Cost: Complete course £1350 + VAT
(Part 1 only £500 + VAT)
10 days: 9.00 am to 6.30 pm
Part 1: 14-17 Feb, *27 Feb 2018 (*online training)
Part 2: 20-23 March, 15-16 April 2018
Total: 90 hrs + 45 hrs self-study
The course includes free: folder and course material, writing material, MLD equipment, bandaging pack and two course lunch. On completion of the course you will receive a Certificate of Practice.
Training is suitable for:
- Registered General Nurses, Medics, Physiotherapists, Radiographers, Occupational Therapists, Osteopaths and Chiropractors.
- Complementary Therapists/Sports Therapists/Bodyworkers with degree level training.
- Healthcare Support Worker working alongside an LTA trained therapist
By the end of the course you will have a thorough understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system, enabling you to holistically assess and diagnose the patient with lymphoedema. You will be able to design and implement an appropriate research and evidence based individualised management strategy selecting from a range of therapies and new innovations.
Part 1 – A&P, assessment and differential diagnosis, skincare, exercise, garments, IPC, laser, multi layer bandaging, psycho-social care.
Part 2 – FG-MLD, Fluoroscopy in assessment of oedema, New dimensions and understanding of lymphatics, Mapping lymphatic drainage pathways, How to perform MLD after mapping, Drainage of upper and lower limbs.
Part 1 can be completed independently but you must attend Part 2 to complete the certification in ‘Fill and Flush’ (FG-MLD).
Successful students will receive a Certificate of Practice confirming they are fully qualified Lymphoedema Training Academy FG-MLD therapists and contact details can be added to our Directory of Therapists if requested at no extra cost. In order to maintain competence you must attend a 2 day Review 12 months after completion of the training followed by a 1 day Review every two years thereafter.
Please complete this online Application form so we can ensure the course is suitable for you. Once accepted we will contact you with your invoice and and contract.
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Date(s) - 14/02/2018 - 17/02/2018
9:00 am - 6:30 pm