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Introduction to Vestibular Rehabilitation in the Acute and Rehab Setting

Brooks Institute of Higher Learning

Saturday, June 11, 2011 from 7:45 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

Jacksonville, FL

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Introduction to Vestibular Rehabilitation in the Acute and Rehab Setting

 

Instructors: Ann Leinenwever, PT, MPT, NCS, Jenny Schinke, PT, DPT, NCS, Jennifer Walworth, PT

 

Course Description

This course is designed to give the participant education required to identify and treat specific vestibular dysfunctions in the acute and rehab setting.  The participant will gain knowledge in the basic anatomy/physiology of the vestibular system, common diagnoses/causes of vestibular dysfunction and the clinical presentation for the different diagnoses. Specific evaluation and assessment skills will be discussed and practiced in a lab format. Treatment strategies will also be provided for each diagnosis.  The participant will be presented with didactic information as well as hands on lab time to practice the required skills necessary for evaluating and treating basic vestibular pathologies in the acute and rehab setting.  This course is open to PT’s, OT’s, PTA’s and COTAs.

 

Objectives

 

Following completion of the course Introduction to Vestibular Rehabilitation in the Acute and Rehab Setting

 

  1. All participants will:
    1. Understand the basic anatomy and physiology of the vestibular system
    2. Describe the pathophysiology of common vestibular disorders
    3. List the most common diagnoses/causes of vestibular dysfunction in the acute and rehab setting
    4. Recognize the clinical presentation of common vestibular dysfunctions
    5. Identify peripheral, central and non-vestibular causes of dizziness

 

  1. Physical and occupational therapist will
    1. Correctly perform common vestibular/balance objective measures as part of the clinical exam
    2. Accurately assess and perform appropriate canalith repositioning maneuvers for the various forms of BPPV
    3. Select and develop appropriate treatments for individuals with vestibular dysfunction
    4. Identify red flags and understand when to refer for further diagnostic testing 

 

Schedule:

 

7:45 a.m.         Registration

8:00 a.m.         Anatomy/Physiology/Pathophysiogy of Vestibular Disorders

8:45 a.m.         Vestibular Disorders: Clinical Presentation of

a.       Peripheral

b.      Central

c.       Non-vestibular

10:00 a.m.       Break

10:15 a.m.       Evaluation and Treatment BPPV: Lecture

11:00 a.m.       Evaluation and Treatment BPPV: Lab

12:30 p.m.       Lunch

1:30 p.m.         Clinical Exam/Bedside Exam: Lecture

2:00 p.m.         Clinical Exam/Bedside Exam: Lab

2:45 p.m.         Break

3:00 p.m.         Vestibular and Balance Rehabilitation Treatment Strategies

4:00 p.m.         Case Studies

4:30 p.m.         Question and Answer

5:00 p.m.         Adjourn

 

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When & Where



Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital
3599 University Blvd. South
Assembly Room 1
Jacksonville, FL 32216

Saturday, June 11, 2011 from 7:45 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)


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Brooks Institute of Higher Learning

Brooks Post-professional Education Programs

 

Brooks Rehabilitation is a leader in post-professional clinical education for healthcare practitioners focused in the area of rehabilitation. This is demonstrated by its active involvement in providing residency and fellowship level training as well as through providing world class continuing education courses for all clinicians in the field of rehabilitation practice. Currently Brooks has four post-professional education programs including a multidisciplinary Geriatric Residency (includes residents from OT, Nursing, SLP, and PT), a PT Neurologic Residency, a PT Orthopaedic Residency, and an Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship.  Brooks Rehabilitation offers over 25 post-professional continuing courses each year that includes a wide variety of course offerings for multiple disciplines and a variety of specialty practice areas.  The speakers include both nationally renowned experts from around the country as well as nationally recognized clinical experts that currently practice within Brooks.  

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