Complex Decongestive Therapy (CDT) Courses
These courses allow you to master the skills necessary for professional care for patients with lymphedema.

We can help you to organize any CDT course in your city: leave a request for the course.
Professional level of skill
The work of the CFPT specialist requires specialized knowledge and perfect practical skills. During the training, the CFPT specialist gradually expands his capabilities and receives the opportunity to provide qualified assistance to heavier patients with lymphedema. Knowledge requires periodic supplementation, and practical skills of correction. To make it easier for you to navigate, below, you can look at the stages of becoming a CFP specialist.
Level of CFP specialist
BEGINNING
Basic course on CDT

After passing the exam, an internal LIMPHA-TRAINING certificate is issued
Level of CFP specialist
ADVANCED
Advanced CDT course

After passing the exam, an internal LIMPHA-TRAINING certificate is issued
Level of CFP specialist
PROFESSIONAL
Practical experience of at least a year or internship

After passing the exam, a state certificate is issued.
Basic Practical Course

Complex Decongestive Therapy (CDT)
On December 4, 2017, the "Basic Course on CDT" starts for doctors and nurses. The basic course is a complete immersion in lymphology and treatment of lymphatic edema. Within 21 days, you will receive powerful theoretical basis and basic practical skills.


Theoretical part (online) on December 04-15, 2017
Practical part (full-time) on December 18-22, 2017

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Introductory lecture for doctors
You will learn basic information about differential diagnosis and lymphedema treatment. We will answer your questions and tell you about current trends of caring patients with lymphedema.
Course for doctors "Diagnosis and treatment of lymphedema"
If you are a doctor and you are interested in the problem of treating lymphedema, then this course is for you. Thanks to online lectures, you will understand the work of the lymphatic system; you can get the necessary skills for a lymphologist and get access to the exam on "Clinical lymphology" specialty.
Basic course (theory and practice) - 3 weeks
It includes theoretical (2 weeks, online format) and a practical unit (1 week - full-time). During the theoretical block, you will learn how the lymphatic system works, why lymphedema occurs and what are the current ideas about the diagnosis and treatment of the disease. The practical part will give you an idea of what Complex Decongestive Therapy (CDT) is and will provide basic skills for helping patients with lymphedema.
Advanced practical course - 1 week
We supplement the basic skills with the details and private techniques of working in advanced cases of lymph nodes of the upper and lower limbs, learn to work with face and genital area, and improve the skills of complex physical anti-therapeutics.
Mini CDT courses
Mini-courses allow to deepen knowledge in a specific area of CDT or to improve already available skills. The duration of all mini-courses is 2 days (theory and practice).
CDT in the area of the upper limbs
You will learn about the peculiarities of managing patients with primary and secondary lymphedema of the upper extremities, about the secrets and peculiarities of treating edema in this area.
CDT in lower limbs
You will learn about the features of managing patients with primary and secondary lymphedema of the lower limbs, the secrets and peculiarities of treating edema in this area.
CDT in face area
You will learn about the peculiarities of managing patients with primary and secondary lymphedema of face, about the secrets and peculiarities of treating edema in this area.
CDT in genital area
You will learn about the peculiarities of managing patients with primary and secondary lymphedema of genitals, about the secrets and peculiarities of treating edema in this area.
CDT in children
You will learn about the characteristics of treating young patients with primary and secondary lymphedema of upper and lower limbs. You will master sparing CDT techniques, which will allow you to work with kids since their birth.
CDT - analysis of complex cases
You send us your complex cases, and we disassemble them when we meet. It does not matter if it's a giant lymphedema or a patient with a complex developmental malformation. We will prepare a clear answers and practical advice on the management of such patients for you.
Training of patients and their relatives
Sometimes patients are far from certified specialists, and there is a need to cope with lymphedema on their own. To do this, we teach them basic skills that will help them in life with lymphedema.
Manual lymphatic drainage (only individually)
We will show your relative how to make manual lymph drainage in your particular case. You will master the basic techniques that will allow you to maintain the result achieved during the treatment.
Self-imposed bandage (practical course)
You will learn to impose a bandage on your arm (or leg) yourself. This will allow you, if necessary, to maintain the result achieved during treatment.
How can I take a CDT course or organize it in my city?
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