This OncoReads course focuses on the importance of, and many stages of, proactive lymphedema care, with an emphasis on clinical applicability and practice models.
Meet the Author
Renata Beaman, PT, MS, MA, OCS, CLT is a clinician with 16 years of experience in oncology-related patient care. She received her master’s degree in Physical Therapy from Washington University School of Medicine and a master’s degree with thesis in Kinesiology / Exercise Physiology from The University of Texas at Austin after her undergraduate degree in Nutritional Sciences from Cornell University.
Renata recently started the PhD Program in Rehabilitation Science at the University of Minnesota under Dr. Linda Koehler and Dr. Paula Ludewig where she will study shoulder function, axillary web syndrome, and lymphedema in those affected by breast cancer.
Renata wrote the Lymphedema Action Plan (LeAP) in 2016 to facilitate proactive patient education and empowerment regarding lymphedema risk reduction and early intervention in those affected by breast cancer. She is passionate about the field of oncology rehabilitation, and is looking forward to continuing to serve as an advocate and contributor to this field.
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- Readers will be able to explain the purpose of the Lymphedema Action Plan (LeAP) and the population it targets.
- Readers will be able to recognize risk factors of breast cancer related lymphedema.
- Readers will be able to identify early signs and symptoms of breast cancer related lymphedema.
- Readers will be able to recognize and report interventions to minimize exacerbation of breast cancer related lymphedema and identity when seeking a medical provider is necessary.
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