Level 1 Online Theory Module
A thorough grounding in lymphatic anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology, and the body's physiological responses in the application of the Dr Vodder method of MLD.
This course is a pre-requisite for any Level 1 Practical and may also be taken as a stand-alone course for CPD points (40 hours of online study).
Estimated study time is 25 - 40 hours.
There is an online multi-choice exam which requires a 70% pass with two attempts allowed.
There are 3 course components
Prepared by the Medical Director, Dr Vodder Akademie International and covering the history and context of MLD, A&P of the lymph system, properties of loose connective tissue and pathological changes occurring as a result of impaired lymph flow.
Dr Vodder Textbook
Dr Vodder's MLD, A Practical Guide. Wittlinger 2nd Ed.
Available from Google Books and other online booksellers. Please consider the environment and use an e-version.
(Text not included in course fee)
#MovingLymphOnline offers learning objectives, study guides, self-test quizzes, and tutorial excerpts.
This companion course is designed to guide you through the online course material and enhance your learning experience.
Enrolment is open to therapists with an eligible qualification, see a list of all eligible qualifications here.
As a post graduate training program, it is assumed that all participants will have an existing clinical framework in which knowledge of human anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology are integrated into health service delivery.
Therefore following will be assumed
>100 hours of study in human anatomy and physiology
Fundamental knowledge of
Understanding of common medical terminology including
anatomical directions and planes
common pathologies such neuralgia, nephritis, seroma etc.