Dr. Gans made several presentations at leading Guatemala City hospitals and spent several days consulting and seeing patients with Dr.Michel Nuyens and Dra. Patricia Castellanos de Munoz at the distinguished Diagnostico Vestibular Clinic, the AIB Affiliate in Guatemala.
by Richard E. Gans, PhD Hearing Review – November 2002 Benign Paroxysmal Vertigo of Childhood is a childhood vestibular disorder that manifests itself as recurrent spontaneous episodes ofvertigo in otherwise healthy children. This article, the final one in a three-part series, covers the topics of BPVC and BPVC with torticollis. Read the Article
AIB in cooperation with Clinica Rivas in Bogota, Colombia, provided a special pre-conference workshop and certification. Semana de la Otologia, widely recognized as a major medical education event, is in its 10th year. Under the direction of Dr. Antonio Rivas and Dra. Adriana Rivas, this year’s otology week was attended by leading physicians and audiologists throughout Latin America.
Neurologists, ENTs, and Audiologists from around the country participated in the two-day VNG Interpretation and Report Writing course @ AIB. Increased interest in diagnosis and treatment of the dizzy patient, has made this a very popular workshop. For more information about this and the other courses offered at AIB please click here to visit the AIB Education Foundation website.
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!