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VESTIBULAR REHABILITATION CERTIFICATE

BASIC & ADVANCED LEVEL 

 

Dizziness and Balance Rehabilitation Clinic

DIZZINESS AND BALANCE REHABILITATION CLINIC

THE DIZZINESS AND BALANCE REHABILITATION CLINIC IS DEDICATED TO PROVIDING COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT AND IMPLEMENTING EFFECTIVE TREATMENT STRATEGIES IN INDIVIDUALS WITH DIZZINESS, VERTIGO AND BALANCE DISORDERS. CONTINUING EDUCATION IS PROVIDED TO HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS ON A REGULAR BASIS THROUGH OUR COURSES AND SEMINARS.

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Tutor:

BERNARD TONKS

BSCPT FCAMPT

Bernard is a Physiotherapist (University of Toronto) who has been assessing and treating orthopaedic and neurological clients for over 30 years. He has worked in both the public and private sectors and since 1993, exclusively in the private sector, both in British Columbia and Ontario. In 1997, he became a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapists. He has completed numerous courses in orthopaedics as well as vestibular rehabilitation and in 2001, completed a competency based, certification course in vestibular rehabilitation. He has been assessing and treating clients with vestibular dysfunctions since 1995. He is the founder of the Dizziness and Balance Rehab Clinic.

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The session of Dr. Bernard Tonks During The Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia event ( 28:58 - 59:32 )

Comprehensive evidence based introductory course

Course Content:

- General anatomy of the vestibular system.

- Pathophysiology of vestibular disorders.

  • Etiology.

  • Signs & symptoms of unilateral vestibular lesions (UVL), bilateral vestibular lesions (BVL), and benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV).

- Differential diagnosis of the dizzy patient.

  • Cervicogenic dizziness.

  • Whiplash & the dizzy patient.

  • VR and concussion.

- Critical Elements of the clinical examination:

  • Oculomotor exam.

  • Motion sensitivity testing.

  • Balance and gait assessment.

- BPPV assessment and treatment.

- Treatment of UVL and BVL

- Case studies and practical time, lots of video

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Advanced Vestibular Rehab course

This one day course is appropriate for therapists who have taken an introductory course and either have not had the opportunity to implement their knowledge extensively or would like to review and enhance their skills.

Course Content:

A review of the assessment and treatment of BPPV, UVL and BVL clients. Lecture and practical sessions

  • ​Pathophysiology of selected otologic and non otologic causes of dizziness not reviewed in detail during the introductory course. Examples: central dizziness, (migraine associated vertigo), and SCD. In particular, the role of vestibular rehab in concussion management will be presented.

  • Advances in the assessment and treatment of these pathologies as well as cervicogenic dizziness.

  • Videos of nystagmus and oculomotor findings.

  • A variety of case studies will be presented

  • Review quiz

Fee & Registration

Saudi Arabia

Riyadh

2-3 March 2023

For Inquiries & payment within KSA

  • 2550 SR (for individual registration)

  • 2250 SR (for groups 3+ registration)

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United Arab Emirates

Dubai

4-5 March 2023

For Inquiries & payment within UAE

  • 2500 AED (for individual registration)

  • 2200 AED (for groups 3+ registration)

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1-Fill the attached online form 2-Submit the course fee:​ Via online payment here Via bank transfer to the following bank account within UAE: Account Name: AlNAJM ALRAED CONFERENCES ORGANZG Account Number: 12097145820001 IBAN: AE41 0030 0120 9714 5820 001 Bank Name: ADCB Bank (Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank) 3-Send a screenshot of payment acknowledgment receipt to uae@primephysio.com or 00971 0502051448

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