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Training Program

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LEGEND FOR TRAINING PROGRAM CODES

Program Codes (indicate what is covered in the program):

C - Complete Program (manual lymph drainage, bandaging, garment review, exercise, diet/nutrition, skin care)
P - Use of pumps reviewed
A - Additional types of compression garments/devices reviewed

Student Codes (indicate who is eligible to attend the course):

MD - Doctors
RN - Nurses
NP - Nurse Practioners
PT - Physical Therapists
PTA - Physical Therapist Assistants
PA - Physician Assistants
OT - Occupational Therapists
OTA - Occupational Therapist Assistants
ATC - Athletic Trainers Certified
MT - Massage Therapists (Note: Massage therapists should contact the school for minimum practical hours, and experience required to attend this course.)

Academy of Lymphatic Studies [A]

Home Office: Sebastian, FL
Telephone: 800-863-5935 or 772-589-3355
Fax: 772-589-0306
Email: academy [at] acols [dot] com
Website: www.acols.com
Director: Joachim E. Zuther, CI, MLD/CDT

Course Length: 135+ hours, 9 days
Classes Held: Across the U.S.
Student Codes: MD, RN, PT, PTA, PA, OT,  MT, OTA, AT
Program Codes: C, P, A

Casley-Smith Courses in the U.S. 

     Boris-Lasinski School [B]

Home Office: Woodbury, Long Island, NY
Telephone: 516-364-2200
Fax: 516-364-1844
Email: blasins [at] optonline [dot] net
Director: Bonnie B. Lasinski, PT, MA, CI, CLT-LANA
Medical Director: Marvin Boris, MD

Course Length: 135 hours, 12 days
Classes Held: Across the U.S.
Student Codes: MD, RN, PT, PTA, OT, OTA, MT
Program Codes: C, P, A

Dr. Vodder School International [V]

Home Office: Victoria, BC, Canada
Telephone: 250-598-9862 or 800-522-9862
Fax: 250-598-9841
Email: rharris [at] vodderschool [dot] com
Website: www.vodderschool.com
Director: Robert Harris, HND, RMT, CLT-LANA
Medical Director: Christine Heim, MD

Course Length: 160 hours, 20 days
Classes Held: Across U.S. & Canada
Student Codes: MD, RN, PT, PTA, PA, OT, OTA, MT, N, ATC, NT, NP
Program Codes: C, P, A

International Lymphedema & Wound Care Training Institute/ILWTI [W]

Home Office: Senoia, GA
Telephone: 715-699-4434
Email: robynbjork [at] ilwti [dot] com 
Website: www.ILWTI.com
Director: Robyn Bjork PT, CWS, WCC, CLT-LANA, CLWT

Course Length: 187.5 hours, Online + 6day + HAITI mission
Classes Held: Across U.S. 
Student Codes: MD, RN, NP, PT, PTA, PA, OT, OTA
Program Codes: C, P, A

Klose Training Consulting [G]

Home Office: Lafayette, CO
Telephone: 866-621-7888
Fax: 303-245-0334
Email: info [at] klosetraining [dot] com
Website: www.klosetraining.com
Director: Guenter Klose, CI, CLT-LANA
Medical Director: Kathleen Francis, MD

Course Length: 135 hours, 9 days
Classes Held: Across the U.S.
Student Codes: MD, RN, PT, PTA, PA, OT, OTA, MT
Program Codes: C, P, A

LymphEd [L]

Home Office: Atlanta, GA
Telephone: 770-617-5871
Email: ShelleyDiCecco [at] LymphEd [dot] com
Website: www.LymphEd.com
Director: Shelley Smith DiCecco

Course Length: 135 hours
Classes Held: Across the U.S.
Student Codes: PT, OT, PTA, COTA, RN, CNP
Program Codes: C, P, A

Monarch Continuing Education [M]

Home Office: Christiansburg, VA
Telephone: 540-357-2084
Fax: 540-301-0750
Email: Carmen [at] monarchce [dot] com 
Website: www.monarchce.com
Director: Carmen Thompson, B.S., CLT-LANA,

Course Length: 135 hours, 9 days
Classes Held: Across the U.S.
Student Codes: RN, PT, PTA, OT, OTA, MT
Program Codes: C, P, A

The Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy [N]

Home Office: Jamesburg, NJ
Telephone: 732-290-2888
Fax: 732-290-2278
Email: info [at] nortonschool [dot] com
Website: www.nortonschool.com
Director: Steve Norton, CLT-LANA
Medical Director: Andrea Cheville, MD

Course Length: 135 hours, 9 days
Classes Held: Across the U.S.
Student Codes: MD, RN, PT, PTA, OT, OTA, MT, S
Program Codes: C, P, A