Course: Balance Testing for Intermediates

Intermediate
1 - 2 hours
Course
09 February 2022

Description

This course covers the different roles of vestibular diagnostic tests in the diagnosis of patients with peripheral vestibular loss.

Learning Objectives

  • Develop an understanding of the history of balance and vestibular testing.
  • Explore the diagnostic tests available to assess different components of the vestibular system.
  • Review balance disorder case studies.

Presenter

Darren Whelan
Darren holds an undergraduate degree in audiology and postgraduate master’s degrees in health science, neurophysiology, and clinical research. His resumé includes several clinical positions in the National Health Service (NHS). Prior to his current occupation as an International Clinical Trainer in the Interacoustics Academy, Darren held a clinical audiology and research scientist role in the UK, where he investigated patients with auditory and vestibular pathology, and managed a portfolio of NIHR adopted research studies. He has been a guest speaker at national and international conventions, enjoys teaching and providing clinical insights on the management of patients with dizziness and is a contributing author on published audiological and vestibular articles. Darren has also been an adjunct professor at Salus University in the USA, lecturing on the Doctor of Audiology degree.

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