Vestibular Rehabilitation/Dizziness for Occupational Therapists is organized by National Centre of Rehabilitation Education (NCORE) and will be held from Jan 12 - 13, 2021 at London Road Community Hospital, Derby, England, United Kingdom. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 13.25 CPD Hours.
Who will Benefit:
The course is suitable for physiotherapists, osteopaths and chiropractors with no experience of dizzy patients or those wishing to consolidate existing skills.
Dizziness is among the most common patient complaints and can complicate Occupational Therapy intervention. This course allows Occupational Therapists to evaluate and differentiate their patients dizziness. Using movement and exercise, Occupational Therapists can also effectively treat common causes of dizziness. This intense two day course covers the essentials of vestibular assessment and treatment. A strong emphasis is placed on clinical assessment, differential diagnosis and treatment selection.
Delegates will be taught to identify signs and symptoms that indicate central/sinister pathology. The vestibular rehabilitation techniques included in the course have a strong evidence base. Discussion regarding the application of vestibular rehabilitation assessment and treatment in the context of Occupational Therapy and Scope of Practice will be included. The course content is particularly applicable to patient/client groups who are prone to falling.
• Understand basic vestibular anatomy and physiology (semicircular canal orientation plus function and the vestibulo-ocular reflex in particular)
• Have an overview of the main vestibular pathologies
• Take a relevant subjective history including vestibular special questions
• Carry out a clinical oculomotor examination
• Clinically assess the vestibulo-ocular reflex (dynamic visual acuity, infrared video analysis and head thrust test)
• Clinically evaluate different types of nystagmus (central/sinister s peripheral/benign)
• Carry out an appropriate outcome-based assessment of balance
• Do positional testing for BPPV, interpret findings and treat using the appropriate manoeuvre (posterior, anterior and horizontal canal variants
• Devise, evaluate and progress a patient-specific exercise-based rehabilitation programme
• Understand how the content of the course could be integrated in the Occupational Therapy role.
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|Conference Fee||11 Jan,2021||GBP 300.00|
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