Classes and Events
Lymphedema Education and Awareness Class for Increased Risk Patients
Learn about the signs and treatment options for lymphedema at this free online course.
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Presented by Sharp HealthCare
This online educational forum will teach you about lymphedema, a condition where swelling occurs because of damage or blockage in the lymphatic system.
At this free class, you will be able to:
- Develop an understanding of lymphedema
- Identify risk factors that may cause lymphedema
- Understand ways to prevent or reduce the risk of lymphedema
- Recognize early signs and symptoms
- Learn why movement or function in arms and legs may be impacted
- Discover treatment options
These monthly virtual sessions are designed for high-risk patients who are in need of immediate information prior to a procedure or before starting treatment. They can also be helpful for anyone looking for information at any stage of the recovery process.
If you are unable to attend this live course, we also offer this information via a prerecorded video. Watch the video
If you need to cancel your registration for this event, please call 1-800-827-4277 Monday through Friday, 7 am to 7 pm, or log in to your account to cancel online.
The instructor will cover all pertinent information in one session, however, you may choose to attend more than one date if needed.
Carol Long, OTR/L, CLT-LANA, is an occupational therapist and certified lymphedema therapist with Sharp HealthCare.
This class will be held online via Zoom. You will need a device with both audio and video capabilities, such as a computer, tablet or smartphone. If you do not have access to any of theses devices, you can call into the session via phone.
Please make sure to provide an email address. You will be sent login instructions in a separate email from your registration confirmation. If you do not receive the login instructions, please call us at 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, from 7 am to 7 pm.
Using the login instructions, you will be asked to download the Zoom application and then follow the prompts to join the meeting. You may be in a virtual meeting room until the facilitator joins the session. The meeting will allow five minutes for everyone to arrive and then the class will run for approximately 40 minutes.