SIGVARIS Offers Exciting New Educational Courses Designed to Increase Leg Health Knowledge

SIGVARIS offers new online learning courses and seminars geared toward those who fit patients for medical compression stockings.

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Learn about SIGVARIS Education events at sigvariseducation.com.

Peachtree City, GA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014

If you’ve ever wanted to get a “leg up” on knowledge about the circulatory system, compression stockings, varicose veins or leg health, now’s your chance. SIGVARIS is offering several exciting new educational opportunities to help expand your knowledge.

These new educational opportunities from SIGVARIS include webinars, two online training courses (a basic and an advanced course), a two hour in-service to increase product knowledge, and a one day in-person course for those interested in becoming a SIGVARIS Certified Fitter. SIGVARIS has also partnered with the International Lymphedema and Would Care Training Institute (ILWTI) to offer a two-day seminar on wound care and edema at the SIGVARIS manufacturing facility in Peachtree City, GA on September 24-25.

“Sometimes it’s difficult to take time away from the office to attend a continuing education opportunity,” says Judith Brannan, SIGVARIS Education and Medical Affairs Manager in North America. “These new opportunities make it easy to work continuing education into a busy schedule and still have the flexibility to also attend a seminar. Our goal is to provide people with as many different opportunities as possible to expand their knowledge.”

For more information about these upcoming events and to see which ones offer continuing education credits, please visit: sigvariseducation.com.

SIGVARIS is a global manufacturer of high-quality graduated compression garments. Socks and hosiery that feature graduated compression are designed to be tightest at the ankle and decrease in pressure going up the legs. Graduated Compression garments help improve circulation and revive tired, achy legs. They also help with the treatment and prevention of varicose veins. SIGVARIS offers three categories of products: SIGVARIS MEDICAL, SIGVARIS WELL BEING and SIGVARIS SPORTS. To learn more visit: sigvarisusa.com.

About SIGVARIS
SIGVARIS® North America is part of an internationally active medical device group headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland that focuses on the development, production and distribution of medical compression garments, including hosiery and socks. With distribution in more than 60 countries on six continents, SIGVARIS is recognized as a global industry leader in the area of compression therapy for the management of chronic venous disorders. SIGVARIS product lines include: SIGVARIS MEDICAL, SIGVARIS WELL BEING and SIGVARIS SPORTS. Our U.S. manufacturing plant is located in Peachtree City, Ga. This year, SIGVARIS is celebrating its 150th Anniversary. For more information, please visit http://www.sigvarisusa.com. SIGVARIS is a registered trademark of SIGVARIS AG, CH-9014 St. Gallen/Switzerland and in many countries worldwide.


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