PEC020 Introduction to Lymphedema Products

$36.00
SKU
012-PEC020

This course introduces the new home medical equipment staff member to lymphedema products (pumps and compression garments). Because of the multitude of brands of lymphedema products, this course will cover the products in the broadest generic terms. For specific information related to a particular brand of lymphedema products, please consult the vendors.

This course introduces the new home medical equipment staff member to lymphedema products (pumps and compression garments). Because of the multitude of brands of lymphedema products, this course will cover the products in the broadest generic terms. For specific information related to a particular brand of lymphedema products, please consult the vendors.

Learning objectives:

  1. Define lymphedema; 
  2. Describe what a lymphedema pump is and who would use it; 
  3. Explain the proper use a lymphedema pump; 
  4. Describe the four types of lymphedema pumps; 
  5. Explain how to use compression garments and bandaging; 
  6. Explain how to properly clean a lymphedema pump and garments.

To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey.

Continuing education: 1.0 Scientific (S) Category I PCEs by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC) will be granted to those certified in the disciplines of: Orthotists, Orthotic Assistants, Orthotic Technicians, Orthotic Fitters, Prosthetists, Prosthetic Assistants, Prosthetic Technicians, Mastectomy Fitters, Pedorthists; 1.0 Category I CPE credits by the Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.

 

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