IPTA SE District Continuing Education

Date: 05 / 18 / 2019
Time: 8:00 am
Location: U of Iowa Sports Medicine Clinic, 2701 Prairie Meadow Dr, Iowa City

SE District Continuing Education

Course: Evaluation of the Vestibular Patient

 Date: Saturday, May 18th 2019
Location: U of Iowa Sports Medicine Clinic, 2701 Prairie Meadow Dr, Iowa City. Free parking is next to building, free. (View Map)

Speaker : Jenna Bush, PT, DPT


Description: 4 hour course (4 contact hours) including lecture and lab starting with introduction review of the vestibular system and in-depth evaluation and treatment of vestibular pathology that may be found in various settings including acute care and outpatient clinical practice.

Speaker Bio: Jenna Bush is a Physical Therapist for Rock Valley Physical Therapy. She received her undergraduate degree in Movement and Exercise Science at the University of Northern Iowa and graduated from the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Des Moines University in 2016.

Jenna has a strong passion for vestibular rehabilitation, which is a large portion of her current practice. Her practice consists of the utilization of vestibular frenzel lenses, and she currently works in clinics in both Davenport and Cedar Rapids. She is participating in the coursework for her Clinical Certification in Vestibular Rehabilitation (CCVR) through the 360 Neuro Health Institute, which is expected to be completed April 28th of this year.


Objectives are below:

1. Identify anatomy of the inner ear.

2. Apply anatomy to diagnosis and treatment of vestibular pathology.

3. Understand key characteristics of typical and atypical BPPV presentations.

4. Compare differential diagnoses of the vestibular system.

5. Identify red flag symptoms for central pathologies and when to refer.

6. Demonstrate ability to perform comprehensive vestibular evaluation.

7. Review application of HINTS in vestibular evaluation.

8. Analyze and demonstrate clinical decision making during case examples.

9. Choose appropriate functional outcome measures for vestibular population.

10. Recognize/ trial use of vestibular frenzel lenses in assessment of vertiginous symptoms.

Cost: Members $40 ; Non-members $60 ; Lifetime Members $20 and Students $10 *

Dress: There will be a lab component which will including practicing assessment, changing positions, and movement.

Check in: 8 a.m. with light breakfast some snacks provide

Start time: 8:30 a.m.

To register or questions, please contact Crystal Markfort at crystal-markfort@uiowa.edu. Payment on day of course.








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