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Upcoming BCEA webinar:

TOPIC: Lymphedema: How to recognize it and advances in treatments
DATE: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
TIME: 12 PM - 1 PM; Via computer, phone or tablet


The Breast Cancer Education Association is excited to offer our expanded educational resources. Join us from the comfort of your home or office.

Please join the Breast Cancer Education Association (BCEA) for its upcoming webinar "Lymphedema: How to recognize it and advances in treatments" featuring Carmela Jurado Claypool, PT-LANA, and Carrie Macoskey, OTR/L, CLT/LANA.

This webinar will cover:

  • Learn about lymphedema - what it is and how to recognize it
  • Lymphedema diagnosis - how it is diagnosed and what it means
  • Lymphedema risks
  • Current and new advancements in treatments

Carmela Jurado Claypool, PT-LANA, is a physical therapist at HealthEast Optimum Rehab Clinic in Maplewood, MN. She graduated from Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos and Universidad Federico Villareal in Lima, Peru. Claypool was also a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Minnesota in 1985 and earned a Lymphedema Certification from the Academy of Lymphatic Studies 1999 and certification from the Lymphology Association of North America 2001. Ninety-five percent of the focus of her clinical practice for the last 26 years has been the evaluation and treatment of Lymphatic Disorders, Peripheral Edemas, Cancer Rehabilitation and Wound Care.

Carrie Macoskey, OTR/L, CLT/LANA is an occupational therapist.  She graduated from Eastern Kentucky University in 1991 and started her cancer rehabilitation training at Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in 1995.  She has been lymphedema Vodder certified since 1999 and has lymphedema Casley-Smith certification and Lymphology Association of North America certified since 2001.  Macoskey has treated both lymphedema and breast cancer care since this time for Fairview Health Services in Minnesota.