If you don’t have time to attend a course in person, we are offering the following accredited online courses.
Note: These courses provide continuing education credits, but do not result in becoming a SIGVARIS Certified Fitter. You must complete the one-day course or the in-service to become a SIGVARIS Certified Fitter.
How Compression Therapy Benefits Your Patients with Venous Disease
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
All professionals interested in learning the basics in vascular disease, how to measure and fit compression garments
ABC 2 CEUs, BOC 2 CEUs. Exam score of 80% or above required for certification.
This 2-hour, online course is designed for all professionals involved in prescribing, recommending, measuring and fitting for compression garments. The course will provide a basic overview of vascular diseases, how to measure and fit patients for compression stockings
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Differential Diagnosis & Treatment of Lower Extremity Edemas
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Physical therapists and assistants, occupational therapists and assistants, physicians, nurses, medical assistants, and allied health professionals. Also, orthotics and prosthetics/durable medical equipment providers and fitters seeking complimentary, advanced medical education relating to edema and compression.
Pre-approved for continuing education credits for PT/PTA/OT/COTA/LPN/RN/NP through FL APTA, Nursing and Occupational Therapy Boards. 3.5 CE Hours OT/PT and 3 CE Hours NSG, through the International Lymphedema & Wound Training Institute.
This 3-hour, online course is designed for health care professionals who treat patients with edema of various etiologies, including lymphedema. Its purpose is to help the clinician differentiate between clinical characteristics of chronic venous insufficiency, phlebolymphedema, lymphedema, malignant lymphedema, lipedema, lipolymphedema, dependent edema, and edema due to congestive heart failure, renal disease and deep vein thrombosis. The course stresses the importance of the ankle brachial index and its relevance to compression therapy, reviews the main components of complete decongestive physiotherapy, and helps clinicians identify types of compression garments used for long-term management of chronic edema.
Complimentary when you use code SIGVARISSUPPORTSYOU at checkout.