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Tag: Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo

February Vestibular Rehabilitation Course

Therapists and Audiologists from throughout the United States and Japan participated in the February Vestibular Rehab course held at AIB.  Course topics included hands on experience in differentiation of vestibular disorders and which therapy techniques to use with each, identification and treatment of the many variants of BPPV, and how to design and implement a VR program. Please click here to learn more about the courses offered from the AIB Education Foundation!

First Advanced Vestibular Rehabilitation Course

Therapists and audiologists from around the United States participated in the first Advanced VRT Course at AIB.  AIB has been providing VRT courses since 1994.  This course is designed for those furthering their education in vestibular rehabilitation.  Topics included advanced VRT protocols to improve treatment outcomes for vestibular disorders. Additional topics included: pediatrics, psychological and psychiatric aspects of dizziness, and advanced BPPV treatment protocols.  This two day worshop also allowed break-out sessions for demonstrations and hands-on learning with Dr. Gans. If you are interested in learning more about our courses in vestibular rehabilitation and assessment, please visit the AIB Education Foundation website for a complete listing of workshops!

Advanced Vestibular Topics Course

Advanced vestibular topics workshop was held at AIB Jan 28-29th, 2010.  This popular course provides participants with excellent in-depth and hands on experience with diagnostic protocols including VNG, VEMP, and Vestibular Auto-rotation testing.  This course is scheduled to be offered again in Summer of 2010. If you are interested in learning more about our courses in vestibular rehabilitation and assessment, please visit the AIB Education Foundation website for a complete listing of workshops!

Utility Measures of Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients Treated for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

Ear Hear. 2009 Mar 30. Utility Measures of Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients Treated for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo. Roberts RA, Abrams H, Sembach MK, Lister JJ, Gans RE, Chisolm TH. 1Alabama Hearing and Balance Associates, Foley, Alabama; 2Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Pines, Florida; 3West Texas Rehabilitation Center, Abilene, Texas; 4Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida; and 5The American Institute of Balance, Seminole, Florida. OBJECTIVES:: Comparing the effects of different disorders and interventions on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is important for healthcare policy and accountability. There are two basic approaches to measure HRQoL: questionnaires derived from psychometrics and preference-based measures or utilities derived from econometrics. While disease-specific HRQoL questionnaires, such Read More