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Essential Care

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Essential Care in Lymphoedema (ECL)

Part 1 of the Lymphoedema Rehabilitation Programme

Course Summary

This training is designed to introduce you to the lymphatic system, assessment and diagnosis of chronic and lymphoedema and to gain knowledge, skills and techniques in Compression, Exercise, Skincare, Garments & Multi-Component Bandaging.

Training will also cover innovations and consideration for clinical practice.

Entry Requirements

This training is suitable for: All certified healthcare professionals.

Such as Medics, Registered General Nurses, Physiotherapists, Radiographers, Occupational therapists, Osteopaths and Chiropractors

Learning Format

Your course is made up of a blended learning format meaning your content and modules will be taught via live interactive webinars, through self-guided independent study and face to face clinical skills workshops.


So, whether you're learning style is social, solitary, visual, kinesthetic, auditory or a combination we have a learning style to help you get the best out of the course.

​We hope that you make the most out of the tools that are available to you throughout the course but don't worry if you are not the most "tech-savvy", we have real people on hand to help you every step of the way.

Assessment Criteria

All students will undergo a series of course specific formative & summative assessments.

Throughout the course you will be assessed through observation of practical tasks, written assessments, assignments, research and online tests.

Course Contents

You will gain knowledge, skills and techniques in:

  • Compression

  • Exercise

  • Skincare

  • Garments

  • Multi-Component Bandaging

  • Training will also cover innovations and consideration for clinical practice.

Course Inclusions

As part of your training pack, LTA will provide all training support materials required to undertake the course.


Such as but not limited to:

  • Corporate Sponsored Bandaging Pack

  • LymphBalls™

  • Latest LTA Research & Development articles

  • Lymphoedema supporting literature

  • Access to in-house LTA training & demonstration videos

  • Learning management platform (CANVAS) profile & course content

  • Snacks & Refreshments throughout your practical skills workshops 

  • Dedicated support from the LTA training team

Course Certification

Certification of Practice


You will need to complete both Part 1 & 2 of the Lymphoedema Rehabilitation Programme to become a fully certified LTA Therapist.

Course Intakes

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