Virtual POWER Lymphatics Schedule

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Session I

Tuesday, March 15, 2022, 6:15 – 7:45 P.M.

  • 6:15 - 6:30 pm
    POWER Lymphatics Welcome
    Juzo, Klose Training and Tactile Medical welcome you to POWER Lymphatics.
  • 6:30 - 7:45 pm
    Advancements of Lymphatic Surgery

    Jay Granzow, MD, MPH, FACS, shares his experiences after performing lymphatic surgery for more than 15 years.

Session II

Wednesday, March 16, 2022, 8:15 – 10:15 A.M.

  • 8:15 - 9:15 a.m.
    Pelvic Cancer and Lymphedema

    Alexandra Hill, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA, discusses the role of lymphedema rehabilitation along the pelvic cancer continuum from pre-habilitation, during active treatment and post-treatment. 

  • 9:15 - 10 a.m.
    Treating Pelvic Congestion

    Manu Aggarwal, MD, MHSA, explains the cause of pelvic congestion and protocols for diagnosing and treating pelvic venous insufficiency.

  • 10 - 10:15 a.m.
    Q&A with Pelvic Panel

    Ask the presenters your questions related to pelvic cancer and pelvic congestion.

Session III

Wednesday, March 16, 2022, 10:45 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.

  • 10:45 - 11:45 a.m.
    Post Thrombotic Syndrome

    Vinay Satwah, DO, RPVI, FSVM, presents on risk factors for PTS, along with ways lymphedema therapists can evaluate and treat patients with the condition.

  • 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Lymphedema Treatment and Optimal Care Solutions

    Tactile Medical highlights the latest clinical data on lymphedema treatment and how to incorporate the comprehensive Flexitouch home care solution with patients.

Session IV

Wednesday, March 16, 2022, 1:30 – 3:30 P.M.

Session V

Wednesday, March 16, 2022, 4:00 – 5:30 P.M.

  • 4 - 4:45 p.m.
    Discussion and Q&A with Lipedema Panel

    Michael Bernas, MS, moderates a discussion with our lipedema panelists.

  • 4:45 - 5:30 p.m.
    Compression Benefits for Improved Patient Outcomes
    John Jordi, PTA, CLT-LANA, CI, ASTYM, explains the benefits of using medical compression to effectively manage edema and treat wounds. He’ll also address symptoms associated with venous disease.

Session VI

Thursday, March 17, 2022, 8:30 – 10:30 A.M.

  • 8:30 - 9:15 a.m.
    Interdisciplinary Treatment of Head and Neck Lymphedema: Surgery, Rehab and Beyond

    Ron J. Karni, MD, addresses surgical approaches and advancements in treatment for head and neck lymphedema.

  • 9:15 - 10 a.m.
    Interdisciplinary Treatment of Head and Neck Lymphedema: Surgery, Rehab and Beyond

    Joy Hesse, CCC-SLP, and Shelly Ryan, PT, CLT-LANA, present on a collaborative approach to treating patients with head and neck lymphedema.

  • 10 - 10:30 a.m.
    Ask the presenters questions about Head & Neck Lymphedema rehab and collaborative treatment.

Session VII

Thursday, March 17, 2022, 11:00 A.M. – NOON

  • 11 - 11:30 a.m.
    Understanding Glycocalyx Shedding

    Mark Melin, MD, FACS, RPVI, explains what Glycocalyx Shedding is, why it’s important and how to best partner with vascular surgeons in treating lymphedema patients.
  • 11:30 a.m. - Noon
    Highlights from the 2021 Congress of Lymphology and Some Big Questions

    Michael Bernas, MS, shares a summary of findings from the International Society of Lymphology meeting.

Session VIII

Thursday, March 17, 2022, 1:30 – 3:00 P.M.

  • 1:30 - 2:15 p.m.

    Prospective Surveillance and Intervention:  Strength After Breast Cancer

    Kathryn H Schmitz, PhD, MPH, outlines how the Prospective Surveillance model offers promise to protocolize both evaluation and intervention for women with and at risk for breast cancer related lymphedema. The Strength After Breast Cancer intervention is a broadly used breast cancer rehabilitation intervention. Dr. Schmitz will review the Prospective Surveillance model as well as providing updates on the Strength After Breast Cancer program.

  • 2:15 - 3 p.m.
    Indocyancine Green Lymphography

    Carolyn De La Cruz, MD, outlines her work with Indocyancine Green (ICG) lymphography of the breast and trunk and explains where the fluid goes.

Session IX

Thursday, March 17, 2022, 3:45 – 6:30 P.M.

  • 3:45 - 4:45 p.m.
    Updates in Breast Cancer Rehabilitation

    Jodi Winicour, PT, CLT-LANA, discusses the role of Neuroscience of Pain education for pre- and post-operative breast cancer patients, including findings of post-mastectomy movement/stretching restrictions and its impact on seroma formation and overall recovery.

  • 4:45 - 5:15 p.m.
    Q&A with Breast Cancer Panel
    Ask the presenters questions about cancer-related lymphedema and available treatments.
  • 5:15 - 6:30 p.m.
    Build a Momentum Mindset:  How to Be More Adaptable, Resilient and Ready for What’s Next

    Kim Becking knows that change, uncertainty and disruption are guaranteed – especially now. But growth and progress are not. How you deal with this ever-changing high stress pandemic and post-pandemic world is completely up to you. You have a choice. Your people have a choice. Your organization has a choice. You can stay stuck or develop a Momentum Mindset® so that you can move forward, grow with grit and create sustained momentum in the midst of the ongoing change and uncertainty.  Being adaptable and resilient is going to be a necessity in the post-pandemic world.  Things are changing at a more rapid pace than ever before.  The way we connect, live and work are changing too. There is no normal or “new normal.” There is only what is NOW and what is NEXT. Being adaptable and resilient is what will allow you to BOUNCE FORWARD no matter what.

    Kim shares her own stories of resilience in life and business with healthy doses of vulnerability, humor, and motivation and will share how to use resilience to not only navigate and cope during change and uncertainty, but build a Momentum Mindset where you develop sustained resilience to push past limited thinking and use the adversity and uncertainty in your life and the world as the fuel needed to propel you forward – stronger and better than before.

    Leave this program equipped with the tools you need to ROCK your mindset to think differently, conquer change and challenges, reduce stress and overwhelm and create the everyday resilience required in this ever-changing complex pandemic world to build momentum no matter what.