This evidence-based course will focus on the assessment and treatment of patients with vertigo and dysequalibrium from unusual vestibular causes.
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This course is part of Advanced Vestibular Rehabilitation Online Series
This evidence-based course will focus on the assessment and treatment of patients with vertigo and dysequalibrium from unusual vestibular causes. Course participants will distinguish among causes of dizziness such as Concussion, Chronic Subjective Dizziness (Persistent Postural Perceptual Dizziness), Anxiety, Superior Canal Dehiscence, Fistula, Migraine, and Meniere’s disease. Course participants will be able to design and modify treatment programs based on the nature of the cause of dizziness in this patient population.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Discuss the pathophysiology of concussion and the common symptoms associated with concussion.
2. Describe the characteristics of Physiologic Post-Concussion Disorder, Vestibulo-ocular Post-Concussion Disorder, and Cervicogenic Post-Concussion Disorder.
3. Describe the parameters of the Buffalo Concussion Treadmill Test and the aerobic exercise program based on the treadmill test results.
4. Design a treatment regimen for patients with Vestibulo-ocular PCD, and Cervicogenic PCD.
5. Identify the criteria for diagnosis of Migraine Associated Dizziness.
6. Identify Chronic Subjective Dizziness (Persistent Postural Perceptual Dizziness) and describe the three arms of treatment for CSD.
7. Discuss the physiologic and imaging test results in patients with CSD.
Richard Clendaniel, PT, Ph.D, renowned clinical expert and instructor in vestibular rehabilitation is an assistant professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Division, Duke University Medical Center. He received his MS in Physical Therapy from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He was a clinician and faculty member at UAB for several years before receiving his
Ph.D. in Behavioral Neuroscience (Department of Psychology) from UAB. He completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in neuro-otology with Susan Herdman, Ph.D., PT. He was previously on the faculty at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, where he was director of the Vestibular Rehabilitation Program and was recently appointed to the Medical Advisory Board for the Vestibular Disorders Association (VEDA). He maintains an active practice evaluating and treating patients with vestibular disorders and dizziness. His primary research interests are in the normal function of the vestibular system and the plasticity of the vestibular following injury.
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