Urogenital Cancer Outcomes: Clinical Measures of Lymphedema

NOTE: The article for this course is available through the Rehabilitation Oncology (RO) site. OR in the Resources area of this course.

Course Description:

This OncoReads self-study will provide the learner with a guide to selecting clinical measures of urogenital cancer related lower-extremity limb and genital lymphedema in an oncologic physical therapy practice.

Primary Author bio:

Joy C. Cohn PT, Certified Lymphedema Therapist is affiliated with Good Shepherd Penn Partners in Philadelphia, PA where she was Lymphedema Team Leader until April 2018. She continues to mentor new staff with this organization. Joy has treated lymphedema for 20+ years and established a clinic for the Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania Health System dedicated to addressing all of the rehabilitation needs in the oncology population. She teaches nationally and internationally for the Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy and has been an adjunct instructor in several academic programs. She has published research / contributed chapters in the fields of orthopedics, neuromuscular stimulation and oncology/lymphedema. She has been a proud member of the APTA for 40+ years.

Course Code:

LMS-986-1

APTACategory

Category1

cert_CA approval

CPTA2018-19

cert_Insert Up To

No

cert_Logo One

cert_No IACET

No

cert_NV credit value

0.2

cert_NY approval

Yes

cert_Transcript stmt

No

cert_TX approval

1909019TX

Completion Instructions

Read the article, complete the assessment with at least a 70% score, claim your certificate

Course level

Intermediate

Date published

09/14/2018

Delivery method

Text

Instructor(s)

Cohn, J. C., Geyer, H., Lee, J., & Fisher, M. I.

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this OncoRead course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe the EDGE task force systematic review process to evaluate and recommend clinical measures for urogenital cancer related lower-extremity limb and genital lymphedema in patients with cancer.
  2. Describe important criteria for evaluating and selecting clinical measures of urogenital cancer related lower-extremity limb and genital lymphedema for use in clinical practice.
  3. Utilize the EDGE task force recommendations to select measures of urogenital cancer related lower-extremity limb and genital lymphedema in an oncology practice setting.
  4. Describe the psychometric properties for recommended clinical measures of urogenital cancer related lower-extremity limb and genital lymphedema.

Partner(s)

Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy

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APTA

#Lessons:
1PDF
2Assessment_Urogenital
Overview
Type:E-Learning Course
Credits:0.2
Credit Categories
Domains:lymphedema, Oncology, cancer, Cohn
Enrollment
Price:$90.00
Available discounts:
  • Non Member
    $90.00
    (until 12/31/2030)
  • Member
    $54.00
    (until 12/31/2030)
  • Oncology
    $48.60
    (until 12/31/2030)
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