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Vestibular Rehabilitation Programme
Gain up-to-date, evidence-based, effective and safe strategies to assist your clients with dizziness, vertigo and imbalance

13-15 hours

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Bernard Tonks is a Certified Vestibular Rehabilitation Physiotherapist with vast lecturing experience on this topic

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Introduction

Vestibular rehabilitation is an effective, evidence-based approach for assessing and treating individuals experiencing vertigo, dizziness, motion sensitivity, compromised gaze stability and postural instability. The most common cause of vertigo arising from the vestibular system, Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) can be effectively treated, often with as little as one 10 minute procedure. Vestibular rehabilitation exercise programming is effective in managing the symptoms of unilateral and bilateral vestibular impairments. The role of vestibular rehabilitation in the management of Post Concussion Syndrome, as well as sensory integration dysfunctions, has also been growing rapidly. Rehabilitation practitioners are well suited to evaluating and implementing vestibular rehabilitation interventions and exercise based strategies in this diverse patient population.

Aims

Upon completion of these courses, participants will be confident in assessing and implementing basic, effective treatment interventions in individuals experiencing symptoms related to vestibular system dysfunctions.

Outline

This programme will cover the following topics:

  1. Introduction to Vestibular Rehabilitation
  2. Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
  3. Vestibular Pathologies
  4. Vestibular Assessment
  5. Vestibular Treatment
  6. Assignment Submission

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.

Practicalities

Hours of Learning - No deadlines are applied to this course and it can be started and completed in your own time according to your personal schedule. We expect the required elements to take around 13-15 hours depending on your schedule and learning style. Additionally there are many optional resources provided and if you choose to review these the course could take longer to complete.
Types of Activities - Reading Physiopedia pages, journal articles, book chapters. Watching videos. Attempting quizzes. Participating in an international discussion forum.
Certificates - At the end of the course, when you have completed all of the required elements, you will be able to download a certificate of completion and 13.1 Plus points will be added to your personalised learning dashboard.

Requirements to complete this course

In order to complete this programme of courses and receive a course completion certificate plus CEUs/CCUs/CPD points you will need to:

  1. Respect the Plus Community Culture.
  2. Log all the required learning activities as complete (represented by the orange icons!).
  3. Actively and appropriately participate in the course discussions.
  4. Complete each of the required courses
  5. Submit a written assignment that meets that passes the assessment criteria.
  6. Complete a course evaluation form.
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Fantastic course, super clear, well organized at the same time precise and detailed. I have enjoyed learning more about vestibular conditions and rehab. Thank you!
Marie Born
Physiotherapist
Australia

Online Course: Vestibular Rehabilitation Programme

Gain up-to-date, evidence-based, effective and safe strategies to assist your clients with dizziness, vertigo and imbalance

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Course instructor:

Bernard Tonks

Bernard Tonks is a Certified Vestibular Rehabilitation Physiotherapist with vast lecturing experience on this topic

13-15 hours
Duration
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Participants

Summarising the latest research & evidence

Trusted by over - clinicians

Learn anytime, anywhere, on any device

Accredited certificate of completion

Introduction

Vestibular rehabilitation is an effective, evidence-based approach for assessing and treating individuals experiencing vertigo, dizziness, motion sensitivity, compromised gaze stability and postural instability. The most common cause of vertigo arising from the vestibular system, Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) can be effectively treated, often with as little as one 10 minute procedure. Vestibular rehabilitation exercise programming is effective in managing the symptoms of unilateral and bilateral vestibular impairments. The role of vestibular rehabilitation in the management of Post Concussion Syndrome, as well as sensory integration dysfunctions, has also been growing rapidly. Rehabilitation practitioners are well suited to evaluating and implementing vestibular rehabilitation interventions and exercise based strategies in this diverse patient population.

Aims

Upon completion of these courses, participants will be confident in assessing and implementing basic, effective treatment interventions in individuals experiencing symptoms related to vestibular system dysfunctions.

Outline

This programme will cover the following topics:

  1. Introduction to Vestibular Rehabilitation
  2. Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
  3. Vestibular Pathologies
  4. Vestibular Assessment
  5. Vestibular Treatment
  6. Assignment Submission

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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