2-Day: Hands-On Vestibular Rehabilitation
Workshop: Evaluation & Treatment Strategies for Vertigo, Dizziness, & Balance
Vestibular rehabilitation is a very successful
intervention that can change a personís life in as little as one treatment for
BPPV, and two weeks for other types of dizziness. This hands-on, intensive 2-day
seminar trains clinicians to develop clinical decision-making skills, determine
who can benefit from vestibular rehabilitation, assist in therapy diagnosis and
treatment strategies, and provide skilled treatment to improve the lives of
many. Wrapping up, we will review documentation, goal-writing, and Medicare
Functional Limitation Reporting G-Codes, as well as case studies of common
findings and problem-solving approaches for the challenging patient.
What You Should Bring:
Portable treatment table if available
OBJECTIVES of SEMINAR
Describe the anatomy and physiology of the
vestibular system in a way that patients will understand
Discuss prognosis, treatment duration, and outcome for each type of dizziness (BPPV,
vestibular hypofunction, central/neurological dizziness, cervicogenic dizziness,
Perform oculomotor exam and understand findings
Perform assessment techniques to identify BPPV, vestibular hypofunction, central
vertigo and balance disorders
Perform canalith repositioning techniques for BPPV
Analyze findings of oculomotor exam and positional assessment to determine a
COLLEEN SLEIK, PT, DPT, OCS
COLLEEN SLEIK PT, DPT, OCS, is a licensed physical therapist in private
practice with 12 years of experience. Certified in Vestibular Rehabilitation,
she has been treating patients with vestibular disorders when other forms of
medical management have failed. She is the owner of Focus on Function Physical
Therapy, PC in Iron Mountain, Michigan, where more than 50% of her caseload
consists of vestibular rehabilitation. Prior to opening her practice, she worked
at a local hospital as a generalist in outpatient, inpatient, home health, and
aquatic rehabilitation. She also continues to provide PRN services at local
skilled nursing facilities.
Dr. Sleik graduated from The College of St. Catherine with a Master's in
Physical Therapy. She continued on to earn a transitional Doctor of Physical
Therapy degree through the University of St. Augustine, then completed the
Competency-Based Vestibular Rehabilitation course through Emory University in
Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to being a board-certified Orthopaedic Clinical
Specialist, Dr. Sleik is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association,
including the Private Practice and Neurology sections. Dr. Sleik's goal as a
clinician is to provide her patients with the best care available for return to
daily function with minimal limitations, while also providing the tools for
self-management of symptoms.
Financial- Receives a speaking honorarium from Vyne Education.
Nonfinancial-No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Physical Therapist Assistants
Occupational Therapist Assistants
CREDITS - CE Approvals
Vyne Education, LLC. is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer
continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. BOC Approved Provider
#P3097. 12 CEUs will be awarded.
Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy
Vyne Education, LLC. is an AOTA Approved Provider
of continuing education. This course is offered for 1.2 AOTA CEUs. The
assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content,
products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. AOTA Educational level Intermediate,
Category 1: Domain of OT, 2: Occupational Therapy Process.
Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist
Vyne Education, LLC. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education
Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional
Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #:216.000309. This
course qualifies for 12.0 CE Credit Hours.
Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants: Kansas: This program
has been submitted to the Kansas Physical Therapy Association for 12 contact
Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants: Oklahoma: This
program has been submitted to the Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure &
Supervision for preapproval of 6 contact hours.
Speech-Language Pathologists, Audiologists
This course is offered for 1.2 ASHA CEUs
(Intermediate level; Professional area).
This educational offering qualifies for 6 continuing education hours as required
by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional
organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and
contact your own board or organization for specific filing requirements.
All Professionals: In order to process continuing education, please bring
the appropriate license/certification number to the seminar.
Certificates, Educational Offering Completion Requirements: Certificates
will be awarded upon receipt of payment and successful completion of the
educational offering and evaluation form.
Amended Certificates: Please note that the credit hours listed above are
offered by Vyne Education and/or boards/associations for a full day's
attendance. In the event of late arrival and/or early departure, amended
certificates indicating the actual number of credit hours earned will be
provided upon calling Vyne Education.
ADA: If you require ADA accommodations, please contact Vyne Education at
least two weeks before the seminar date or prior to purchasing any online or
distance learning products so that arrangements can be made.
SEMINAR CLASS TIME:
Seminar Check-in: 7:30 AM Seminar Class 8:00 AM -