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Lower Extremity Edema Management

March 18, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Lower Extremity Edema Management is a comprehensive two day in-person seminar, focusing on developing strong foundational skills in the practice of edema management. This course covers the full spectrum from theory, assessment, technical skills of vascular and sensory assessments, compression therapy and compression stockings/systems.

March 18-19, 2023
8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Cost: $400
Early Bird $350 (Deadline January 31, 2023)
SAOT Members receive an additional $50 discount!!

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Participants will have an opportunity to practice vascular assessments using doppler ultrasound and photoplethysmograph devices. Vendors from 3M Canada, BSN Medical and Healthcare Solutions will be present to offer participants with hands-on practice applying compression wraps and to provide knowledge on compression stockings as well as available stocking aids.

The seminar is designed for health care professionals who work in clinical settings which require assessment and treatment of lower leg edema and would like to further develop their skills and clinical reasoning. Prospective attendees also include experienced clinicians who wish to update their skills with current supporting evidence.

The goals of the seminar:

– Understand and identify different types of edema
– Learn how to complete a comprehensive lower leg and vascular assessment
– Learn about available treatments for chronic venous insufficiency and lymphedema
– Understand the indications and contraindications for compression therapy
– Identify properties and usages for different compression therapies
– Improve awareness of available stockings, aids and current AADL policies

Presenter: Glyn Murgatroyd, BPE, BScOT


March 18, 2023
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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(780) 953-3320
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Healthcare Solutions, Summit Room
5920 Gateway Boulevard
Edmonton, Alberta T6H 2H6 Canada
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