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THE NEURO-VESTIBULAR COMPLEX

Therapy Network Seminars


Format(s):   Live Seminars
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Athletic Training
Contact Hours:   15
Registration Fee:   $425


Objectives
COURSE OBJECTIVES Upon the conclusion of this course, the participant: 1. Identify anatomy and pathophysiology as it relates to balance control 2. Describe the factors that make the older adult more prone to falls 3. Differentiate the patient report of dizziness into one of three possible etiologies: vestibular dysfunction, disequilibrium, or non-vestibular dysfunction 4. Identify non-vestibular causes for dizziness and possible treatment options 5. Demonstrate skill in the use of the (1) special vestibular tests, (2) motion sensitivity tests and (3) standardized balance and mobility tests presented in this seminar 6. Perform a detailed subjective/objective evaluation of the patient who presents with balance dysfunction or dizziness

Target Audience
PT, OT, PTA, OTA, AT

Confirmation Notes
All on-line registrations will be sent a confirmation email with hotel information and any additional course information. Cancellation Policy POLICY: Registration fee less a $75 administrative charge is refundable if cancellation received 14 days prior to program date. No refunds will be given after that time. Therapy Network, Inc. reserves the right to cancel a seminar and will refund in full the registration fee only. TNI is NOT responsible for registrants non-refundable airfare, accommodations or fees. Educational Credit A certificate of attendance for 15 Contact Hours will be awarded to each participant. This course has been submitted to the State Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Boards in which the seminar is being held, if prior approval is required. BOC-NATA Board of Certification, Inc. Approved Provider # P-2563 AOTA Approved Provider of Continuing Education # 3073 The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsements of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA Accommodations: All on-line registrations will be sent a confirmation email with hotel information and any additional course information. Registration Confirmation Information: Registration Confirmation from RehabEdge.com will be emailed upon registration. Therapy Network Course Confirmation will be emailed upon receipt of tuition - Therapy Network Seminars

Agenda
SATURDAY 8:00 Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:30 Orientation and Balance Systems Visual and Oculomotor Systems Vestibular and Cervical Reflexes Postural Control Central Processing of the Vestibular System Vestibular Adaptation 9:15 Oculomotor Assessment, Gaze Stabilization, & Nystagmus (Hands on Lab) 10:00 BREAK 10:15 Vestibular and Neurological Dysfunction Peripheral Nervous System (BPPV) Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo Unilateral & Bilateral Vestibular Dysfunctions Vestibular Labyrinthitis & Vestibular Neuronitis Meniere’s Disease Eustachian Tube Dysfunction Otitis Media Acoustic Neuroma Dehiscence Syndrome Perilymph Fistula Mal De Debarquement Ototoxicity Central Nervous System Neurologic Disorders (stroke, cerebellar disorder ,brain injury, multiple sclerosis) Post-concussion Syndrome Non-Vestibular Sources of Imbalance & Dizziness Migraine Cervicogenic Dizziness Presyncopal Lightheadness Psychogenic Dizziness What Makes Older Adults Prone to Falling 12:00 LUNCH - ON YOUR OWN 1:00 EVALUATION Medical Audiogram Fistula Testing Imaging Evoked Potential Studies Rotational Chair Testing Computerized Dynamic Posturography Video Nystagmography (VNG) Therapy (Hands on Lab) Positional Testing (for Particulate Matter) Oculomotor and Gaze Stabilization Examination Clinical Rotating Chair Cervical Spine Assessment Sensation Testing Posture and Balance Assessment Non-particulate Vestibular Tests Standardized Balance & Vestibular Screens /Tests 3:00 BREAK 3:15 EVALUATION: (Hands on Lab) 5:30 Questions & Answers, Adjourn SUNDAY 7:45 Continental Breakfast 8:00 Diagnostic Algorithm and Case Studies Presentation 9:00 TREATMENT Pharmaceutical and Surgical Meniere’s Disease Specifics 9:45 BREAK 10:00 TREATMENT Vestibular and Neurological Rehabilitation (Hands on Lab) Canalith Repositioning Techniques Adaptation Substitution Habituation 12:00 LUNCH - ON YOUR OWN 1:00 TREATMENT Non-vestibular Rehabilitation (Hands on Lab) Management of High Fall Risk Patients 3:00 BREAK 3:15 Treatment Algorithm and Case Studies Analysis 4:45 Suggested Tools to Have in the Clinic 5:00 Questions & Answers, Adjourn

Description


Register 2 or more people and receive $50 off EACH registration!! (*not available to discount club members*) All registrations must be received within 72 hours to be eligible for the group discount** Call 866.392.3343 to register your group today!** Regular Registration Rate: $425

This hands-on course is designed to bridge the gap between evaluation and treatment of adult patients with balance disorders associated with vestibular dysfunction. A structured method of examination involving the components of movement and mobility will be presented in conjunction with treatment paradigms specific to the diagnosis and impairments. Functional testing procedures and evidenced-based treatment techniques will be demonstrated and reinforced with hands on practice time to allow for integration of the material. All course materials have been carefully designed to serve as a life long resource in the clinic.


PARTICIPANTS COMMENTS “Has helped me immensely in connecting the dots in my 13 year VRT career.” “One of the best courses I have been to - very informative, applicable, -great presentation, sense of humor” “John’s humor and knowledge made a confusing topic more easily understood.” “One of the better vestibular courses I have attended”


Dates and Locations
 
Register Address:   17809 Route 31; Unit 8, COLUMBUS (Marysville), Ohio
Location:   Memorial Hospital of Union County; Sports Medicin
Dates:   10-11-2014 - 10-12-2014
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Register Address:   7101 Jahnke Road, RICHMOND, Virginia
Location:   Chippenham Medical Center
Dates:   11-08-2014 - 11-09-2014
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