AAP EDUCATION

Level 1 Vestibular Course

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Specifically designed to assist physical therapists in private practice understand the importance of the vestibular system, vestibular anatomy, and how to assess and identify dysfunction in the vestibular apparatus. A specific focus is on understanding and treating BPPV.

This customised course will be presented by Neurological Specialist Physiotherapist Katrina WilliamsParticipants will learn how to assess and appropriately manage the most common presentation; benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. There will be sufficient time for supervised practice and case studies will be used throughout to demonstrate the clinical relevance of each section of information presented.

Course content

Priority areas covered will include;

  • Neuro-anatomy 
  • Pathophysiology of basic peripheral vestibular with a focus on recognising non-BPPV Episodic Vertigo for onward referral
  • Assessment strategies for the dizzy patient (case-based approach)
  • Oculomotor examination theory and practise 
  • BPPV physiology and pathology – signs and symptoms 
  • BPPV assessment strategies and observation competency & practise 
  • BPPV treatment strategy and competency & practise
  • Case-based treatment application

The course is heavily centred around practical, hands-on learning.

The Level 1 Vestibular course is specifically designed for the private practitioner wanting to incorporate the management of vestibular conditions into their clinical practice. As BPPV is the most common presentation seen in a musculoskeletal/sports practice, the identification, assessment and management of BPPV are a key focus of this course.

In addition to pre-course reading, course materials (eManual), educational videos of assessment and treatment techniques will be provided for continued learning after the course completion. Course certification for CPD provided.

An AAP Education Accredited course. AHPRA CPD 16 hours. AHPRA 16Hours

Event Date Fri 12 Aug, 2022
Event End Date Sat 13 Aug, 2022
Available place 11
Cut off date Mon 11 Jul, 2022
Location ECU Joondalup

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Price Available place
AAP Education Member $685.00 11