Compression Pumps for Oedema Management (Introduction)

CPD Hours: 1
Current as at 29 March 2021
This session will guide participants through the basics of compression pump features, how they work, and safe use.

“Gain an understanding of the management of oedema”

Course Content

Compression pumps are becoming more popular for the management of chronic and acute swelling. This session will guide participants through the basics of compression pump features, how they work, and safe use.

This education session will also cover the medical conditions commonly treated with compression pumps and discuss selection between products on the market.

Learning Outcomes

In this session, you will:

  • Gain an understanding of the management of oedema and the use of compression pumps in the treatment regime
  • Recognise when compression pumps are indicated, contra-indicated, and when extra care is needed with treatment prescription and settings
  • Explore/Examine the clinical effect of compression pump treatment
  • Review clinical reasoning for setting and progressing treatment parameters

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