Certified fitter seminar

Our Certified Fitter seminars are held across Canada throughout the year. Each session is designed to provide fitters of medical compression stockings with the necessary medical knowledge to safely measure, fit and select the appropriate product for patients with venous disorders.

Certified fitter seminar

Course description

Sigvaris Certified Fitter seminars are held across Canada throughout the year. Each session is designed to provide fitters of medical compression stockings with the necessary medical knowledge to safely measure, fit and select the appropriate product for patients with venous disorders.

Certified fitters are important to the referring physicians in your community because these doctors need to know that their patients will be sized and fitted correctly and that education regarding the compliance of wearing compression stockings will be discussed. Attending a Sigvaris seminars will give you the confidence to be your referring physician’s partner.

Sigvaris seminar also offer information into how to build, grow and manage a successful compression business. You will gain valuable insight and ideas into the compression category which will assist you in positioning your business for success within an everchanging reimbursement and economic landscape.

Course topics include

  • Anatomy of the venous system
  • Venous disorders and treatments basics
  • Varicose veins
  • Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI)
  • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
  • Lymphedema
  • Handling physician prescriptions
  • Compression therapy
  • Which Sigvaris products are best suited for your patients?
  • Sizing, fitting, and donning techniques
  • How to grow your compression business
  • ... and more!

To register or get more information, please contact your SIGVARIS GROUP representative or click on "seminar calendar" button below.

Check our seminar calender

 

Further reading

What is compression therapy?

What is compression therapy?

Medical compression therapy applies a type of elastic device on limbs or other body parts to exert a controlled pressure on them. Thereby, the device squeezes the vein walls together and improves the circulatory rate. Medical compression also helps with reduction of edema and recreates conditions beneficial for the healing of chronic inflammatory disorders.
When do I need which compression level?

When do I need which compression level?

Basically, the greater the compression level, or compression strength, the tighter the compression stocking. These levels are measured in millimeters of mercury (mmHg). It's the same scale used to take your blood pressure.
How to put on and take off compression stockings

How to put on and take off compression stockings

Watch the recommended ways for putting on compression socks and stockings. You will also find helpful hints and tips.
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