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Cancer Rehabilitation: Integrating the Lymphatic System
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When: February 18, 2016
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: Palestine Regional Medical Center
2900 TX-256 Loop
Palastine, Texas  75801
United States
Presenter: Patti Meyers M.S. P.T., CLT, Dr. Dalal M.D.
Contact: Mike Little

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This course will expand on the Physical Therapists knowledge of the tissue healing, disease processes for various cancers and of the lymphatic system. This course will allow for the therapist to become a knowledgeable and active participant of the Oncology Team at his/her work facility.


I. Introduction to Cancer Rehabilitation
II. Current Medical and Surgical Management of Cancer Patient
III. Carcinogenesis: The Cancer Cell
IV. Tumor Classification and Staging
V. Primary Adverse Effects of Cancer and Cancer Treatment: Clinical Implications
VI. Candidates for Cancer Rehabilitation and Impact of Co-morbidities
VII. Lymphedema Therapy and Management with Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT)
VIII. Anatomy and Physiology of the Lymphatic System
IX. Primary and Secondary Lymphedema
X. Stages of Lymphedema
XI. The two phase Therapy for Lymphedema and Goal of Lymphedema Management
XII. Other Treatment Approaches


This course is approved for 1.0 CCUs through the Texas Physical Therapy Association's Accredited Provider status.

Registration Fees:

Members: Complimentary
Non-Members: $5.00

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