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WI Lymphedema Institute presents: The Lymphedema Pathways The Lymphedema Pathways will be a two-day conference detailing the latest advances in diagnoses, treatments, and innovations for the chronic condition of lymphedema. Attendees will see evidence based state-of-the-art scientific sessions and workshops on current issues that face therapists, physicians, caregivers, and patients. In addition, interdisciplinary sessions and workshops will focus on the latest therapies employed to treat the condition.


Friday, Oct. 27 and Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017


Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport
6401 South 13th Street, Milwaukee, WI, 53221

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13 Contact Hours (1.3 CEUs)



Agenda for Friday, Oct. 27, 2017

7:30 a.m.Exhibits Open
8:00 to 8:15 a.m.WelcomeMike Bond, MS, PT, CLT
8:15 to 9:45 a.m. Current Surgical Treatments for LymphedemaWei F. Chen, MD
9:45 to 10:00 a.m.Break
10:00 to 11:00 a.m.Creating an Integrated Approach of Non-Surgical and Surgical Treatments Mindy Bowen, BSN, RN-BC, CAPA
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.The Functional Patient: Optimizing Movement in Patients with Edema and LymphedemaDavid Doubblestein, PT, MS, LLCC, CLT, Cert. MDT
12:00 to 1:00 p.m.Lunch
1:00 to 2:00 p.m.Edema Management for the Medically Fragile PatientMike Bond, MS, PT, CLT
2:00 to 2:15 p.m.Break
2:15 to 3:45 p.m.Lymphedema Risk Reduction: Putting the Evidence into PracticeBetsy Campione, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA
3:45 to 4:45 p.m.Patient’s Perspective on Healing - A Lesson in "Being"Chris Houghton
4:45 to 5:15 p.m.Panel Discussion —Wrap Up Bond, Chen, Houghton
5:30 p.m.Exhibitor Reception

Agenda for Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017

8:00 to 1:30 p.m.Edema Management for the Medically Fragile Patient: Using MEM PrinciplesMike Bond, MS, PT, CLT, DOR
8:00 to 1:30 p.m.Manual Lymphatic Techniques - Alternative Concepts: Drainage of Joints and Muscles, and the Introduction of Lymphatic Drainage AssessmentDavid Doubblestein, PT, MS, LLCC, CLT, Cert. MDT
8:00 to 1:30 p.m.Rehabilitative Treatment Protocols for Non-Surgical and Surgical Lymphedema Patients Amy Little, DPT, WCS, CLT and Rachel Putney, PT, DPT, OCS, CLT-LANA