12th State of Georgia Lymphedema Awareness Program

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12th State of Georgia Lymphedema Awareness Program

Postby patoco » Sun Oct 18, 2009 7:11 am

12th State of Georgia Lymphedema Awareness Program

Lighthouse Lymphedema Network

http://www.lighthouselymphedema.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/LEADay2009Brochure.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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