Target audience

  • Community & Practice nurses

  • Allied Health Professional (occupational therapists, Physiotherapists) 

  • Junior doctors, general practitioners, trainees and clinicians with an interest managing chronic oedema /early stage lymphoedema.

Aims & objectives:

  • Understand how to Assess, Manage & Implement Treatment of mild to moderate chronic oedema/lymphoedema.

  • Understand the Anatomy & Physiology associated with chronic oedema development.

  • Define chronic oedema and the conditions associated with the terminology

  • Understand the components of care in chronic oedema management and how to apply these to the individual patient.

  • Understand the issues around the selection of appropriate treatments for patients with chronic oedema