Spinning Beyond Basics - An Advanced Vestibular Rehabilitation Course is organized by Healthclick and will be held from Sep 13 - 14, 2019 at Heinz Rehab Hospital, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, United States of America.
The target audience for this medical event is PT, PTA, OT, AT. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 15 hours of CME credits. This course is 18 contact hours/1.8 ceus for therapists licensed in NY, IL, or DC.
• Identify signs and symptoms that differentiate the diagnostic groups of BPPV, cervical dysfunction, psychogenic, Meniere's disease and migraine.
• Perform appropriate examination procedures to distinguish between the diagnostic groups of BPPV, cervical, psychogenic, Meniere's disease and migraine.
• Design customized exercise protocols for each of the diagnostic groups of BPPV, cervical, psychogenic, Meniere's disease and migraine.
• Identify psychological problems that can affect the management of vestibular problems and learn how to modify treatment interventions, plans and goals.
• Recognize role of migraine as both primary (causing of distinct vertigious episodes) and secondary (traditional migraines leading to more persistent motion, intolerance) contributor to dizziness and its impact on rehabilitation.
• Develop an understanding of the important role of both the medical and rehabilitative aspects managing dizziness and when to refer to another provider.
• Identify a multitude of balance facilitation techniques both for motoric and sensory balance deficits with the dizzy patient.
• Develop skills related to the "fine art" of vestibular rehabilitation, which is the accurate interpretation of eye motion as it relates to the patient's clinical presentation.
• Develop improved management skills for patients stable vestibular deficits such as status post acoustic neuroma disability, including fundamental skills related to facial rehabilitation, expected outcomes and treatment progressions.
• Identify the clinical presentation and learn clinical testing of patients with superior canal dehiscence (fistula) and current management.
• Recognize the clinical presentation of patients with Mal de Debarquement, current theories of pathophysiology and current recommended management strategies.
Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.