Upcoming Courses

  • Scheduling courses for 2019 and 2020. Please send a message if your site might be interested in hosting a course or if you are interested in attending an upcoming course.

  • See below for more detailed description of each course

  • Discounts are available for all courses, see more details below!

CLT Certification

LymphEd currently offers a Complex Lymphatic Therapy (CLT) certification course for licensed medical professionals, including PTs, OTs, PTAs*, COTAs*, RNs, CNPs, MDs, DPMs, PAs, and MTs* (*certain extra requirements apply). This 135 hour course meets the requirements set by the Lymphology Association of North America (LANA). The course consists of 45 hours of a home-based portion and 90 hours on-site instruction. The home-based portion involves reading (textbook, articles, and word documents), watching videos and Powerpoints, and interactive communication with the instructor and fellow students on a closed Facebook page. The on-site portion contains lectures, labs, and self-study/practice time.  To enroll in a course please reach out to us on the Contact Us page.              Click here for the registration form for CLT Certification course and here for the course objectives

                                                       Upcoming dates: Split Course: 1st Weekend 1/24/19-1/27/19; 2nd Weekend 2/22/19-2/24/19; and 3rd Weekend 3/22/19-3/24/19 in Atlanta, GA                                                                                 

Open to setting 2019 and 2020 dates- Are you interested in hosting a course? If so, please let LymphEd know!

Overall, it was one of the best courses I’ve ever been to; very organized and great teaching. I feel prepared with entry level skills to start treating as a CLT
— Anonymous, Former Student

Advanced Courses: 

Click here for registration form for Advanced LymphEd Courses

Advanced Concepts in Lymphedema Treatment

This evidence-based course is for previously certified lymphedema therapist, from any program, to enhance knowledge and treatment skills. The course will provide lectures on how theories and knowledge of the lymphatic system and lymphedema have changed in the last few years. This advanced knowledge will then be applied to treatment techniques, especially new pathways for clearance with manual lymphatic drainage of the upper and lower extremities, patient involvement with MLD in the clinic, adjuncts to treatment (cupping, taping), and compression problem-solving.The course will be 20 hours credit with 4 hours of home program and 2 days on-site with lecture and labs. To enroll in a course please reach out to us on the Contact Us page. Click here for course objectives.

Upcoming dates: February 9th through February 10th, 2019 in Atlanta, GA. Still scheduling additional 2019 and 2020 dates

Advanced Treatment of Genital Lymphedema

An evidence-based course on female and male genital lymphedema treatment options for certified therapists. The course consists of lecture and lab on the anatomy of the pelvis and genitals, manual lymphatic drainage pathways, bandaging techniques, garment options, and other concepts in treatment. The course will be 20 hours credit with 4 hours of home program and 2 days on-site. To enroll in a course please reach out to us on the Contact Us page. Click here for course objectives.    

Upcoming dates: May 4th through May 5th, 2019 in Atlanta, GA.

May 2nd through May 3rd, 2020 in Calgary, Canada

Still scheduling additional 2019 and 2020 dates

Advanced Treatment of Head and Neck Lymphedema

An evidence-based course on updated treatment options for patients with head and neck lymphedema for certified lymphedema therapists. The course consists of lecture and lab on the anatomy of the head and neck, manual lymphatic drainage pathways, compression techniques, and other concepts in treatment. The course will be 20 hours credit with 4 hours of home program and 2 days on-site. To enroll in a course please reach out to us on the Contact Us page. Click here for course objectives

Upcoming dates: Still scheduling additional 2019 and 2020 dates

Advanced Pediatric Lymphedema

An evidence-based course on evaluation and treatment options for the pediatric lymphedema population for certified lymphedema therapists. The course consists of lecture and lab on the causes and diagnosis of the pediatric lymphedema, manual lymphatic drainage, compression bandaging, and other concepts in treatment. The course will be 20 hours credit with 4 hours of home program and 2 days on-site. To enroll in a course please reach out to us on the Contact Us page. Click here for course objectives

Upcoming dates: September 28th through September 29th, 2019 in Calgary, Canada. Still scheduling additional 2019 and 2020 dates

Course Discounts

  • Black Friday/Holiday Discounts: $200 off CLT Certification Courses; $75 off Advanced Courses. Offer Ends 12/31/18

  • Advanced Pediatric Course in Calgary, register before January 1, 2019 and receive $100 off; register between 1/2/19 and 3/27/19 and receive $50 off the course.

  • Hosting sites receive one free slot per course and discounts of $250 for CLT Certification Course and $75 for Advanced Courses for each additional attendee from the site to the current or future courses. (must be the same course in the future)

  • Sites sending more than 1 therapist or therapists in single clinic that sign up together each receive $50 off Advanced Courses and $200 off Certification Courses.

  • Attendees will received a $75 discount on the second course and $125 off the third course in a 5 year period. Sign up for 3 Advanced courses at one time (can spread actual attendance out over 3 years) and receive $300 off in total.

  • 20% discount on Certification Course for new grads.

  • ALL discounts can be combined on new registrations!

Other Courses

The goal of LymphEd is to develop and provide more courses on specific populations or skills. The courses offered will continually be changing, so check back often for updates. Some of the upcoming courses include:

  • Advanced Bandaging Techniques

  • Orthopedic Edema Management

  • Lymphedema Overview for Patients, Family, and Friends

  • LANA Certification Review Course.

If you would like more information on a course, enroll or to inquire about being host site or sponsor of an upcoming course, please reach out to us.


I feel like I am leaving this course with so much knowledge and so many great resources to refer back to for challenging cases. Thank you for your time, energy, dedication, and passion to these patients and also to us as students!
— Meg Canale, former student
 CLT Class March 2017

CLT Class March 2017