Course DescriptionThis three part course will provide a comprehensive overview of the use and interpretation of VideoNystagmography (VNG). Each component of the series goes in-depth as to testing techniques and interpretation. The goal is to provide a virtual experience for both new and experienced practitioners to enhance their knowledge and skill in conducting and interpreting VNGs. Part I will review anatomy and physiology, common vestibular disorders, patient preparation and diagnostic applications. Part II will provide the techniques, protocols and interpretation of Ocular Motor, Gaze and Head shake testing. Part III will present a comprehensive discussion of all aspects of BPPV with clinical demonstration videos of appropriate techniques of modified Hallpike testing and reliable positional testing procedures. Good biomechanics ensuring patient and administrator comfort and safety during the testing is highlighted with emphasis on Pearls and Pitfalls of protocols and interpretation.
- Curriculum VideoNystagmography
- Course Number REG500
- Price $237.00
- CEUs earned 0
- Language English
- Level Introductory
Presenter: Richard E. Gans, Ph.D.
Dr. Gans is the founder and executive director of The American Institute of Balance one of the country's largest balance disorders treatment centers. He received his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University in Auditory and Vestibular Physiology. Dr. Gans has been a leader in the development of vestibular evaluation and rehabilitation techniques. He has presented or published over 150 programs worldwide and papers in the area of equilibrium disorders. He is adjunct professor at the University of South Florida, Nova Southeastern University and University of Pittsburgh. He has taught vestibular and balance courses for Arizona School of Health Sciences, Pennsylvania College of Optometry-School of Audiology, and the University of Florida distance learning Au.D. programs. Dr. Gans is a past President (2004-2005)of the American Academy of Audiology. [more details]