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The Ultimate Guide to Treating Dizziness, Vertigo, and Vestibular Disorders: End Years of Dizziness and Vertigo in as Little as One Session
The Ultimate Guide to Treating Dizziness, Vertigo, and Vestibular Disorders: End Years of Dizziness and Vertigo in as Little as One Session

Where:   RICHMOND, VA

When:  Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Course Description:

Whether you want to treat the root cause of dizziness faster, enhance your clinic’s services for vestibular patients, or add personal value within a large organization, this program will get you where you want to go.

Created by one of the most trusted names in vestibular rehabilitation, The Ultimate Guide to Treating Dizziness, Vertigo, and Vestibular Disorders will teach you today’s top strategies for efficiently evaluating and resolving many common diagnoses. And the results are incredible. Clinicians have seen countless patients – from sedentary retirees to high-level athletes – rediscover the joys of dizziness-free living using the interventions you’ll learn in this program.

Join Dr. Jamie Miner as she shares a proven framework for rehabilitation that combines today’s best practices with over 25 years of experience helping patients overcome vestibular disorders in hospitals, rehab centers, home health settings, SNFs, and outpatient facilities..

If’ you’re chasing symptoms without getting to the “why” of your patient’s impairment, you’re losing time, money and referrals. This course is your path to delivering results for your patients.
Objectives:

  1. Discuss the latest advances in vestibular rehabilitation and their implications for rehab.
  2. Demonstrate a comprehensive assessment, identifying and differentiating root causes of dizziness, vertigo, and vestibular disorders.
  3. Integrate the most effective interventions available for reducing dizziness, vertigo, and vestibular disorders.
  4. Combine multiple approaches for better outcomes, including balance training, vestibular rehabilitation, gaze stabilization, targeted exercises and more.
  5. Design effective, innovative plans of care for a wide range of diagnoses.
  6. Apply the assessments and interventions discussed in this seminar to a series of interactive case scenarios.
OUTLINE

HOT TOPICS AND INNOVATIONS
  • How cutting edge research is helping patients cross the finish line
HANDS-ON LAB: UPGRADE YOUR ASSESSMENT AND CLINICAL REASONING SKILLS
  • Get to the root causes of impairments faster with today’s best tests and evaluations for:
    • Dizziness
    • Neck pain
    • Lightheadedness
    • Sleeplessness
    • Gait disturbances
    • Visual hallucinations
    • Drop attacks
    • Double vision
    • Oscillopsia
    • Tinnitus
    • Motion sensitivity
    • Gaze stability
    • Balance
HANDS-ON LAB: REVOLUTIONIZE YOUR REHAB TOOLBOX
  • Practice effective techniques you can use immediately to:
    • End years of vertigo and dizziness in as little as one session
    • Significantly improve functional mobility
    • Manage concussion more effectively
    • Return athletes to sport faster
    • Prevent falls
    • Improve balance and gait
    • Restore gaze stability and focus
    • Reduce migraines, neck pain, nausea, anxiety, and other related symptoms
HANDS-ON LAB: COMBINE TECHNIQUES MORE EFFECTIVELY FOR BETTER OUTCOMES
  • Practice integrating:
    • Epley maneuver and variations
    • Head thrust technique
    • Brandt-daroff exercises
    • Roll technique
    • BBQ roll
    • Liberatory maneuver
    • Ocular motor assessment
    • Vestibular ocular reflex/gaze stabilization
    • Saccade exercises
    • Optokinetic treatments
    • Subjective visual vertical assessment
    • Progressive advancement of visual motion
    • Treatment for exertional intolerance
    • Smooth pursuit neck torsion test
    • Joint mobility for cervicogenic dizziness
HANDS-ON LAB: DESIGN ADVANCED, INNOVATIVE PLANS OF CARE FOR YOUR PATIENTS
  • Practice developing comprehensive treatment strategies for specific impairments, including:
    • Cervicogenic dizziness
    • Concussion
    • Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)
    • Vestibular hypofunction
    • Vestibular neuronitis
    • Vestibular migraine
    • Labyrinthitis
    • Meniere’s disease
    • Endolymphatic hydrops
    • Acoustic neuroma
CASE STUDIES: PUT KNOWLEDGE TO PRACTICE
  • Case study 1: Conduct a comprehensive assessment and differentially diagnose the correct impairment
  • Case study 2: Problem solve a complex case of cervicogenic dizziness and develop an effective treatment plan
  • Case study 3: Navigate pharmacological side effects and comorbidities
  • Case study 4: Measure patient outcomes using Dynamic Gait Index, Functional Gait Assessment, and other tools
  • Case study 5: Overcome barriers to effective strategy implementation
DON’T LEVE MONEY ON THE TABLE!
  • Coding and billing updates
  • Justify therapy with the right progress measures
  • Avoid denials and audits with these tips
Target Audience

  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Audiologists
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Therapy Directors
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurses
What to Bring:
  • Lab-appropriate clothing

JAMIE MINER, PT, DPT, GCS

Jamie Miner, PT, DPT, CGS, is an expert with over 25 years of experience treating patients in hospitals, rehab centers, home health, and other practice settings.

Dr. Miner travels nationally to present seminars on spinal and vestibular rehabilitation, and she is known for her dynamic, hands-on teaching style. Over the years, she has maintained a busy outpatient clinical practice, she currently provides therapy services to older adults in several skilled nursing facilities. A Geriatric Certified Specialist through the APTA, she serves as an adjunct professor and clinical instructor at Shenandoah University’s DPT program.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Jamie Miner has an employment relationship with Rehabcare, Galloway Ridge Facility. She is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Shenandoah University. Ms. Miner receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Jamie Miner has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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Athletic Trainers
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PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. This program has been approved for a maximum of 6.25 hours of Category A continuing education.


Audiologists
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This course is offered for .6 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

** Please note that Audiologists must complete the post-test and evaluation within two weeks of attending the live event if they would like their participation submitted to the ASHA CE Registry. Detailed instructions will be provided the day of the program under the Handouts section of the online program.


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Nurses in full attendance will earn 6.3 contact hours. Partial contact hours will be awarded for partial attendance.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants
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PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs in the Category of Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process. Partial credit will be issued for partial attendance. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
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Virginia Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants - Credit Available Until: 4/7/2020
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