Intro To Vestibular Rehabilitation in Adults of All Ages

Course: An Introduction To Vestibular Rehabilitation in Adults of All Ages

This course is appropriate for qualified physiotherapists only
*

Vestibular rehabilitation has evolved as a specialist area of clinical practice in rehabilitation as our understanding and awareness of the debilitating sequelae of dizziness and vestibular impairments increases.  This course aims to provide an overview of vestibular anatomy and introduce clinicians to the assessment and treatment of individuals with vestibular dysfunction resulting in activity limitations and participation restrictions.

Presenters: Katrina Williams, FACP, Specialist Neurological Physiotherapist and Dr Ann Rahmann, APA Gerontological Physiotherapist


Dates:
10 - 11 March 2018


Times: Days 1 - 2: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Welcome and registration at 8:45 am

Registrations close:  25 February 2018

Learning Outcomes
At the completion of the course, participants

1. Understand a theoretical model for postural control and be aware how different disease states may impact upon postural stability.
2. Understand the structure and function of the vestibular system.
3. Undertake a routine subjective and objective clinical vestibular physiotherapy assessment and be able to identify red flags.

4. Assess and treat horizontal and posterior canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.

5. Identify differences in presentation of vestibular problems across the adult lifespan.
6. Design and implement a suitable rehabilitation programme for someone with vestibular dysfunction.
7. Progress a client through a customised rehabilitation programme.

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*If unsure about suitability, please email pd@physiotherapy.asn.au

10/03/2018 - 11/03/2018
ACU Campus
Banyo, QLD

Program


Saturday, 10 March 2018

 
NNG/GPA/Rural $646.00
APA 701.00
Non-APA $1052.00
10/03/2018 9:00 AM - 11/03/2018 5:00 PM
10/03/2018 9:00 AM

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