremity, head and neck, and post-neurological and orthopedic injury lymphedema in the outpatient setting.

Completion Requirements
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In order to receive the certificate of completion, participants must meet ALL of the following criteria:
  • Complete payment or TNOTA membership log in for course enrollment
  • Attend the live webinar for the full duration
  • Complete the Attendance Attestation exam with a 100% score
  • Pass the course exam with a score of 80% or greater
Please note that no credit or certificate will be issued unless all criteria is met.  Partial credit will not be issued.  
cancellation policy
Live Courses and Webinars
Learner cancellations: In the event that the learner requests to cancel or is unable to attend a course, a refund for the total paid for the course will be granted if Aspire OT is notified via email at within 10 business days prior to date of the scheduled course, minus a non-refundable registration fee of 25% of registration price.  If the learner provides notification of cancellation less then 10 business days prior to the scheduled course, the learner will be offered the opportunity to attend the same webinar on an alternate date or enrollment in the recorded on-demand version of that webinar, instead of a refund.  

No refunds will be issued after a course has been attended for more than 30 minutes.  Partial credit will not be issued.  

Provider cancellations: 
In the event of inclement weather or other event resulting in the inability for a live course to be provided within the scheduled time, learners will be offered an alternate date or a full refund for registration paid.
On-Demand web Courses 
Web courses will remain available to learners for 1 year. No refunds will be available for web courses that have been attended or viewed for greater than 30 minutes. In the event of a refund, the learner will be unenrolled in the course immediately upon issuance of a refund. No refunds will be issued for any course in which a certificate has been issued.  

Course Author

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This occupational therapy continuing education course is being offered as part of Aspire OT's State Association Partnership Program. This course is free for TNOTA Members.