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Introduction to vestibular rehabilitation in adults of all ages

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.

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Learning outcomes

  • Have a basic understanding of the anatomy of the peripheral and central vestibular systems
  • Assess an individual with vestibular dysfunction and be able to determine if they are appropriate for vestibular rehabilitation
  • Practice techniques for specifically diagnosing vestibular dysfunction in an individual with dizziness and balance problems
  • Have a sound understanding of the range of disorders that can impact the vestibular system
  • Develop a customised program of vestibular retraining exercises/rehabilitation based from an assessment, for an individual based with vestibular dysfunction and have a good understanding of exercise progression
  • Have a clear understanding of the causes of bilateral vestibular failure and how to assess and treat this condition
  • Competently assess and treat typical benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)

Prerequisites

  • This course is only available to qualified and AHPRA registered physiotherapists.

Presenters

Vanessa Simpson


Vanessa is a senior neurological and vestibular physiotherapist with over 15 years experience. She has extensive expertise across all areas of neurological physiotherapy including stroke, brain injury, vestibular rehabilitation, Multiple Sclerosis, spinal injury and Parkinson's disease. Vanessa originally graduated in New Zealand and has practiced across a range of settings within New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Vanessa has a special interest in vestibular rehabilitation. This includes specialist assessment and treatment of people with vertigo, dizziness and balance disorders related to problems in the inner ear and/or brain. She has completed internationally recognised competency based courses in vestibular rehabilitation and cervicogenic dizziness. Vanessa is passionate about helping her clients achieve their goals, enabling them to reach their full potential.

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Sat 29 - Sun 30
August
09:00AM - 05:00PM AEST
Suite 204 32 Delhi Road
North Ryde NSW 2113 View map
Price: Non Member: $1,235.00
APA Member: $852.00
Distance Discount: $797.00
Neurology group: $797.00
Registration closing date: 16 Aug 2020 Event status: Full CPD hours: 15.00 * Early bird prices close 4 weeks prior to the course start date
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Price: Non Member: $1,235.00
APA Member: $852.00
Distance Discount: $797.00
Neurology group: $797.00
Registration closing date: 16 Aug 2020 Event status: Full CPD hours: 15.00 * Early bird prices close 4 weeks prior to the course start date
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Presenters

Vanessa Simpson


Vanessa is a senior neurological and vestibular physiotherapist with over 15 years experience. She has extensive expertise across all areas of neurological physiotherapy including stroke, brain injury, vestibular rehabilitation, Multiple Sclerosis, spinal injury and Parkinson's disease. Vanessa originally graduated in New Zealand and has practiced across a range of settings within New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Vanessa has a special interest in vestibular rehabilitation. This includes specialist assessment and treatment of people with vertigo, dizziness and balance disorders related to problems in the inner ear and/or brain. She has completed internationally recognised competency based courses in vestibular rehabilitation and cervicogenic dizziness. Vanessa is passionate about helping her clients achieve their goals, enabling them to reach their full potential.


Learning outcomes
  • Have a basic understanding of the anatomy of the peripheral and central vestibular systems
  • Assess an individual with vestibular dysfunction and be able to determine if they are appropriate for vestibular rehabilitation
  • Practice techniques for specifically diagnosing vestibular dysfunction in an individual with dizziness and balance problems
  • Have a sound understanding of the range of disorders that can impact the vestibular system
  • Develop a customised program of vestibular retraining exercises/rehabilitation based from an assessment, for an individual based with vestibular dysfunction and have a good understanding of exercise progression
  • Have a clear understanding of the causes of bilateral vestibular failure and how to assess and treat this condition
  • Competently assess and treat typical benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)
Prerequisites

Prerequisites

  • This course is only available to qualified and AHPRA registered physiotherapists.
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