Fundamentals of Vestibular Assessment – From Theory to Practice

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  1. Introduction to Vestibular assessment
    Importance, value and goals of objective vestibular assessment,.
  2. Vestibular anatomy & physiology
    Review of anatomy and physiology of the vestibular system and its role in human balance.
  3. Recording techniques
    Understanding and analyzing eye movements and nystagmus
  4. Case History
    Essential topics in the vestibular interview and the importance of obtaining accurate description of dizziness symptoms, aggravating and alleviating factors and medical history
  5. Oculomotor testing
    Testing techniques, parameters of analysis and diagnostic criteria.
  6. Positional/positioning testing
    Testing procedures, parameters of analysis, diagnostic criteria and treatment options
  7. Caloric testing
    Testing techniques, parameters of analysis and diagnostic criteria.
  8. VHIT
    Physiological bases of the test, testing procedures, parameters of analysis and interpretation
  9. Hands-practice with VNG and vHIT