Z 9/25/18: Upper Extremity Edema Management in the Stroke Population

$ 40.00

September 25, 2018
4:00 to 5:00 pm. CST

The registration for this webinar will close on July 17 at 12:00 pm cst.

Instructor: Sara Zera, OTD, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab; Instructor; Midwestern University

Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants

Description: This live webinar will discuss basic concepts of the lymph system’s physiology as it relates to upper extremity edema in the stroke population. Participants will learn to evaluate when and why to apply a variety of intervention approaches to upper extremity edema management in the stroke population. Through case studies, participants will learn to use evidenced based practice to justify the application of multiple edema management interventions.

Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify basic concepts of the lymph system’s physiology.
  • Outline when and why to apply alternate intervention approaches to edema management.
  • Apply multiple interventions for edema management simultaneously.
  • Explain application of edema management interventions with appropriate evidence.

    Continuing Education Credits

    Physical Therapy 

    This course has been approved by the Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 1 Contact Hours. Approval #216-000069

    The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education. This course has been approved for 1 contact hour.

    Occupational Therapy 


    The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association to offer continuing education in occupational therapy. This intermediate level program awards occupational therapists 0.1 CEUs or 1 contact hours. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process