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Certifications - Donna Lue Reise

Education & Certification

Registered Nursing Assistant Program - 1972
Welland County General Hospital, Welland, ON

Registered Nursing - Diploma - 1981
Mohawk College, Hamilton, ON

Certification - Foot care Instructor - 1990
Victorian Order of Nurses, Hamilton, ON

Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) and Combined Decongestive Therapy (CDT)
Dr. Vodder School North America (International) - 1999

Certification - Manual Lymph Drainage and Combined Decongestive Therapy (CDT) - 1999
Dr. Vodder School North America (International), Victoria, BC
Recertification required every 2 years - Most recent recertification - 2009
For more information see - www.vodderschool.com

Certificate; Certified Fitter Ganzon/Sigvaris for compression - 2000

Completed - Advanced Foot-care Refresher Course - 2005
Ruth Rattan and Assoc., Sharon, ON

Completed - Wound Care (Course S1 & S2) - 2005
Canadian Association of Wound Care, Calgary, AB

Certificate; Kinesio Taping for Lymphedema and Venous Insufficiency - 2005
Instructor Ruth Coopee, Stowe, VT

Certified Lymphedema Therapist - 2008
Lymphology Association North America (LANA), San Diego, CA

Certificate; BSN Medical JOBST Custom Vascular Garments and ELVAREX Lymphedema Garments - 2008
BSN Medical, Toronto, ON

Authorizer for Lymphedema Garments
Ontario Assistive Devices Program (ADP)

Peer Mentor and Group Facilitator - Volunteer
Wellwood Resource Centre, Hamilton, ON

Continuing Education


  • National Lymphedema Network (USA) - on a biannual basis
  • Lymphovenous Association of Ontario - Annually