Vestibular Rehabilitation Courses for Physiotherapists

Vestibular Rehabilitation Training New Zealand

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Introduction to Vestibular Rehabilitation

Learning outcomes   

  • Identify and treat posterior semicircular canal Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
  • Begin to identify and treat horizontal semicircular canal BPPV.
  • Identify what is not BPPV.
  • Assess and treat dizziness caused by central vestibular pathologies- Mild TBI
  • Identify and treat patients with vestibular dysfunction (loss) , including bilateral and unilateral vestibular dysfunction

Advanced Course

Learning outcomes

  • Revise the anatomy and physiology of the vestibular system
  • Increase confidence in treating BPPV affecting the anterior and horizontal semi-circular canals, with the ability to choose from a greater choice of new repositioning manoeuvres
  • Increase confidence & treatment ideas for TBI- identify visual issues and understand their importance. Identify patients who need specialist visual training and learn how to treat some visual issues as well as Cervico genic Dizziness
  • Increase confidence in determining the direction of nystagmus on assessment, what the possible diagnosis is and what your treatment options are
  • Better understand some of the commonly used diagnostic tests that are mentioned in the literature
  • Be better able to consider a diagnosis of Persistent Postural and Perceptual Dizziness (PPPD) and feel confident to use a range of treatment options

Tutors – Professional Bio

Carole Rogers and Anne Burston have specialised in Vestibular Rehabilitation clinically since 2000 and taught Vestibular Rehabilitation courses since 2006. 

They have presented at and attended numerous conferences nationally and internationally.

Anne is involved in a number of research projects with published work in Journal of Clinical Neuroscience.

For further information, queries and registration contact… 

Vestibular Rehabilitation New Zealand – Future Courses 2020