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Tag: Audiology

January 2010 Workshop Special

AIB Education Foundation January 2010 Special! Enroll in any January workshop and receive a 20% discount on any other 2010 workshop! Click here to go to our listing of courses offered and to register to receive your 20% discount. Your discount will come after you register and enter in your payment information.  Our education department will contact you with the discounted price!

AIB/Chinese University – Hong Kong Certification

Congratulations to the audiologists, physical therapists, and physicians who have been certified in vestibular assessment and management by The American Institute of Balance. The workshop and certification was a collaboration with Chinese University – Hong Kong, Department of Otorhinolaryngology.  This is the first international certification group. Faculty – Dr. Gans and guest faculty provided 4 days of intensive learning and practical application.

Geriatric Audiology Symposium – Cartegena, Colombia

The Audiology Association of Colombia sponsored a geriatric symposium of auditory and vestibular topics. Over 300 Audiologists and Physicians attended the 3 day program. International guests included Richard Gans, Ph.D., Brian Moore, Ph.D., Ieda Russo, Ph.D., Brad Stach, Ph.D., and Robert Sweetow, Ph.D. Association President Angela Lopez, Au.D. and her organizing committee did an outstanding job in developing curricula and activities.

Comparison of Horizontal and Vertical Dynamic Visual Acuity in Patients with Vestibular Dysfunction and Nonvestibular Dizziness

J Am Acad Audiol. 2007 Mar;18(3):236-44. Comparison of horizontal and vertical dynamic visual acuity in patients with vestibular dysfunction and nonvestibular dizziness. Roberts RA, Gans RE. The American Institute of Balance, 8200 Bryan Dairy Road, Suite 340, Largo, FL 33777, USA. Blurred vision with head movement is a common symptom reported by patients with vestibular dysfunction affecting the vestibulo-ocular reflex (VOR). Impaired VOR can be measured by comparing visual acuity in which there is no head movement to visual acuity obtained with head movement. A previous study demonstrated that dynamic visual acuity (DVA) testing using vertical head movement revealed deficits in impaired VOR. There is evidence that horizontal head movement is more sensitive to impaired VOR. The objective of this Read More