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Target audience

  • Community & Practice nurses

  •  Lymphoedema Therapists

  • Allied Health Professional (occupational therapists, Physiotherapists) 

  • Clinicians who treat chronic oedema in their practice

Aims & objectives

  • Increase awareness of why compression garments are prescribed

  • Increase awareness of indications & contra-indications for using compression garments.

  • Explain the rationale for the choice of fabric and compression in garment selection.

  • Demonstrate the correct measuring for “made to order” off the shelf and made-to-measure compression garments

  • Demonstrate ability to apply measuring guidelines to practice and to order the correct garment(s)

  • Promote safe practice in the use of compression therapy.