CONCUSSION DIAGNOSIS and TREATMENT: Understanding Vision in the Cognition, Vestibular and Vision Best-Practices Triad

CONCUSSION DIAGNOSIS and TREATMENT: Understanding Vision in the Cognition, Vestibular and Vision Best-Practices Triad

Event Overview

Concussive injuries are on the forefront of   media and the number of healthcare professionals tasked with intervening is growing daily.  This two-day course, taught by a Neuro-Optometrist (Board Certified by the College of Optometrist in Vision Development) will provide insight into the common post-head trauma issues of neuro-vestibular/visual disturbances as the #1 indicators  of Post-Concussion Syndrome.  We will provide discussion of the functional integration of the visual and vestibular systems and how these are impacted by head trauma.  Join us to learn basic clinical assessment tools, to incorporate findings into your treatment   planning and to identify the need for further referral.  Information will be provided in  lecture, discussion and hands-on lab.  This  intermediate-level course will enhance your clinical reasoning for introduction of visual/vestibular system intervention for your clients who have encountered head trauma

 

Learning Objectives:

· Perform concussion assessment, management and treatment and return-to-play guidelines.

· Explain the functional anatomy & physiology of the visual and vestibular systems related to client performance.

· List the correlation of symptoms associated with visual-vestibular dysfunction in concussion

· Perform a visual-vestibular examination and evaluation listing deficits and strengths

· Implement visual, vestibular and neuro-cognition therapy strategies into a rehabilitation care plan based on clinical findings

 

Target Audience:

This  INTERMEDIATE-LEVEL course is appropriate for all rehab professionals including PT/PTA, OT/COTA and SLP/Asst. SLP with basic knowledge about functional visual skills and  working with persons with visual issues. 

COST IS $450 FOR 2-DAY COURSE, Early Bird and Group Discounts available - contact info@gomotm.com. 

 

 

 

 

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  • When

  • Friday, May 11, 2018 - Saturday, May 12, 2018
    8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

  • Where

  • MedCare Pediatric Rehab Center
    Pasadena, Texas
    USA
    888-798-6686

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