30th Online Learning Article (Course Code CNE2022-021)
Specialty: Surgical Nursing

Title: The legacy of lymphedema: Impact on nursing practice and vascular access

Gail Larocque and Sheryl McDiarmid
Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal, Volume 29, Issue 3, Summer 2019, pp.194-203.


The participant should be able to:

  • Understand the practice of measuring and diagnosing lymphedema,
  • Review the existing guidelines and recommendations on minimizing lymphedema in patients with mastectomy,
  • Update on the contemporary protocols of vascular access with evidence-based findings.

Study Material

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  • There are 5 questions in the Quiz.
  • To pass, you need at least 4 correct answers.
  • You can attempt 5 times in total.
  • If you fail more than 5 times, you may have to pay for another 5 times. (Please contact HKAN office in detail)

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