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