Just completed a workshop for 3M 2-Layer system, originally intended for wound ulcer, to trial use for Lymphoedema. Different from conventional Multilayer bandaging (Comprilan). To watch video click here
This was the best advanced refresher I have attended. Professor Foeldi was on-hand with lectures and participate in our complex case presentations. Lots of learning with Guenter (Klose Training), too.
International refresher (held in English) at Hinterzarten, Germany. Click here for more information.
June 20-24 class with Prof. Foeldi
Also, visited Medi at Bayreuth and Bauerfeind (Singapore office) on the way back. Do you know both have ready-to-wear round-knit garments in 2 lengths and almost 7-8 size options? And Bauerfeind has the Normal and Plus size for each small/medium sizes and so on?
2/ Prue Cormie who talked about her Breast research at Vario Institute. Volunteers’ please contact Prue at firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: (08) 6304 3418
3/ The Therapist Namelist (Oct 2010) has been updated and is up on my blog under ‘Links’ or click and download here
4/ This is a reminder, pse sign up to be on the National Lymphoedema Practitioners’ Register http://www.nlpr.asn.au/
5/ Thanks to Julie Richmond who volunteered to be our ALA’s WA rep again. We appreciate your time and commitment. Congrats to C Smith for completing all her subjects for her research and thanks to those who helped.
6/ Would appreciate someone volunteering as LTSIG coodinator for 2011 instead.
7/ Next meeting will be a ‘social’ occasion on 6 Dec (Mon) at 7pm. Topics and dates for next year will be confirmed then.
The Lymphoedema Therapists’ Special Interest Group (WA) meet bi-monthly in Perth. The group attendees include both public and private therapists such as physiotherapists, occupational therapists, nurses, massage therapists, etc. It provides a local network of therapists to present, meet and discuss professional issues.
Projected Monday meeting and topics (to be confirmed later) dates in 2010 are:
Dec 6- Christmas and year-end wrap up
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