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Understanding Lymphedema

Understanding Lymphedema

Understanding Lymphedema

Heather Hettrick PT, PhD, CWS, CLT, CLWT
Heather Hettrick PT, PhD, CWS, CLT, CLWT
on behalf of Wound Care Education Partners

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Launch date: 15 Jun 2017
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Last updated: 23 Aug 2018

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Table of Contents:

This program consists of three lessons delivered in the form or articles to be read.

1. Understanding and recognizing Lymphedema
2. Not all swelling is equal: differential diagnosis of edemas
3. Complications associated with lymphedema

Objectives

Objective 1: Increase knowledge and understanding of the pathophysiology of lymphedema.
Participants should have increased knowledge and understanding of the pathophysiology of lymphedema.
Objective 2: Describe the common complications associated with Lymphedema.
Participants should be able to describe the common complications associated with Lymphedema.
Objective 3: Recognize edema and perform appropriate clinical texts to help with clinical diagnosis which will in turn improve overall patient outcomes.
Learners will be able to recognize edema and perform appropriate clinical texts to help with clinical diagnosis which will in turn improve overall patient outcomes.
Heather Hettrick PT, PhD, CWS, CLT, CLWT

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Heather Hettrick PT, PhD, CWS, CLT, CLWT
on behalf of Wound Care Education Partners

Heather Hettrick PT, PhD, CWS, CLT, CLWT is an Associate Professor in the Physical Therapy Program at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale Florida. As a physical therapist, her Heather Hettrick Author Photo wexpertise resides in integumentary dysfunction with clinical specialties in wound, burn and lymphedema management. Dr. Hettrick has three certifications including: Certified Wound Specialist by the American Board of Wound Management, Certified Lymphedema Therapist by the Academy of Lymphatic Studies, and is dual certified internationally as a Certified Lymphedema and Wound Therapist through the International Lymphedema Wound Training Institute.

Heather has diverse work experience in academia and the private sector. Her more recent employment history includes: Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Education at the University of New Mexico; Vice President of Academic Affairs and Education for Gordian Medical, Inc. dba American Medical Technologies; Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at New York University; Adjunct Professor at Drexel University; Program Coordinator for Burn Rehabilitation Research at the William Randolph Hearst Burn Center at NY Presbyterian Hospital and a Master Clinician at the Hospital for Joint Diseases at the Diabetic Foot and Ankle Center.

Dr. Hettrick is a Past President of the American Board of Wound Management and currently on the Executive Committee of the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care. She is Program Director at Hospital St. Croix in Leogane Haiti where she oversees and manages a lymphatic filariasis clinic. She is actively involved in numerous professional organizations, conducts research and publishes, presents and teaches, nationally and internationally on integumentary related issues.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
  • 1.50 Credits
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.50 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70
  • American Medical Association CE (AMA)
  • 1.50 Units

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