DescriptionSeeking to delineate your patient’s complaints of dizziness and/or vertigo and the relationship to balance and falls? Looking for a solid treatment and reassessment approach to improve outcomes? This lecture and lab-based class will review anatomy & physiology of involved structures, differential diagnosis and treatment for dizziness and vertigo, including an overview of vestibular rehabilitation. This course will assist you in clinical decision making regarding treating and referring.
Participants should wear comfortable clothing for the class labs.
Note: Class size is limited; register early!
Snow Dates: January 26-27, 2018
Occupational Therapists & Assistants; Physical Therapists & Assistants
- Identify the anatomy and pathophysiology of the vestibular system as it relates to orientation, dizziness, and balance dysfunction
- Differentiate the complaints of dizziness using patient history and bedside tests to determine whether to treat, refer, or treat plus refer
- Identify non-vestibular causes of dizziness and available treatment options
- Demonstrate skill related to Oculomotor and special vestibular bedside tests
- Demonstrate treatment paradigms related to vestibular/non-vestibular dysfunction
Near Capacity Differential Diagnosis & Treatment of Dizziness and Vertigo
1/19 8:30 AM–1/20 12:00 PM
The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 1.0 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.
10.000 NCBPTE Contact Hours
MAHEC, as part of the NCAHEC system, is a NCBPTE-approved provider of continuing competence for activities directly related to physical therapy. NCBPTE 10.00 contact hours.
10.250 NCBOT Contact Hours
Occupational Therapy: This educational activity has been preapproved by the NCBOT for 10.25 CCA points.
10.250 Contact Hours
MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 10.25 Contact Hours. Full attendance is required.