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Equilibrium Throughout the Life Span: New Horizons for Audiology (WEB19844)

Presenter(s): Richard Gans, PhD
Course Description

The evaluation and non-medical management of balance disorders in children and adults is an exciting and growing opportunity for audiologists to participate in this important aspect of health care services. This presentation highlights the most common conditions throughout the life span from neonate to geriatric and includes an evidence-based clinical pathway model of gold-standard evaluation protocols and management strategies.

This course was presented and recorded at the 2019 ASHA Convention. This session was developed by, and presenter invited by, SIG 6: Hearing and Hearing Disorders: Research and Diagnostics.

Learning Objectives
You will be able to:

  • identify common balance disorders affecting individuals throughout the life span
  • identify evidence-based diagnostic protocols for balance assessments of rotation testing, VEMP, vHIT, and postural stability
  • describe non-medical management for balance disorders within the scope of practice of audiologists (e.g., canalith repositioning, vestibular rehabilitation therapy, etc.)

What is Included?

You'll get online access to all the course content, including the full video, handouts, and references so you can access it from anywhere!

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

Related Courses

View other audiology sessions presented and recorded at the 2019 ASHA Convention, available through the ASHA Learning Pass subscription or as an a la carte purchase.

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): WEB19844
Available Through: November 22, 2024