2017 International Conference, The Future of Lymphedema Care: Patient Engagement & Clinical Collaboration
Upon completion of this course, the participants will be able to:
- Describe at least three of the latest basic and clinical research findings in the field of lymphology;
- Incorporate at least three principles of wound care assessment and/or interventions into lymphedema management;
- Recognize the importance of pelvic floor health and the role pelvic floor therapy plays in the setting of lymphedema;
- Describe general anatomy, physiology, pathology, and possible variations of the lymphatic system;
- Describe at least three surgical approaches to the treatment of Lymphedema;
- Describe at least three challenges related to lipedema management;
- Describe at least three recommended nutritional guidelines for patients with lymphedema and lipedema.
For attendee specific booking options and information, visit the NLN 2017 website by clicking here.
ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office at 800-541-3259 or via email at nlnlymphnet.org
Joseph L. Feldman, MD, CLT-LANA
Program Director, North Shore University Health System
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with anycommercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.
Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, NorthShore University HealthSystem and National Lymphedema Network (NLN). The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 25.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.