Twice a year, Rope Neuro Rehabilitation run a two day Introduction to Vestibular Rehabilitation Course.

This course if for physiotherapists interested in learning about the vestibular system, vestibular assessment and treatment. It is a good mix of theory and practical application.

Vestibular Rehabilitation- An Introductory Course: Content

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Vestibular System
  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional vertigo- Theory and practical sessions on assessment and treatment techniques
  • Central Nervous System problems- examination and treatment
  • Unilateral and bilateral vestibular dysfunction- pathology, assessment and treatment
  • Other causes of vestibular problems
  • Assessment and outcome measure tools for dizziness and Balance
  • Case studies

Learning objectives are based around

  • To gain knowledge and understanding of the vestibular system anatomy and physiology.
  • To gain knowledge and confidence in assessment and treatment of BPPV
  • To gain knowledge and confidence in assessment and treatment of vestibular dysfunction
  • To gain an overview of the other conditions such as central vestibular impairment, breathing pattern disorders and cervicogenic dizziness, how they can cause dizziness and appropriate management.
  • To have an introduction to formal vestibular testing equipment.
  • To have the knowledge and resources to know when to refer on to a more appropriate Health Care Professional such as ENT.

Following the course you will be able to complete vestibular assessments and make appropriate treatment choices and know when onward referral is required.

Within the course there is adequate time allocated so that you are able to practice the practical assessment and treatment choices.

Testimonials from previous attendees:

Please contact us to register your interest in being on the next course being run.

We are available to provide in-service training/educational talks to individuals or groups by request.

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