Full course description
The Johns Hopkins University Clinical Vestibular Competency Course is designed for rehabilitation specialists (physical therapists/occupational therapists) and healthcare providers with a strong interest in vestibular pathology and rehabilitation. This is intensive course consists of online lectures available for a three-month duration. This is listing is for the core curriculum virtual lectures plus the elective curriculum virtual lectures.
- Identify and explain the anatomy and physiology of the vestibular system.
- Explain and interpret the clinical significance of diagnostic studies and laboratory data.
- Explain and interpret the clinical significance of the physical assessment, interview data and other information from the medical record.
- Explain and identify signs and symptoms of vestibular dysfunction and be able to refer a patient to a different provider when necessary.
- Identify therapeutic management for vestibular dysfunction including medications, diet, and surgical procedures.
- Identify red-flags related to central dysfunction and explain the appropriate response when identifying signs of central dysfunction.
- Formulate a plan of care for individuals with vestibular dysfunction based on medical records, vestibular testing, and physical evaluation.
- Demonstrate appropriate interdisciplinary care communication and collaboration.
Upon completion of this program you will receive a Certificate of Attendance. Upon successful demonstration of skill competence consistent with program objectives you will receive a Certificate of Competency. The granting of the Certificate of Competency does not certify that the participant retains those skills and knowledge or applies them appropriately in the future.