Lipedema - PT07

Lipedema

Often Confused with Lymphedema

by Harold Merriman, PT, PhD, CLT
PT07
(4.5 / 491 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Physical Therapy (1.00 Hour(s))

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Summary:

Lipedema is an often overlooked disease that primarily affects women. It is characterized by a gradual and chronic progressive symmetrical accumulation of fat in the subcutaneous tissue, typically seen in the buttocks and lower extremities that can be painful. The goal of this program is to provide physical therapists with an overview of lipedema, including etiology, pathophysiology, risk factors, clinical manifestations, treatment options, and differential diagnosis with lymphedema.

Objectives:

The goal of this lipedema continuing education program is to provide physical therapists with an overview of lipedema, including etiology, pathophysiology, risk factors, clinical manifestations, treatment options, and differential diagnosis with lymphedema. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe the etiology, pathophysiology, and risk factors of lipedema
  • Describe how lipedema is diagnosed and treated
  • Compare and contrast the disease process and treatment of lymphedema with that of lipedema
 

 
Approval Information
 
Relias LLC (formerly OnCourse Learning) is an approved sponsor by the New York State Education Department of CE for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants from 6/11/2019 to 6/10/2022.
 
This activity is provided by the TX Board of PT Examiners Accredited Provider 2202008TX for 02/01/2019 to 02/28/2022 and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.
 
OnCourse Learning is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California for 4/5/10 to 12/31/18. Relias LLC is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California as of 1/1/2019.
 
Relias LLC (formerly OnCourse Learning) is a licensed physical therapy continuing education sponsor (#216.000290) with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation from October 2018 through September 30, 2020.
 
This course has been approved as meeting the CE requirements for PTs and PTAs by:
 
The OH PT Association (approval no. 19S0569 for 2/12/19 to 2/12/20).
 
The FL PT Association (approval no. CE19-518197 for 01/01/19 to 12/31/19). Approval of this course does not necessarily imply the FL PT Association supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.
 
The NJ Board of PT Examiners (approval no. 1801-187 for 2/1/18 to 1/31/20).
 
This course has been approved by:
 
The MD State Board of PT Examiners for 0.1 CEU for 2/13/15 to 2/13/19.
 
This course has been approved by the NV State Board of PT Examiners for 0.1 units of continuing education for 08/01/19 to 07/31/20.
 
Other states may accept this course for meeting their CE requirements. Check with your state association or board.

Course Originally Released on: 2/2/2009
Date of Most Recent Review: 10/13/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 12/31/2019

 

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

 

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Jessica H - collinsville , IL  ·  Sep 27, 2019
Great course thank you very much
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MARTI K - Chino Hills, CA  ·  Sep 01, 2019
good information about the difference of lipidemia and lymphedema.
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Stephanie B - Sachse, TX  ·  Aug 19, 2019
Very well done explanation on this topic.
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Niti M - Richmond, TX  ·  Aug 04, 2019
This course provided interesting information on lipedemia
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L Brian P - Ellwood City, PA  ·  Jul 09, 2019
more of a problem than is realized
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