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Vestibular Rehabilitation Certification Workshop

Richard E. Gans, Ph.D Richard E. Gans, PhDKim Rutherford, PT, DSc, COMT Kim Rutherford, PT, DSc, COMTJoseph Sakumura, Au.D., Board Certified, CCC-A Joseph Sakumura, AuD, Board Certified, CCC-ASteven E. Spinks, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT Steven E. Spinks, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPTBrittany Fauble, AuD Brittany Fauble, AuD, Board Certified, CCC-AAlyssa Steinweis, AuD Alyssa Steinweis, AuD, Board Certified, CCC-A
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$995.00 Course and Materials
  • After attending AIB's 3 day Vestibular Rehabilitation course 3 years ago I knew I couldn't find a better institute to... read more

    Kayla R. Avatar
    Kayla R.
    2/23/2020
  • Attending Vestibular Assessment and Management. Listening to Dr. Joe Sakumura this morning. Fascinating topic!

    Renee R. Avatar
    Renee R.
    12/09/2019
  • Getting ready for the 3rd and final day of Vestibular and Concussion certification course. My expectations have been far... read more

    Daniel B. Avatar
    Daniel B.
    11/22/2019
  • They are amazing! There method of teaching is great. You will get personal attention with all your questions answered unlimited... read more

    Deepali L. Avatar
    Deepali L.
    7/14/2019
  • Highly Recommend this course. The instructors are awesome!!!

    Dharrian J. Avatar
    Dharrian J.
    7/14/2019
  • I literally just finished the advanced vestibular and the vestibular/concussion workshops back to back— it’s been a busy couple weeks!... read more

    Rosanna M. Avatar
    Rosanna M.
    6/29/2018
  • Loved coming to the vestibular rehab certification course for my second time! The presentation has changed and I observed much... read more

    Moriah H. Avatar
    Moriah H.
    4/13/2018
  • I took the vestibular rehab course this past weekend and learned so much! Since being back in the clinic I... read more

    Molly S. Avatar
    Molly S.
    4/11/2018
  • I took the vestibular rehab course this past weekend and learned so much! Since being back in the clinic I... read more

    Molly P. Avatar
    Molly P.
    4/11/2018
  • I had the opportunity to attend a Vestibular Rehab Certification course offered by AIB in the Pittsburgh area and was... read more

    Cory S. Avatar
    Cory S.
    4/08/2018
  • The Vestibular Rehab certification is one of the best courses I have ever taken. Instructors are excellent! Course organization and... read more

    Laurie C. Avatar
    Laurie C.
    4/08/2018
  • It's absolutely fantastic course. This is my second time attending. They piloted a joint Vestibular and Concussion Certification course which... read more

    Rowena D. Avatar
    Rowena D.
    11/09/2017
  • Great professionals and clinicians with a passion for research, education and treating vestibular clients.

    Eric C. Avatar
    Eric C.
    7/19/2017
  • After just the first day I learned so much that I know I will be able to apply to my... read more

    Tiffany Q. Avatar
    Tiffany Q.
    6/16/2017
  • After just the first day I learned so much that I know I will be able to apply to my... read more

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    Tiffany Q.
    6/15/2017
  • I have learned a great deal of important diagnostic and data analysis that will tailor my treatment protocols to each... read more

    Darrell M. Avatar
    Darrell M.
    6/08/2017
  • I am a PT and took the 3 day vestibular course in Clearwater in May. It was the best vestibular... read more

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    Hollie K.
    6/07/2017
  • You know, I was talking to someone tonight who has vertigo, and it, of course, got me remembering and talking... read more

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    Edi W.
    6/01/2016

Program Description

This 19.5 hour, competency-based workshop will be the foundation to the learner as a Certified Vestibular Specialist. The course will expand upon introductory coursework for vestibular dysfunction as it relates to benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), and vestibular hypo-function, including assessment and rehabilitation. Canalith repositioning maneuvers (CRM) and vestibular rehabilitation therapy (VRT) protocols to manage identifiable vestibular and balance system disorders, including cortical and labyrinthine concussion will be addressed. Evidence-based integration into management principles will be disseminated throughout with practical application during the workshop.  

Includes

  • An overview of vestibular anatomy and physiology
  • Understanding sensory integration of equilibrium
  • Disorders affecting vestibular function
  • Cortical and Labyrinthine Concussion Differentiation
  • Interactive Concussion Management Strategies
  • Extensive training materials for therapy programs
  • Neurophysiology of Central Compensation 
  • VRT protocols: adaptation, habituation, and substitution for patient-centered therapy
  • Psychogenic factors affecting VRT outcomes
  • BPPV diagnosis & treatment – Canalith Repositioning Maneuvers with manual training

Learning Objectives

  • Differentiate vestibular test abnormalities that identify patients who are “appropriate” candidates for therapy.
  • Use diagnosis based strategies for designing and implementing therapy.
  • Apply specific therapy protocols within individualized programs for patients.
  • Initiate and implement a comprehensive vestibular rehabilitation program within their scope of practice.
  • Develop Return-To-Play Decisions based on your assessment and management of concussion patients.

Target Audience

Physical Therapist, PTA, Occupational Therapist, COTA, Audiologist, Medical Doctors (MD, DO), Athletic Trainers. 

*AIB Certification does not supersede an individual’s professional scope of practice as determined by their governing professional Association, Society or State License.