Nursing CPD Institute

Navigating Compression Pump Products: Which product, when?

CPD Hours: 1
Current as at 28 April 2021
This session will provide guidance on the decision-making process for compression pump selection in relation to certain clinical presentations. Compression pump use for sports, lymphoedema; lipoedema; vascular insufficiency; and arterial insufficiency will be covered.

“Understand what compression pump features are required for various medical conditions and applications”

Course Content

Sequential Intermittent Pneumatic Compression (SIPC) can be utilised safely to treat complicated mixed aetiology where arterial, venous and lymphatic pathologies may also be present. It can be confusing to decide which device and garments to use when.

This session will provide guidance on the decision-making process for compression pump selection in relation to certain clinical presentations. Compression pump use for sports, lymphoedema; lipoedema; vascular insufficiency; and arterial insufficiency will be covered. 

This is an advanced session, please review the introductory session prior to viewing if you are unfamiliar with the use of compression pumps.

Learning Outcomes

In this session, you will:

  • Learn about differences between compression pumps in the Medi-Rent fleet
  • Understand what compression pump features are required for various medical conditions and applications
  • Learn about SIPC prescription
  • Learn about effective treatment protocols for various conditions

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