Course: Balance Testing for Beginners

1 - 2 hours
09 February 2022


This course covers the structures which comprise the balance system and introduces you to VNG, vHIT and VEMP.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the anatomy and physiology of the vestibular system.
  • Develop a basic understanding of VNG and vHIT testing.
  • Explore the different types of VEMP testing.


Leigh Martin
Leigh Martin is a British Audiologist and adjunct lecturer at the University of Cork, Ireland. Clinically, he has worked in the National Health Service specializing in paediatric audiology as well as vestibular diagnostics and rehabilitation. Leigh has also sat on the board of directors for the British Academy of Audiology. Since 2013, Leigh has supported the growth and development of the Interacoustics Academy and holds the position of Director of the Academy. Leigh has presented at numerous scientific conferences and meetings across a diverse range of audiological topics as well as having published papers in both video head impulse testing (vHIT) and wideband tympanometry.

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