Title: Assessment and Treatment of the Dizzy Patient
Date: Saturday, September 18 and Sunday, September 19, 2021
Location: MossRehab, 60 Township Line Road, Elkins Park, PA 19027
Time: Saturday - 8:00 am to 5:45 pm; Sunday - 8:00 am to 2:30 pm
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What do you do when your patient is dizzy? This two day introductory course will instruct therapists on how to assess and treat the dizzy patient. Dizziness can have many sources and this course will give therapists the tools to complete a differential diagnosis, identify those patients whose dizziness can be treated by Physical Therapists and successfully treat those patients. Through lecture and lab practice the participants will learn how to apply and interpret various tests and measures and to perform treatment interventions. There will be an emphasis on three common sources of dizziness that are treated by therapist: cervicogenic, temporomandibular and vestibular.
Target Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this course the participants will be able to:
1. State three causes of dizziness in patients
2. Perform (3) clinical tests and measures to assess dizziness in patients
3. Describe the anatomy of the vestibular system and how it relates to dizziness
4. Describe the anatomy of the cervical spine and how it relates to dizziness
5. Describe the anatomy of the temporomandibular joint and how it relates to dizziness
6. Demonstrate (2) treatment interventions dizziness due to vestibular problems
7. Demonstrate (2) treatment interventions for dizziness due to cervical dysfunc tion.
Continuing Education Credits:
This program has been submitted for approval by the Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy and the New Jersey State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 13.25 contact hours. MossRehab is an approved provider of CEUs for Physical therapists and PTAs through the NY State Education Department.
MossRehab will take every precaution to ensure the safety of participants in this education event including social distancing and the requiring of mask use.
REGISTER EARLY - Due to need for social distancing there will be limited space for the live course event. Register early!
Registration Deadline is September 4, 2021.
Requirement for successful course completion: Satisfactory completion of the continuing education units consists of full attendance with monitored sign in and sign out forms and completion of a course feedback form that includes self assessment of learning outcomes.
Conflict of interest statement: Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing education activities sponsored by MossRehab are expected to disclose to the audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s).
Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be submitted to the MossRehab in writing. Please explain the circumstances of the cancellation in a fax or e-mail to ensure a timely response. Requests received 3 days or 72 hours prior to course start will result in a full refund. Requests received less than 3 days (72 hours) prior to the course start will result in a non-refundable administration processing fee of $50.00 or 50% of registration cost (whichever is less). No shows or cancellations within 24 hours of the course start will be ineligible for a refund. MossRehab will reimburse you the cost of the registration, if we have to cancel a course due to low enrollment, weather, or an emergency situation. We are not responsible for any other costs associated with attending a conference. If you are on the waiting list of a course and do not get in, we will not charge your credit card; if you paid by check we will send the check back to you. In the event that a course is rescheduled we will provide you the option of applying the tuition towards the rescheduled course in lieu of a full refund.
For more information contact Sheila Wallace by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 215-663-6457
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