Upcoming Medical Conferences in Crown PointSearch Criteria : United States of America Crown Point
Sep 20 - 21, 2019 | CEUs 1.60 | USD $495 | Crown Point, Indiana
Vestibular, Oculomotor and Balance Rehabilitation: Applying research base is organized by Motivations Inc. and will be held from Sep 20 - 21, 2019 at Franciscan Health Crown Point, Crown Point, Indiana, United States of America. Audience: Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, and Assistants CEU Credits: 16 hours or .16 or 16 CEUs Course Summary: Vestibular and balance disorders may result from CVA, trauma, infection, debilitation, congenital conditions and numerous other conditions. Patients are seen in all settings, both orthopedic and neurologic. Vestibular disorders can cause disturbing symptoms such as dizziness, vertigo, nausea, anxiety, fatigue, and imbalance. The related impairments can lead to functional limitation and disability. Balance related falls can be devastating, even fatal. Evidence has shown vestibular disorders are frequently not diagnosed or treated properly. Research has demonstrated vestibular and balance rehabilitation to be highly effective. Objectives: Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to: • Describe the possible causes of dizziness, vertigo, and imbalance • Understand the anatomical and physiological basis of vestibular and balance function • Effectively test and treat BPPV with immediate results • Recognize the signs and symptoms that distinguish categories of dysfunction and differential diagnosis • Apply specific evaluation techniques including oculomotor, postural, and positional tests • Develop an evidence based vestibular treatment plan to address specific vestibular and balance impairments • Understand strategies to progress balance re-training • Utilize effective tools, including research findings to educate & market to referral sources.