Seminar Detail

3 Day: Vestibular Rehabilitation
3 Day: Vestibular Rehabilitation

Where:   MESA, AZ

When:  Friday, March 31, 2017 - Sunday, April 2, 2017

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This three-day certification workshop presents rehabilitation and therapy protocols to manage identifiable vestibular and balance system disorders, including cortical and labyrinthine concussion. The content is evidence-based to ensure therapists and clinicians produce excellent outcomes.

Topics include:

  • Vestibular anatomy and physiology

  • Sensory integration of equilibrium

  • Disorders affecting vestibular function: otologic and non-otologic conditions

  • Cortical and labyrinthine concussion differentiation

  • Interactive concussion management strategies and therapies

  • Neurophysiology of central compensation

  • Patient-centered vestibular rehabilitation protocols: adaptation, habituation, and substitution

  • Psychogenic factors affecting vestibular rehabilitation outcomes

  • Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo diagnosis & treatment – canalith repositioning maneuvers with manual training for all forms and variants

Attendees will receive Certification in Vestibular Rehabilitation through the American Institute of Balance, free 1-year access to AIB research library, and a comprehensive vestibular rehabilitation workbook with vestibular exercises, evaluation materials, and much more

  • Differentiate vestibular test abnormalities that identify patients who are appropriate candidates for therapy

  • Use diagnosis based strategies for designing and implementing therapy

  • Apply specific therapy protocols within individualized programs for patients

  • Initiate and implement a comprehensive vestibular rehabilitation program

  • Develop return-to-play decisions based on your assessment and management of concussion patients.

  • Physical Therapists

  • Physical Therapist Assistants

  • Occupational Therapists

  • Occupational Therapist Assistants

  • Audiologists

  • Physicians


Richard Gans, PhD, is the founder and executive director of The American Institute of Balance, the leading diagnostic, treatment and educational research center in vestibular and equilibrium sciences. For over 20 years, Dr. Gans has been a leader in the development of vestibular evaluation and rehabilitation techniques, including tests of oscillopsia and postural stability as well as BPPV treatment. Since earning his PhD from The Ohio State University in Auditory-Vestibular Physiology, he has presented or published over 150 programs and papers worldwide in the area of equilibrium disorders, and he is the author of 8 textbook chapters and texts spanning diagnostic vestibular testing, vestibular rehabilitation, BPPV treatments, and pediatric vestibular evaluation. Thieme Medical Publishers will publish his upcoming textbook, Evaluation and Management of Balance Disorders in Children and Adults. His most current research is in the areas of pediatrics, migraine, and psychiatric aspects of dizziness. Dr. Gans served as the President of the American Academy of Audiology (2004-2005) and continues to serve as an adjunct professor at Nova Southeastern University and the University of South Florida.
Full Disclosure:
Financial: Speakers receive royalties/honorariums from the American Institute of Balance
Nonfinancial: Richard Gans is the founder of the American Institute of Balance


Darren Kurtzer, AuD, is a senior clinical staff member of The American Institute of Balance and the coordinator of AIB Sport. He completed his undergraduate degree at York University in Toronto, Canada, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science with honors and wrote an honors thesis in Neuropsychology, working with amnesic and apraxic patients in the areas of auditory, visual, and tactile neural memory mechanisms. He graduated from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida as a doctor of Audiology.

Full Disclosure:
Financial: Speakers receive royalties/honorariums from the American Institute of Balance
Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists


Sara Jagger, AuD, is the Clinic Coordinator of The American Institute of Balance’s seven clinics. She completed her undergraduate degree at The Pennsylvania State University, where she obtained a Bachelors of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Prior to obtaining her undergraduate degree, she completed coursework in physical therapy assistance and neurology. She graduated from A.T. Still University in Mesa, Arizona with her doctorate in Audiology, and completed her 4th Year Residency at The American Institute of Balance.

Full Disclosure:
Financial: Speakers receive royalties/honorariums from the American Institute of Balance
Nonfinancial:No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants
Vyne Education, LLC. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. This course is offered for 1.95 AOTA CEUs. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. AOTA Educational level Intermediate, Category 1: Domain of OT, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process..

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants: Arizona:
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This course has been approved by the AzPTA for 19.5 continuing competence contact hours. Arizona licensed physical therapists are urged to review this section of the Code prior to committing to this or any course to meet their continuing competence requirements.

Speech-Language Pathologists, Audiologists
This course is offered for 1.95 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area).

Other Professions
This educational offering qualifies for 19.5 continuing education hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific filing requirements.

Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.

All Professionals: In order to process continuing education, please bring the appropriate license/certification number to the seminar.

Certificates, Educational Offering Completion Requirements: Certificates will be awarded upon receipt of payment and successful completion of the educational offering and evaluation form.

Amended Certificates: Please note that the credit hours listed above are offered by Vyne Education and/or boards/associations for a full day's attendance. In the event of late arrival and/or early departure, amended certificates indicating the actual number of credit hours earned will be provided upon calling Vyne Education.

ADA: If you require ADA accommodations, please contact Vyne Education at least two weeks before the seminar date or prior to purchasing any online or distance learning products so that arrangements can be made.

"If you have any hesitations with what you’ve learned at other vestibular courses, you need to come to this one -- it really makes a difference."
Jodi, PT

"Definitely the best vestibular course I’ve been to -- I highly recommend it."
Denise, PT

"One of my friends was able to increase her referral sources by 50% using what she learned in this course."
Lisa, PT
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