New Hampshire
Occupational Therapy Association

Edema Management Techniques for the Upper Extremity

  • 20 Mar 2018
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Portsmouth Regional Hospital

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Topic: Edema Management Techniques for the Upper Extremity

CEUs: 2

Day/Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Venue: Portsmouth Regional Hospital, 333 Borthwick Avenue, Portsmouth, NH 03801 

Cost: Members - $10

          Non-Members - $20

          Students - Free (Please bring your student ID)


Presenter: Lisa Owen, MS, OTR/L, CLT, CHT

Presenter Bio: 

Lisa earned her MS in OT from Tufts University in 2009 and has been specializing in UE management ever since. She earned her Certification in Lymphedema Therapy (CLT) in 2009 from Klose Training and Consulting, and has spent a significant amount of time treating patients recovering from breast cancer surgery and treatment. Lisa earned her Certification in Hand Therapy (CHT) in 2015 and currently practices at a hospital-based outpatient clinic in southern New Hampshire. She is also an adjunct faculty member in the OT Department at the University of New Hampshire.

Goals/objectives:

1. Participants will be able to identify the factors that contribute to edema in the UE.

2. Participants will be able to properly and effectively evaluate edema throughout the UE in order to monitor change.

3. Participants will be able to create an evidenced-based treatment plan to manage edema in the upper extremity.

New Hampshire Occupational Therapy Association   

Office: 1 Simons Lane, Suite 2, Newmarket, NH 03857
Mail: P.O. Box 842, Durham, NH 03824 
Phone: (603) 868-7475


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