Academic and Continuing Education Resources

Academic Programmes

University of Glasgow, UK
Academic programmes in Specialist Lymphoedema Management (various levels)

The University runs courses in Core Lymphoedema Practitioner Skills with progression to Specialist Advanced levels e.g. Graduate Certificate in Specialist Lymphoedema Management, Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Lymphoedema Management or individual courses that can be taken to develop practice and confidence for academic credit or as CPD.

Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) Schools of Therapy Training Courses

Dr. Vodder School Ireland

Level 1, 2 and 3 courses in the Dr. Vodder technique of MLD are available through the Dr.Vodder School in Ireland.

Casley-Smith Lymphoedema Education (UK)

Training & Updates in the Casley-Smith technique of Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD).

Föeldi College – Teaching institute of the Föeldi Clinic for Lymphology (Germany & UK)

UK Centre

International courses incl. Germany.

Klose Training (US)

Klose Training offer online courses in various aspects of lymphoedema management e.g. anatomy and physiology, wound management.

Online CPD

British Medical Journal (BMJ) and Lymphoedema Support Network (LSN)
Chronic oedema and lymphoedema. E-learning CPD module

Through interactive case histories, discover what chronic oedema and lymphoedema are and how they present, how to examine for them, and learn how to distinguish between chronic oedema and true lymphoedema. With multimedia video (sign-up/login required).

Macquarie University Sydney, Australia – MOOC Online Course – free to enrol
Lymphoedema: Monitoring & Intervention After Breast Cancer

This course will cover an introduction to lymphoedema, lymphatic physiology and anatomy, assessment and treatment, as well as utilise case studies to understand the prospective surveillance and early intervention model of care in breast cancer rehabilitation.

Lymphatic Education & Research Network (LE&RN) – US
Multiple online video symposia on all aspects of lymphoedema knowledge, assessment and management

Symposia topics are varied and include Understanding and Treating Lymphatic Disorders, Diagnostic Evaluation and Medical Management of Lymphoedema, Lymphatic Function and Malfunction & Associated Comorbidities, Lymph Flow and How it Regulates Lymphatic Function and Managing Lymphoedema during COVID-19 among many more.

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