Lymphedema patients NEED properly trained patient oriented, professional therapists in Kitsap County!
Dr. Melissa Mercogliano of The Center for Orthopedic and Lymphatic Physical Therapy, in Port Orchard, http://colpt.com/mam.html is the person who helped us a few years ago and taught my husband and me how to properly wrap my legs. She is a fountain of patient information and goes out of her way to inform and educate.
Now…a Lymphedema Scholarship is available! . The need is great. So – those interested – please apply!
“Lymph Notes Scholarship – March 27, 2013
The National Lymphedema Network is proud to announce the establishment of the Lymph Notes Scholarship.
In the United States, access to treatment is still a critical factor for many lymphedema patients. Outside of major metropolitan areas, finding adequate treatment continues to be a major obstacle to care.
To help address the need for increases access to care, this annual scholarship, generously provided in honor of Lymph Notes, will cover up to $1,000 tuition for a healthcare professional to obtain specialty lymphedema training and certification.
Applicants are invited to submit an application online at: http://tinyurl.com/lymphnotesscholarship
The deadline for applications is July 15, 2013. Questions regarding this scholarship program should be directed to the NLN office at 415-908-3681 or firstname.lastname@example.org.”
Thanks for listening… Sharon O’Hara <email@example.com>