Course #173, San Diego, CA

In April 21, 2008, the investiture of Professor Stanley Rockson, M.D., as the Allan and Tina Neill Professor of Lymphatic Research and Medicine was announced.

“The chair will emphasize education in the research of the lymphatic system and will create a program to emphasize education in lymphatic biology, as well as state-of-the-art clinical diagnosis and therapy of lymphatic diseases.” ” The historical significance of this Chair and the associated efforts that are now possible, cannot be underestimated, said A. Pizzo, M.D., Dean of the Stanford University School of Medicine.” Julie Karbo.

We are honored to have Professor Rockson as a guest speaker at the courses in Lymphedema Management Leduc method. Please, join me in my congratulations to Professor Stanley Rockson, M.D.

The International Certification in Lymphedema Management identifies you as a highly
qualified professional in the treatment of lymphedema.


Basic course:

The basic or initial course: As described in the brochure, this course provides the participants with the necessary knowledge to evaluate and treat patients with several symptoms of lymphedema (see course objectives in the brochure). Full completion of this course is dependent upon successfull completion of the tests.
Professor Rockson will present the basic concepts in lymphology at this course.

Level II Course:

The level 2 course has been created to give the attendees the opportunity to review the manual lymph drainage and bandaging techniques according to the Leduc method and to learn about the treatment of several syndromes including symptoms of lymphedema and/or venous edema. This course is not a prerequisite for attendance to course level III or Advanced course.

Advanced course:

The advanced course is an opportunity to review the manual lymph drainage and multi-layered bandaging techniques. It is also an opportunity to learn more about fundamental research in lymphology and the physical treatment of lymphedema. The most recent research regarding Lymphedema Management Leduc method is reviewed. This course grants the successful participants with the Certification in Lymphedema Management Leduc method Level III. Professor Rockson presents the most recent research in lymphology at this course.


The conference is an opportunity to meet the world-renowned researchers in lymphology and treatment of lymphedema at Stanford University School of Medicine. This year, the following speakers will make presentations:

S. G. Rockson, M.D., Allan and Tina Neill Professor of Lymphatic Research and Medicine; Director, Center for Lymphatic and Venous Disorders at Stanford University School of Medicine.

E. Wapnir, M.D. Chief of Breast Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine

J. Mollick, M.D. Clinical Instructor, Division of Oncology at the Stanford Cancer Institute, Stanford University School of Medicine.

Jean-Paul Belgrado, Master in Physiotherapy, Master in Health Sciences, PhD student, Principal Researcher at the Lymphology Research Unit “ Free University of Brussels, Belgium.

Seminar Information

The California Physical Therapy Association evaluated our different courses, approved them and awarded Continuing Education Units:

  • Basic Course program: 5.25 CEUs (CPTA#12-84)
  • Advanced Course program: 3.3 CEUs (CPTA#11-498)
  • The Conference: 0.95 CEUs (CPTA#11-499)
  • The Case Study: 5 CEUs (CPTA#12-320)

The evaluation of the Course Level II will be posted later.

Seminar Information

The program evaluation in contact hours indicates:

  • 52.5 contact hours for the basic course
  • 25 contact hours for the course level II
  • 33 contact hours for the advanced course
  • 50 contact hours for the case study:

This is a total of 160.5 contact hours.

These are the figures that you may submit to insurance companies questioning the length of your program.

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