WHO IS ELIGIBLE
MD, DO, RN, OT, COTA, PT, PTA, DC, ATC, or MT*
With the successful completion of the course, the participant will be a fully certified lymphedema therapist and eligible to sit for the national board exam of the Lymphology Association of North America (LANA).
Other healthcare professionals such as speech therapists, chiropractors, and athletic trainers are not eligible to take the LANA exam but will find this modality beneficial in their practice. Individuals who are not included in the list above may be certified as a Certified Edema Associate.
The Lymphology Association of North America (LANA) is a non-profit corporation comprised of healthcare professionals experienced in the management of lymphedema. Having recognized the need for a national certification examination for lymphedema therapists, LANA tests knowledge considered fundamental in the treatment of lymphedema.
The objectives and purposes of the organization shall be to promote standards for management of individuals with lymphedema and/or related disorders, to establish and maintain certification for healthcare professionals who provide such services and to promote lymphedema awareness and the science of lymphology.
*Certain extra requirements may apply