Franklin, TN (PRWEB) September 30, 2011
This two-day physical therapy continuing education course intermediate level course provides the fundamentals for evaluating and treating vestibular dysfunction. A basic overview of vestibular function and anatomy as well as central nervous system interaction is provided. Hands-on laboratory sessions enhance the clinician’s ability to properly perform testing techniques for vestibular disorders. Quite often the "missing link" in the management of a clients complaints lies within the weakness of the vestibular system. A thorough understanding of underlying disorders assist the clinician in developing effective treatment and exercise programs to decrease symptoms and enhance balance and functional ability. Options and considerations for creating treatment plans and long-term care management strategies are thoroughly discussed.
The treatment ideas presented in this course can be applied to patients with vestibular disorders as well as to patients with limitations in balance or sensory integration. Clinicians will be able to immediately apply this information in the clinical setting.
This course is offers continuing education for physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants. An extensive laboratory component is designed to provide clinicians with skills required for the treatment of their balance and vestibular patients.
Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Continuing Education Course Dates
January 14-15, 2012 - Methodist Dallas Medical Center - Dallas, TX
January 28-29, 2012 - San Ramon Regional Medical Center - San Ramon, CA
February 11-12, 2012 - Holy Cross Hospital - Ft. Lauderdale, FL
March 24-25, 2012 - Huntington Hospital - Pasadena, CA
April 14-15, 2012 - Englewood Hospital & Medical Center - Englewood, NJ
April 28 - 29, 2012 - Vital Rehabilitation - Chicago, IL
September 15-16, 2012 - Adventist Rehab Hospital of Maryland - Rockville, MD
November 10-11, 2012 - Eden Medical Center - San Leandro, CA
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