Do you have an interest in lymphoedema / chronic oedema?

The following will provide you, the health care professional, with a variety of educational opportunities to choose from.

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Every month, Lymphoedema Education Solutions (LES) delivers a newsletter. This keeps healthcare professionals informed about subjects related to chronic oedema management and recently published research. Additionally, it notifies readers about pertinent webinars, courses, and conferences as they become accessible.

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Online courses

The following courses do not require previous lymphoedema training. Please check the prerequisites before signing up. 

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The Anatomy and Physiology of the Lymphatic System

This online course provides essential information about the structures and functions of the lymphatic system.

Obesity and Obesity-Related Lymphoedema & Lipedema

There are many misconceptions about obesity and its association with lymphoedema and lipedema. Many common myths negatively impact the treatment provided to patients suffering from these diseases. This lecture will change your attitude about obesity and alter your therapeutic approach and typical recommendations for patients suffering from obesity, lymphoedema, and/or lipedema

Compression And Peripheral Artery Disease

Arterial disease and the appropriate level of compression can be confusing for lymphoedema practitioners. This webinar and online learning will demystify this topic and provide practitioners with clinical guidance to translate into their practice. 

Axillary Web Syndrome

Axillary Web Syndrome (AWS), otherwise known as cording, is a very common sequala of breast cancer surgery. This lecture describes the clinical presentation of AWS, outlines possible causes, and recommends current therapeutic options for this condition. 

Strength After Breast Cancer

This course prepares therapists to deliver the Strength After Breast Cancer program, which is an evidence-based rehabilitative exercise program for breast cancer survivors. The Strength ABC program is based on the Physical Activity and Lymphedema (PAL) Trial, which assessed the safety and efficacy of slowly progressive weightlifting for breast cancer survivors with or at risk for lymphedema. 

This course is designed for Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, and Accredited Exercise Physiologists who collaborate with an Accredited Lymphoedema Therapist capable of assessing clients and to whom clients can be directed in case of symptom changes. 

Face to Face Courses

Please check the prerequisites before signing up. 

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Become a Lymphoedema Practitioner

The Level 1 Lymphoedema Courses allow the practitioner to develop their knowledge, skills and clinical reasoning in the management of uncomplicated lymphoedema. Please check the prerequisites. 

Lymphoedema Education Solutions offers you a unique opportunity to build your Level 1 lymphoedema education experience. There are three-course options: 

Upper Limb Level 1 Lymphoedema Course

Lower Limb Level 1 Lymphoedema Course

The Complete Level 1 Lymphoedema Course (Lower Limb + Upper Limb Level 1 Lymphoedema courses)

All courses include mentoring after completion. 

These courses are accredited by the Australasian Lymphology Association (ALA) by the ALA’s Competency Standards, and upon successful completion, the participant will be eligible to apply for accreditation under the ALA Accredited Lymphoedema Practitioner Program. Details can be found at 

Chronic Oedema in Aged Care

Chronic oedema in aged care is widespread and requires a team approach to have success. Chronic Oedema Solutions was established to assist aged care providers with developing and implementing an effective chronic oedema management strategy.