Dates: October 17-19, 2014
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Course Type: Live Seminar | PTs Only
Presenter(s): Rob Landel, PT, DPT, OCS
Price: $595 for APTA Members | $695 for Nonmembers
CEUs: 2.0 CEUs or 20 contact hours
Description: This course is intended for physical therapists with experience managing patients with dizziness who wish to improve their skill in differential diagnosis, manual examination and treatment of those patients whose dizziness has a cervicogenic component. The emphasis of this course will be on evidence-based practice, acquiring examination and treatment skills in lab sessions, and testing for competency in these skills.
Participants should have a working knowledge of central and peripheral vestibular disorders and the ability to begin to differentiate their various presentations since this course will focus on the cervical aspects of dizzy complaints. Preassigned readings will familiarize the participant with the relevant literature, allowing the majority of time and emphasis to be on practicing motor skills.
The course begins on Friday evening with a discussion of the evidence regarding the existence and presentation of cervicogenic dizziness. Saturday morning will begin with a written examination. Lab sessions on Saturday and Sunday will allow practice of examination and intervention skills. Each day will conclude with a practical exam. Participants who pass all exams (>75% score) will receive a certificate of achievement. Therapists will be able to immediately apply acquired skills in the clinical setting.
Please visit SkillWorks’ website to register and for more information.
University of Pittsburgh, PA
Bridgeside Point, 100 Technology Dr
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-3130