The keynote speaker will be Dr. Andrea Cheville of the Mayo Clinic, a leading specialist on lymphedema who will share current information. In addition to the keynote address, the Alberta Health Services lymphedema management team will provide sessions on treatment, hygiene, self care, and bandaging.
A vendor's market will be set up to display products and offer information and help to participants.
The symposium will be held in Calgary at the Foothills Hospital
Auditorium. Public sessions will be held July 3 and 4, 2013 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. The sessions will be repeats.
An evening session will be held for physicians and nurses at the Tom Baker Auditorium on Wednesday July 3 from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Physicians may claim Mainpro-M2 credit from the College of Family Physicians of Canada and/or use this presentation as a stimulus to create a Personal Learning Project (PLP) in Section 2 of the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program as defined by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
All sessions are free and food and refreshments will be served.