Vestibular and Oculomotor Assessment

Online Course: Vestibular and Oculomotor Assessment

Learn how to evaluate symptoms post-concussion

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Presented by:

Megyn Robertson

Megyn Robertson is a physiotherapy clinician with a special interest in Concussion

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Introduction

Concussions can directly impair vestibular and oculomotor function. Impairments in the vestibulo-ocular system commonly manifest as symptoms of dizziness and visual instability including blurred vision, diplopia, impaired eye movements, difficulty in reading and poor visual-based concentration. The Vestibular and Oculomotor Screening Assessment is a tool that can be used to evaluate symptoms post-concussion. This course will introduce you to this tool and provide insight into how to assess the various components of the vestibular and oculomotor systems.

Aims

This course aims to teach you how to assess the 5 domains of the Vestibular and Oculomotor Screen and how to interpret the scores.

Outline

This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Video
  2. Reading activity
  3. Quiz

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.

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