November 6th,7th and 14th 2013: Physiotherapy and Lymphoedema

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November 6th,7th and 14th 2013: Physiotherapy and Lymphoedema

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Workshop by:
Siobhan O’Reilly MISCP PT MPA CLT(Foldi), MSc(Sports)

Date:

Wednesday 6th November 2013, Time: 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm

Thursday 7th November 2013, Time: 8.00 am – 10.00 am

Thursday 14th November 2013, Time 8.00 am – 10.00 am

Venue:

University College Dublin School of Physiotherapy Belfield Dublin 4.

Event organiser:

UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy & Population Science

www.ucd.ie/phpps

Workshop/Course Description:

In this lecture and practicals Siobhan will give students key information on lymphoedema, including

(a) how they will educate patients on self care and risk reduction in particular with breast cancer surgery;

(b) how latest research is guiding cancer rehabilitation towards surveillance and early detection of lymphoedema:

(c) the costs of lymphoedema care and how patients can reduce their costs while maximising their outcomes and quality of life..
Siobhan will invite patients with lymphoedema to the practical sessions so students can observe the assessment and participate in the clinical reasoning and treatment planning.


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