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Type: Webinar
2 May, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (AEST)


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Rural Health Webinar Series – Contemporary lymphoedema education in rural health

Webinar 2 May, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (AEST)

This instalment of the Rural Health Webinar Series will focus on lymphoedema management in the context of rural practice. The webinar will also review contemporary approaches to lymphoedema assessment and identify its early detection.

Learning outcomes

  1. Identify the early detection of lymphoedema and raise awareness of lymphoedema in the community.
  2. Identify precautions and alerts in the presence of lymphoedema.
  3. Review contemporary approaches to lymphoedema assessment.
  4. Discuss the management of lymphoedema in rural Australia including access to treatment.
Educational Activities

This event is part of Rural Health Webinar Series. Events in this series are:


Madeleine Stockden

Madeleine Stockden is an Australian Physiotherapy Association Titled Cancer and Lymphoedema Physiotherapist. She has advanced content knowledge and over 20 years clinical experience in the areas of lymphoedema, chronic oedemas and cancer rehabilitation physiotherapy. She currently works in Private practice near Fremantle in Western Australia. Madeleine completed a Masters of Manipulative Physiotherapy at Curtin University in 1998 and is currently enrolled at Macquarie University undertaking a Master of Research looking at Effect of snake bite bandaging on superficial lymphatic transit in the lower limb using ICG Lymphography. She has been a Director of the Australasian Lymphology Association (ALA), State representative for the ALA and Chair and Editor of the ALA Editorial Committee. She is currently a member of the ALA’s Equity Committee.


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