The Clinical Utility of Rotary Chair Testing in Children 6 months to 5 years old

Intermediate
1 - 2 hours
Course
26 March 2024

Description

Learning Objectives

  • Identify children who are at risk for vestibular dysfunction and candidates for vestibular testing.
  • Classify rotary chair findings as normal vs central vs peripheral (unilateral and bilateral vestibular dysfunction).
  • Describe factors that can affect rotary chair acquisition.

Presenter

Kristen Janky, AuD, PhD, CCC-A
Kristen Janky, AuD, PhD, CCC-A is Lead Audiologist of Vestibular Clinical Services and Director of the Vestibular and Balance Research Laboratory at Boys Town National Research Hospital in Omaha NE. She sees patients one day a week in the vestibular clinic and spends her remaining time in research-related activities. Her overall research focus is on the clinical assessment of dizziness and balance disorders in patients of all ages, with a particular emphasis on vestibular assessment and management in the pediatric population. She received her PhD from the University of Nebraska and did a post doc fellowship at Johns Hopkins University.

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