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Early Detection and Intervention of Lymphoedema – Taunton
12th June 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
- Learn more about what we can do to measure Lymphoedema
- Explore the different measures we have available
- Why we need to monitor our patients
- Look at possible interventions, what is effective?
- Review existing literature and upcoming research
1.30pm – Registration
1.55pm – Introduction
2pm – Louise Koelmeyer
- How can we measure Lymphoedema?
- What is the importance of monitoring our patients?
- Update on PREVENT study in Australia
- What interventions do we look at surgical vs. conservative
3.45pm – Break
4pm – Ali Batchelor
- What is done at Taunton Lymphoedema
- What have been the benefits?
- Who is involved in the care pathway?
- Clinical and Financial benefits
5pm – Finish and networking
Who should attend
- Breastcare nurses/surgeons
- Lymphoedema nurses and therapists
- Gynaecological nurses/surgeons
- Cancer physiotherapists
- Breast and Lymphoedema service managers
St Margaret’s Hospice Taunton
Call us on 0161 713 0409
Lymphoedema Program Manager at Macquarie University
“I am an occupational therapist and Lymphoedema therapist with over 25 years of clinical experience in both public and private settings specialising in breast cancer rehabilitation and Lymphoedema management in all areas of assessment, education, early detection and treatment. I have a strong passion for achieving best practice in Lymphoedema management in both the physical and psychosocial aspects of treatment and have supported this by being an active and committed member on several ALA committees as well as attending and presenting papers and posters at conferences”.