Translating evidence into practice, the learner will discover the four key components of successful vestibular rehabilitation programming. This course will explore assessment tools and clinical applications of vestibular rehabilitation techniques through video demonstrations and case studies.
Course created on January 29, 2019
Course Type: Video
CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.2 Intermediate, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention; CE Broker/2.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC); IACET/0.2; NBCOT/2.5 Intermediate, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss vestibular hypofunction, central, and cervicogenic dizziness clinical presentation.
- After this course, participants will be able to define the four components of a vestibular rehabilitation program and assessment tools for each.
- After this course, participants will be able to apply vestibular rehabilitation treatment techniques and progressions in each of the four areas of vestibular rehabilitation.
|5-30 Minutes||Review peripheral and central vestibular components; Introduce vestibular hypofunction and Clinical Practice Guidelines (2016); Introduce central and cervicogenic dizziness|
|30-60 Minutes||Introduce and define the four components of vestibular rehabilitation program; Discuss assessment tools to determine limitations in each area|
|60-100 Minutes||Discuss four treatment areas and progression techniques, incorporating findings from functional assessments into treatment.|
|100-115 Minutes||Review case studies to integrate material into clinical practice.|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Colleen Sleik, PT, DPT, OCS, NCS
Colleen Sleik, PT, DPT, OCS, NCS, is a licensed physical therapist, specializing in the treatment of patients with vestibular disorders when other forms of medical management have failed. Dr. Sleik works a vestibular specialist at Bellin Health Care Rehab Services where more than 90% of her caseload consists of patients with vestibular and balance disorders. Dr. Sleik graduated from The College of St. Catherine with a Master’s in physical therapy. She earned a transitional Doctor of physical therapy degree through The University of St. Augustine, Florida, and completed the Competency-Based Vestibular Rehabilitation course through Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She began teaching continuing education courses in vestibular rehabilitation with the purpose of improving the quality of patient care by improving clinicians’ understanding of vestibular assessment and evidence-based, innovative treatment techniques.
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