12th State of Georgia Lymphedema Awareness Program

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12th State of Georgia Lymphedema Awareness Program

Postby patoco » Sat Oct 17, 2009 6:26 am

12th State of Georgia Lymphedema Awareness Program

Lighthouse Lymphedema Network

http://www.lymphedemalighthouse.org/

THERE IS STILL TIME TO GET THOSE REGISTRATIONS IN :!: :!: :!: :!: :!:

An educational and awareness conference for patients, caregivers and professionals!

Where?

Saint Joseph Hospital Auditorium
5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30342

When?

Saturday, October 24, 2009
7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Registration Form available:

http://images.acswebnetworks.com/1/187/ ... ochure.pdf

Schedule

7:30-8:15am Registration – Continental Breakfast – Exhibits

8:15-8:30am Welcome

Plenary Session:

8:30-10:00am Moderator: Elaine Gunter, MT (ASCP)

Nicole Stout, PT, MPT, CLT-LANA

 Will discuss her studies on early intervention for breast cancer including
the anatomy, reconstruction, breast cancer surgeries, truncal and other
upper extremity lymphedema

10:00-10:30am Break Exhibits

10:30-12:00 Charles McGarvey, PT, DPT, MS, FAPTA

 Lymphedema Secondary to Pelvic Cancer Treatment: A Review of
Literature and Clinical Practice

12:00 – 1:30pm Lunch Exhibits

1:00-2:15pm Teen (only) Networking -Parent Networking (parents of children with lymphedema)

Separate sessions

Plenary Session:

1:30-2:15pm Daniel Beless, MD, Director of Wound Care at Saint Joseph Hospital
 Wound Care and the lymphedema patient

2:15-3:00pm DeCourcy Squire, PT, CLT-LANA
 Research updates from the International Society of Lymphology of
Lymphedema Diagnosis and Treatment

3:00-3:30pm Break Exhibits

3:30-4:30pm Panel Discussion All speakers will participate in this question and answer discussion

4:30-5:00pm Closing Remarks
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