Instructor : Stacy Tylka PT, DPT, WCS, CLT
Contact Hours : 8 Hours
This one day course emphasizes key considerations applicable to the physical and occupational therapist in effectively managing patients with breast cancer. Common surgeries used for breast cancer treatment and breast reconstruction, chemotherapy and radiation therapy will be discussed in the context of their application to therapy practice. Participants will gain an appreciation for upper quarter movement analysis of the glenohumeral joint, scapula, and thoracic spine. The course also accentuates a review of the lymphatic system with specific reference to lymphatic pathophysiology, lymphedema staging, differential diagnosis, and treatment. Evaluation strategies, organized clinical decision making and effective treatment techniques will be emphasized. Through didactic instruction and case-based learning participants will leave the course with clinically-applicable knowledge to immediately apply to their practice to improve patient outcomes in breast cancer rehabilitation.
Get a discounted Combo Rate when you enroll in two or more classes.
Or get a discounted Group Rate when you enroll with a group of three or more!
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743 Trago Creek Drive
Ballwin MO 63021
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