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Lymphoedema Rehabilitation Programme

Our 135hr globally recognised comprehensive lymphoedema education programme for degree level healthcare professionals working with a clinical environment.
Skills and knowledge from introduction to lymphatics, assessment, and diagnosis right through to treatment and advanced management.

Course Summary

Join us on our blended learning training programme especially designed for certified healthcare professionals working within clinical settings.

By the end of the course, you will have a thorough understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system, enabling you to holistically assess and diagnose a patient with lymphoedema.​

You will be able to design and implement an appropriate research and evidence based individualised management strategy selecting from a range of therapies and new innovations.

You will be competent in the field of Decongestive Lymphatic Therapy including Multi Component Bandaging (MCB) and the latest knowledge and research in Fluoroscopy Guided - Manual Lymphatic Drainage (FG-MLD®)

Entry Requirements

This training is suitable for: All certified healthcare professionals.

Such as Medics, Registered General Nurses, Physiotherapists, Radiographers, Occupational therapists, Osteopaths and Chiropractors

Learning Format
Your course is made up of a blended learning format meaning your content and modules will be taught via live interactive webinars, through self-guided independent study and face to face clinical skills workshops.

So, whether you're learning style is social, solitary, visual, kinesthetic, auditory or a combination we have a learning style to help you get the best out of the course.
We hope that you make the most out of the tools that are available to you throughout the course but don't worry if you are not the most "tech-savvy", we have real people on hand to help you every step of the way.

Training Schedule

Module 1 – Webinar

Module 2 – Webinar 

Module 3 – Webinar 

Module 4 – Clinical workshop

Module 5 – Clinical workshop

Module 6 – Clinical workshop

Module 7 – Clinical workshop

Module 8 – Clinical Assessment

Course Contents
You will gain knowledge, skills and techniques in:​

  • Compression

  • Exercise

  • Skincare & Wound Healing

  • Garments

  • Multi-Component Bandaging

  • Assessment & Treatment of Oedema

  • Anatomy & Pathways of the Upper & Lower Limb

  • FG-MLD® Technique

  • Tissue Dielectric Constant

  • ​Head & Neck, Midline & Genital Oedema.

  • Training will also cover innovations and consideration for clinical practice.

Course Inclusions

As part of your training pack, LTA will provide all training support materials required to undertake the course.

Such as but not limited to:

  • Corporate Sponsored Bandaging Pack

  • LymphBalls™

  • Latest LTA Research & Development articles

  • Lymphoedema supporting literature

  • Access to in-house LTA training & demonstration videos

  • Learning management platform (CANVAS) profile & course content

  • Snacks & Refreshments throughout your practical skills workshops 

  • Dedicated support from the LTA training team

Assessment Criteria
All students will undergo a series of course specific formative & summative assessments.

Throughout the course you will be assessed through observation of practical tasks, written assessments, assignments, research and online tests.

Course Certification

The benefits of an LTA certification means you can;

  • Display FG-MLD® Certified and LTA Cert. logo on your marketing material

  • Write LTA Cert. after your name

  • Wear your qualification badge

  • Practice MLD to further enhance outcomes

  • Use an innovative technique and ensure effective treatment programmes

  • Receive training and support from Jane Wigg & Team

  • Access the latest developments in Lymphoedema care

  • Have access to a private FG-MLD® Therapist FB Page

 

Recertification

To maintain your LTA Therapist Certification, a 2-day recertification is required after 12 months after your initial training, and you will be required to attend a 1-day recertification every 2 years thereafter to maintain your certification of practice.

Lymphoedema Management for Manual Therapists
Lymphoedema Management for Manual Therapists
03 Jul 2024, 09:00
Gauteng, South Africa
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