This hands-on course is designed to bridge the gap between evaluation and treatment of adult patients with balance disorders associated with vestibular dysfunction. A structured method of examination involving the components of movement and mobility will be presented in conjunction with treatment paradigms specific to the diagnosis and impairments. Functional testing procedures and evidenced-based treatment techniques will be demonstrated and reinforced with hands on practice time to allow for integration of the material. All course materials have been carefully designed to serve as a life long resource in the clinic.

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Course Dates & Locations

  • Oct 8, 2022 – Oct 9, 2022

    1201 S. Clearview Pkwy, New Orleans - Jefferson, LA 70121

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    Ochsner Therapy and Wellness
    1201 S. Clearview Pkwy, New Orleans - Jefferson, LA 70121

    Course Location
    Ochsner Therapy and Wellness, Elmwood Clinic
    1201 S. Clearview Pkwy
    Jefferson, LA 70121

    Building Name
    Sports Medicine building B
    Gym A, 1st Floor

    Parking
    Free parking located in the parking garage attached to Building B

    Ochsner Therapy and Wellness Clinic is located on the Ochsner Medical Center Elmwood campus. From I-10, take the Clearview Pkwy south (toward the Huey P Long Bridge). U-turn at a stoplight just past the campus (the campus will be on your left). Return to the campus and turn right onto the campus. Building B and the parking garage will be on your left.

    Nearby Accommodations
    Courtyard by Marriott New Orleans Metairie
    2 Galleria Blvd
    Metairie, LA, 70001
    Tel: (504) 838-3800

    Residence Inn by Marriott New Orleans Elmwood
    1080 Elmwood Park Boulevard
    Harahan, LA, 70123
    Tel: (504) 619-9889

    TownePlace Suites by Marriott Metairie New Orleans
    5424 Citrus Blvd
    Harahan, LA, 70123
    Tel: (504) 818-2400

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels.
    Please visit the hotel chain website for “Best Rates”

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  • Oct 22, 2022 – Oct 23, 2022

    7101 Jahnke Road, Richmond, VA 23225

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    Chippenham Medical Center
    7101 Jahnke Road, Richmond, VA 23225

    Course Location

    Chippenham Medical Center
    Kraus Auditorium
    7101 Jahnke Road
    Richmond , VA 23225
    http://hcavirginia.com/locations/chippenham-hospital/


    Course Location: The course will take place in the Kraus Auditorium on the campus of CJW Medical Center – Chippenham Hospital Campus. Note: The Kraus Auditorium has recently changed locations. The new Kraus Auditorium is located on the 2nd floor of the Levinson Heart Hospital. After parking in the Parking Deck across the street from Levinson Heart Hospital, enter the Emergency Room Entrance across the street from the parking deck. Once inside, veer toward the right into the Levinson Heart Hospital Lobby. You will see 2 elevators in the lobby. Please take the elevators to the 2nd floor. When you exit the elevators, veer to the left down a short hallway, then turn right at the first hallway and Kraus Auditorium will be on your left.


    Parking: Free parking is available in the parking deck across the street from the Levinson Heart Hospital entrance and the Emergency Room. Please park in the UPPER LEVELS of the deck as the lower levels are for the Emergency Department and Visitors.

    Area Accommodations
    Sheraton Hotel - 804-323-1144
    9901 Midlothian Tpke, Richmond, VA
    (3.00 miles away)

    Hyatt Place - (804) 560-1566
    201 Arboretum Pl, Richmond, VA 23236
    (3.00 miles away)

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels.
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  • Nov 5, 2022 – Nov 6, 2022

    5655 First Boulevard, Nashville - Hermitage, TN 37076

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    Summit Medical Center
    5655 First Boulevard, Nashville - Hermitage, TN 37076

    Course Location
    Summit Medical Center
    5655 First Boulevard
    Hermitage, TN 37076
    1st Floor Conf. Rm - Follow Signs
    (615) 316-3000 - www.summitmedctr.com

    Nearby Hotels
    Country Inns & Suites - 615-277-1099
    3423 Percy Priest Dr - 37076
    (2.5 miles away)

    Hilton Garden Inn - (615) 884-0088
    412 Royal Parkway - 37214
    (6.0 miles away)

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels.
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  • Dec 3, 2022 – Dec 4, 2022

    10301 Jeffreys Street, Las Vegas - Henderson, NV 89052

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    Encompass Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson
    10301 Jeffreys Street, Las Vegas - Henderson, NV 89052

    Course Location
    Encompass Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson
    10301 Jeffreys Street
    Henderson, NV 89052
    http://www.hendersonrehabhospital.com/

    Area Accommodations
    Green Valley Ranch Resort
    2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy
    Henderson, NV
    (702) 617.7777
    (2.25 miles away)
    www.greenvalleyranchresort.com

    Wingate by Wyndham
    3041 Saint Rose Parkway
    Henderson, NV 89052
    (702) 568-0027
    (0.15 miles away)

    Hampton Inn & Suites Las Vegas South
    3245 Saint Rose Parkway
    Henderson, NV 89052
    (702) 385-2200
    (1.0 miles away)

    Homewood Suites—Henderson S
    10450 South Eastern Avenue
    Henderson, NV 89052
    (702) 450-1045
    (1.0 mile away)

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels.
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Educational Credit

A certificate of attendance for 15 Contact Hourswill be awarded to each participant. All Therapy Network Seminars are pre‐approved for CEUs in the state where the course is conducted when required for PT, OT, ATs & Assistants.

Therapy Network, Inc. (BOC AP#: P2563) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. Our seminars are eligible for a maximum of 15 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

AOTA Approved Provider of Continuing Education # 3073 Category 1 Domain of OT. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsements of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA

Audience

This course is intended for PTs, PTAs, OTs, OTAs and ATs

NOTE: Nothing in this course is to enable or permit the learner to apply techniques outside of the scope of practice in their individual state and discipline.

Objectives

  • Identify anatomy and pathophysiology as it relates to balance control
  • Describe the factors that make the older adult more prone to falls
  • Differentiate the patient report of dizziness into one of three possible etiologies: vestibular dysfunction, disequilibrium, or non-vestibular dysfunction
  • Identify non-vestibular causes for dizziness and possible treatment options
  • Demonstrate skill in the use of the (1) special vestibular tests, (2) motion sensitivity tests and (3) standardized balance and mobility tests presented in this seminar
  • Perform a detailed subjective/objective evaluation of the patient who presents with balance dysfunction or dizziness

Participants Comments

  • “Has helped me immensely in connecting the dots in my 13 year VRT career.”
  • “One of the best courses I have been to - very informative, applicable, -great presentation, sense of humor”
  • “Both the humor and knowledge made a confusing topic more easily understood.”
  • “One of the better vestibular courses I have attended”

Schedule

  • Day 1

    8:00 Registration & Continental Breakfast
    8:30 Orientation and Balance Systems
    Dizziness Defined
    Need to Know Anatomy & Physiology
    - Oculomotor
    - Proprioceptive
    - Auditory
    - Cognitive
    - Peripheral and Central Vestibular
    10:00 BREAK
    10:15 Oculomotor Assessment, Gaze Stabilization & Nystagmus (Lab & Case Scenarios)
    12:00 LUNCH - ON YOUR OWN
    1:00 Vestibular and Neurological Dysfunction
    Peripheral & Vestibular System
    Non-Vestibular Sources of Imbalance & Dizziness
    2:30 EVALUATION - Medical
    3:00 BREAK
    3:15 EVALUATION Cont.
    - Therapy (Instruction & Lab)
    - Cervical Spine Assessment and Pre-screening
    - Positional Testing (for Particulate Matter)
    - Sensation Testing
    - Posture and Balance Assessment
    - Non-particulate Vestibular Tests
    - Standardized Balance and Vestibular Screens & Tests
    5:30 Q/A , Adjourn
  • Day 2

    8:00 Peripheral Vestibular System Anatomy & Pathophysiology
    - Diagnostic Algorithm & Case Scenarios
    9:30 TREATMENT - Medical and Surgical
    10:00 BREAK
    10:15 TREATMENT (Lecture and Lab)
    - Vestibular and Neurological Rehabilitation
    - Canalith Repositioning Techniques
    12:00 LUNCH - ON YOUR OWN
    1:00 TREATMENT (Lecture and Lab
    - Vestibular and Neurological Rehabilitation
    - Adaptation - Substitution - Habituation
    2:30 BREAK
    3:00 TREATMEMT (Lecture and Lab)
    - Special Cases
    - Concussion Related Dizziness & Disequilibrium
    - Cervicogenic Dizziness
    4:00 Treatment Algorithm and Case Studies
    4:45 Suggested Tools to Have in the Clinic
    5:00 Q/A, Adjourn

Cancellation Policy

Registration fee less a $75 administrative charge is refundable if cancellation received 14 days prior to program date. No refunds will be given after that time. Therapy Network, Inc. reserves the right to cancel a seminar and will refund in full the registration fee only. TNI is NOT responsible for registrants nonrefundable airfare, accommodations or fees.