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Through small classroom settings, ACOLS ensures focused discussion and ample time for hands-on learning.  Through ACOLS’ experience in lymphedema education, graduates of the program have achieved some of the highest rates passing the LANA Exam, which is considered the gold standard of lymphedema certification.  ACOLS prides itself on creating specialists and building experts.

Recognized as the premier source for Lymphedema Management Certification since 1994, the Academy of Lymphatic Studies (ACOLS) is one of the leading schools in the United States for training medical professionals and therapists around the world.

ACOLS renowned faculty brings quality expertise and experience in lymphedema education and training to medical professionals and therapists across the world. 

ACOLS sees its mission as promoting the highest professional standards for health care practitioners.  This is accomplished through professional competence and promoting the quality and integrity of continuing educations to practitioners in the field of lymphedema management.  ACOLS’ primary objective is to provide the highest quality of education in Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) while advancing the availability, quality, use and support of lymphedema management techniques through standard settings, terminology, education, and research.

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