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Early Detection and Intervention of Lymphoedema – Derby
14th June 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 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
5.30pm – Registration
5.55pm – Introduction
6pm – Louise Koelmeyer
- How can we measure Lymphoedema?
- What is the importance of monitoring our patients?
- Case study examples
7pm – Break
7.15pm – Louise Koelmeyer
- Review research
- Update on PREVENT study in Australia
- What interventions do we look at surgical vs. conservative
7.45pm – Dr Vaughan Keeley
Assessment and management of heart failure in people with Lymphoedema/Chronic Oedema
8.30pm – Finish and networking
Who should attend?
- Breastcare nurses/surgeons
- Lymphoedema nurses and therapists
- Gynaecological nurses/surgeons
- Cancer physiotherapists
- Breast and Lymphoedema service managers
Location: Royal Derby Hospital Education Centre Teaching Room 9 – Car Park 4
Royal Derby Hospital
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”.