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Course 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Payment is accepted in the form of cash or check prior to or at the time of course registration.
Please make checks payable to: Elmhurst Hospital
Attn: Bridget McLemore, Director Rehabilitation Services
155 E Brush Hill Road
Elmhurst, IL 60126
CEUs: 16.5 CEUs
This course has been approved for 16.5 continuing education hours for physical therapy
practitioners. Edward-Elmhurst Health System is an approved sponsor of continuing education through the Illinois Department of Financial and Federal Regulation.
This course assists the practitioner in developing skilled assessment and management techniques for various categories of dysfunction including peripheral vestibular, migraine, and other central nervous system disorders. This is achieved through:
- A discussion of the anatomy and physiology of movement perception and equilibrium
- A review of diagnostic tests and their interpretation related to differential diagnosis
- A presentation of current management techniques for Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)
- Lab practice for skill application and selection of appropriate repositioning maneuvers
- An outline of the components of a comprehensive multidimensional assessment and intervention program
- An update on the most current literature supporting intervention and effectiveness
- A review of case studies so the learner may synthesize and integrate course material into clinical decision - making
Laura Morris, PT, NCS
Laura Morris, PT, NCS is part of a multi-disciplinary team that specializes in mild traumatic brain injury and vestibular disorders in Elmhurst, IL, outside of Chicago. She also lectures in continuing education courses throughout the country and abroad. She teaches within the Emory Vestibular Rehabilitation Competency-based Course annually. She is the Director of Communications for the APTA Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy. Her areas of interest include managing those with complex vestibular disorders, brain injury, migraine and anxiety-related dizziness.