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Advanced Lymphoedema Management (PgCert)

University of Glasgow

Venues

Gilmorehill Campus

Content

This programme will provide the advancing healthcare professional wishing to study at Masters level the opportunity to learn the theory and practice of advanced skills in the management of complex lymphoedema, including the Casley-Smith technique of Manual Lymphatic Drainage.

Entry Requirements

Professional qualification of either Registered Nurse or Allied Health Professional (physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Podiatry, Radiography) or Medical Practitioner.

Successful completion of a recognised lymphoedema course to the level equivalent to the University of Glasgow Graduate Certificate in Lymphoedema Practice.

Preferably a minimum of 2 years clinical experience post qualifying.

Currently working with people with lymphoedema/chronic oedema OR have confirmed pre-arranged access to such patients for the period of the course.

A good first degree or equivalent (evidence of academic work within the past 5 years).

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Certificate

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

12 months

Faculty

College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences

Department

Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.gla.ac.uk

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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