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Section: CME Category: Vascular

Edema Management Best Practice

Heather Hettrick, PT, PhD, CWS, AWCC, CLT-LANA, CLWT, CORE

Heather Hettrick, PT, PhD, CWS, CLT- LANA, CLWT discusses skin and wound care to control edema and education of patients to maintain healthy practices for life. Dr Hettrick discusses in detail the importance of compression in edema and examines the types of compressions appropriate for various situations such as venous insufficiency.

Completion (Credits: 1) CME (Credits: 0.75)

Method of Participation

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Verbalize the importance of compression in the treatment of edemas
  2. List the types of compression appropriate for CVI/lymphedema/phlebolymphema
  3. Describe factors that affect compression choices
  • Accreditation and Designation of Credits
  • Completion (Credits: 1)

    This lecture has been approved for the PRESENT Podiatric Education Online curriculum by the Council of Teaching Hospitals Residency Education Review Committee.

    Release Date: 03/26/2018 Expiration Date: 12/31/2022

  • CME (Credits: 0.75)

    PRESENT e-Learning Systems is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PRESENT e-Learning Systems has approved this activity for a maximum of 0.75 continuing education contact hours

    Release Date: 03/16/2018 Expiration Date: 12/31/2022

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  • It is the policy of PRESENT e-Learning Systems and it's accreditors to insure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its individually sponsored or jointly sponsored educational programs. All faculty participating in any PRESENT e-Learning Systems sponsored programs are expected to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest that may have a direct bearing on the subject matter of the continuing education program. This pertains to relationships with pharmaceutical companies, biomedical device manufacturers, or other corporations whose products or services are related to the subject matter of the presentation topic. The intent of this policy is not to prevent a speaker with a potential conflict of interest from making a presentation. It is merely intended that any potential conflict should be identified openly so that the listeners may form their own judgments about the presentation with the full disclosure of the facts.

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    Heather Hettrick Disclosed that she is a consultant and speaker for 3M and ILWTI.