This course will explore common pediatric neurologic diagnoses leading to vestibular related impairments. The course will also discuss considerations for testing and treatment of vestibular related impairments.
Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of the course 35586, "Contemporary Concepts in Pediatric Vestibular Assessment and Management, presented in partnership with Seminars in Hearing." Course 35586 contains recordings of all five events from our 2020 series on Pediatric Vestibular Assessment and Management. ABA Tier 1 CEUs can be earned only when all modules are completed as part of course 35586.
Course created on September 16, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the potential for central vestibular pathway dysfunction in children with central nervous system pathology.
- After this course, participants will be able to select appropriate tools to screen children for vestibular related impairments, for whom vestibular function testing is warranted.
- After this course, participants will be able to suggest modifications of gaze stabilization & balance exercises to be fun and challenging to children.
|5-15 Minutes||Central Vestibular Pathways|
|15-30 Minutes||Pediatric Neurologic Diagnoses Leading to Central Vestibular Impairments|
|30-40 Minutes||Clinical and Diagnostic Tests|
|40-50 Minutes||Interventions to Improve Vestibular Related Impairments.|
|50-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Jennifer B. Christy
Jennifer Braswell Christy, PT, PhD is Associate Professor and DPT Program Director at The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Dr. Christy has been a faculty member at UAB since 2004 and teaches Neuroscience, Scientific Inquiry, Pediatrics and Vestibular Rehabilitation in the DPT program. Dr. Christy is the Director of Research for the APTA Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy. Her primary area of research is in the development of innovative intervention methods to improve gaze stability and balance in children with vestibular-related impairments. Related to this area of research, Dr. Christy teaches numerous continuing education courses in the U.S. and abroad.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by Seminars in Hearing, a publication of Thieme Medical Publishers, in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
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