The 2nd International NLN Patient Summit Atlanta Georgia

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The 2nd International NLN Patient Summit Atlanta Georgia

Postby patoco » Thu Apr 12, 2007 7:36 pm

The 2nd International NLN Patient Summit

Lymphedema: Sharing Our World Of Knowledge

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2007 NLN Patient Summit Schedule

Friday, October 5
5:00 - 7:00 PM
Registration Check-In

Early Bird Exhibits

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Saturday, October 6
7:00 - 8:15 AM
Registration Check-In

Continental Breakfast

Exhibits

8:15 - 8:30 AM
Welcome

8:30 AM - Noon
PLENARY SESSIONS

Overview of the Lymphatic System

Primary and Secondary Lymphedema

Diagnostic Procedures

Infection and Lymphedema

Risk Reduction

Genetics and Lymphedema

Quality of Life and Sexuality

Wounds and Lymphedema

Noon - 2:00 PM
Lunch

Exhibits

2:00 - 3:30 PM
INSTRUCTIONAL SESSIONS

[P1] Complete Decongestive Therapy for the Advanced Patient

[P2] Complete Decongestive Therapy for the Newly Diagnosed Lymphedema Patient

[P3] Legislation: Insurance/Medicare Issues

[P4] Meet the Professor

[P5] Parent to Parent Networking (PLAN)

3:30 - 4:00 PM
Break

Exhibits

4:00 - 5:30 PM
INSTRUCTIONAL SESSIONS

[P6] Lymphedema Advocacy and Awareness

[P7] Self Care for Upper Extremity Lymphedema

[P8] Pain Management

[P9] Exercise

[P10] Special Session: Teen Space (networking session, 10 & up)

6:00 - 8:00 PM
Networking Reception (Exhibit Hall)

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Sunday, October 7
7:30 - 9:00 AM
Continental Breakfast

Exhibits

ROUNDTABLE SESSIONS

9:00 - 10:30 AM
INSTRUCTIONAL SESSIONS

[P11] Basic Lymphedema Exercises - Pool Exercise

[P12] Bandaging for Upper and Lower Extremity Lymphedema (hands-on)

[P13] Meet the Professor

[P14] Alternative Modalities

[P15] Lymph Science Advocacy Program (LSAP)

10:30 - 11:00 AM
Break

Exhibits

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
INSTRUCTIONAL SESSIONS

[P16] Obesity and Lymphedema

[P17] Problem Solving Compression Garments

[P18] Self care for Lower Extremity Lymphedema

[P19] Treatment for Newborns and Pediatrics

12:30 - 2:00 PM
Lunch

Exhibits (closes at 1:30 pm)

2:00 - 3:30 PM
PLENARY SESSIONS

Overview of the Lymphatic System

Primary and Secondary Lymphedema

Risk Reduction

Treatment of Lymphedema

Genetics and Lymphedema

Infection Management

Lipedema

Wounds and Lymphedema

3:30 - 4:00 PM
Break

4:00 - 5:15 PM
PATIENT CLINIC

Complicated case histories presented by patients/parents and reviewed by a panel of experts

5:15 - 5:30 PM
Closing Remarks

******** About the Summit

http://www.lymphnet.org/2007summit/ptsummitAbout.htm

******* Registration Info

https://www.lymphnet.org/2007summitReg.htm

******* Hotel Accommodations

https://www.lymphnet.org/2007summit/ptsummitHotel.htm

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On behalf of Lymphedema People

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com

We can not urge lymphedema patients strongly enough to go to this conference. :!: :!: :!: :!: :!:

See you there
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