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Physical Therapy Considerations for Complex Edema Management

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APTA and the Veteran's Administration have partnered and this is one of the topics provided by the Veteran's Administration to our Members free of charge.

This course provides an overview of different types of edema and what is known from the evidence regarding treatment options

Learning Objectives:

1. Identify different types of edema

2. Describe interventions to manage complex edema

3. Recognize the need to consult a lymphedema therapist

Lisa Cabral


Lisa Cabral, PT, DPT, Certified Lymphedema Therapist, Certified Wound SpecialistEdward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital (Hines, IL)

Course Instructions

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  2. Click the Take Quiz button to complete the assessment. Learners will have 3 attempts to pass and must answer at least 70% of questions correctly.
  3. Click Fill Out Survey under the Evaluation listing to provide valuable course feedback. Scroll down on all questions as there may be answer options that expand past the size of the window.
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