A 2-day course, “Vestibular Rehabilitation: Evaluation and Management of Individuals with Dizziness and Balance Disorders,” will take place at April 2-3 at Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw, NY.
Presented by Richard Clendaniel, PT, PhD, the course is designed for physical and occupational therapists and therapist assistants, and will focus on the assessment and treatment of patients with vertigo and disequilibrium from vestibular causes
Among the topics covered during the course will be the assessment and treatment of unilateral and bilateral vestibular hypofunction, benign paroxysmal positioning vertigo, central vestibular disorders and multisensory dizziness, according to a media release from Helen Hayes Hospital.
Clendaniel is an assistant professor in the Department of Community & Family Medicine, Doctor of Physical Therapy Division at Duke University Medical Center. Prior to joining the faculty at Duke, he was director of the Vestibular Rehabilitation Program at John Hopkins University School of Medicine. His primary research is in the normal function of the vestibular system and the plasticity of the vestibular system following injury, the release explains.
Attendees will have the opportunity to earn 1.3 CEUs.
For more information about the course, visit Education Resources Inc.
[Source: Helen Hayes Hospital]