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Therapeutic Management of Children with Vestibular Dysfunction (2 contact hours) (#621)

Course Level:  Advanced

Item Number:  621

Hours:  2

Price:  $22.00

Email Price:  $17.00

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Mail format of course material is in a 8 1/2" x 11" booklet.

 

Description

Vestibular dysfunction is an often-overlooked issue for children that can significantly affect how well they respond to therapy, as well as their overall well-being and development. This course for occupational therapy and physical therapy professionals is based on the chapter Physical Therapy Management of Children with Vestibular Dysfunction in Vestibular Rehabilitation (Fourth Edition), one of the most up-to-date, critical reference sources in this area. The concepts presented here will be useful to any therapist working within pediatric populations. The course is especially useful for therapists who encounter children with prematurity, developmental delays, learning disabilities, physical or hearing disabilities, brain injuries, coordination problems, or common childhood problems such as otitis media or migraine. This course includes a comprehensive list of important references for therapists to further enrich their understanding.---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------COURSE OBJECTIVES----After successfully completing this continuing education course, the learner should be able to: Identify common diagnoses and etiology of vestibular dysfunction in children Recognize possible causes of vertigo in children and how it presents Identify various vestibular-related impairments in children Be familiar with assessment tools for problems associated with pediatric vestibular dysfunction Describe the elements that make up postural control in children Apply sensory, motor, and postural control screening for children as they relate to normal or dysfunctional vestibular responses Discuss the development of various components of postural control and balance Recognize when to refer children for comprehensive vestibular testing Apply special considerations and modifications for treatment of vestibular dysfunction in pediatric patients based on cognitive level and interest, with consideration of caregiver Identify and apply exercise-related treatment techniques for patients that address: o Eye-hand coordination o General coordination o Visual-motor training o Balance training

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Course(s) are mailed within 2 business days by first class, priority mail USPS, or UPS (overnight delivery is also available). ALLOW 5-7 BUSINESS DAYS FOR DELIVERY. You may submit exam by mail or fax. Exam will be graded within 2 business days and a certificate of completion issued next day. Faxed copy of certificate available if you are pressed for time. You are automatically enrolled in the online testing program. YOU ARE NOT OBLIGATED TO TAKE THE EXAM ONLINE. YOU MAY SUBMIT THE PRINTED EXAM THAT IS ENCLOSED IN YOUR MAIL PACKET. INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED.

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Very informative information, good review as well as new information was shared
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