3/14-3/16 Vestibular Rehabilitation: Theory, Evidence and Practical Application

$ 900.00

Early Bird Pricing ends December 6. Regular Price = $1000

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Course Description: Back by popular demand, this course will provide clinicians with the foundational information needed to efficiently evaluate and effectively treat patients with peripheral and central vestibular disorders and with intermediate level clinical decision making skills.  Emphasis will be placed on evidence based practice and understanding the physiologic rationale for therapeutic interventions.  This will enhance the clinician’s ability to evaluate the appropriateness and effectiveness of therapeutic interventions for common vestibular disorders. The course will consists of a combination of lectures, demonstrations with patient videotapes, and patient problem-solving sessions.

Location: Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, 355 E Erie St., Chicago, IL 60611

Successful completion: Participants will complete 5 hours of self study activities in advance of this three day course (earning 21.75 contact hours + 5.0 contact hours.)  These self-study activities for the course will consist of readings and an exercise to better understand content necessary to the fundamentals of the course. Participants will fill out an assessment of this material prior to the live course. During the on-site portion of the course, participants must sign in and complete an online evaluation.  

Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: 

  1. Describe the normal anatomy and physiology of the vestibular system.
  2. Discuss the pathophysiology of common vestibular disorders.
  3. Demonstrate an examination and interpret the findings to determine the diagnosis of common vestibular disorders.
  4. Develop, implement and progress an intervention program based on examination findings and knowledge of the vestibular system.

    Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Athletic Trainers

     Here's what some past participants had to say: 

    "I appreciate Janet Helminski's work and will try to attend any course she is delivering."

    "Fantastic course. I would like Janet to teach me about everything PT related. She is brilliant, yet can communicate clearly which can be difficult for those who are so fantastic at what they do! Yeah, Janet!" 


    Physical Therapy

    This course has been approved by the Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 26.5 Contact Hours (5.0 Self-Study, 21.5 Live Hours).

    The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education. This three-day course has been approved for 26.50 Contact Hours (5.0 Hours Self-Study 21.5 Live).

    Occupational Therapy

    The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association to offer continuing education in occupational therapy. This intermediate level program awards occupational therapists 2.175 CEUs or 21.75 contact hours + 5.0 Self study hours for a total of 26.75 contact hours. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. AOTA Classification Code: Category 2; Occupational Therapy Process

    Athletic Training

    The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab BOC Approved Provider Number: P794 is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 21.75 live + 5 self study Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program. According to the education levels described by the PDC, this continuing education course is considered to be Advanced Level.


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