Full course description
Vestibular Rehabilitation: An Advanced Course and Update is geared for clinicians (physical therapists, physicians, nurses and physician assistants) who have a basic knowledge of vestibular disorders. The program content will be at an advanced level and is designed to provide an update regarding the treatment of persons with balance/vestibular disorders and the underlying science. Some of the topics include central causes of dizziness (e.g. anxiety and migraine related dizziness), BPPV, concussion management, vestibular function testing, alternative therapies, pharmacotherapy, cervical dizziness, back to work and driving decisions and innovative therapies for person with vestibular disorders. Each of the speakers is an expert from one of several disciplines including physical therapy, neurology, otology, gerontology, psychology, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, bioengineering and neuroscience. There are scheduled question and answer periods following each session at which participants can ask the entire faculty questions.