Introduction to Vestibular Rehabilitation

Third Party Event

Venue Royal Victoria Eye And Ear Hospital
City Dublin 2
County Dublin
Contact Hours 16
Event Type Course/Workshop
Specialities Neurology
Presenter Details Dr. Dara Meldrum, PHD MISCPDara is a physiotherapist with over 25 years of clinical and teaching experience. She is presently a Research Fellow at the Academic Unit of Neurology, School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin and also works clinically at the Balance Centre in Ranelagh, Dublin. She graduated from Trinity College Dublin and worked in Physiotherapy departments in Canada and Ireland, specializing in neuro-rehabilitation. She obtained a MSc. in Neuro-rehabilitation from Brunel University. In 1996 she started the first formalized vestibular rehabilitation service in Ireland at Beaumont Hospital. Her research is primarily in neuro-rehabilitation with particular interest in vestibular rehabilitation and computerized motion analysis. She was awarded a Health Research Board Research Training Fellowship in August 2010 to carry out a randomized controlled trial in the area of vestibular rehabilitation and obtained her PhD in 2014. She has published 31 peer reviewed publications, 4 book chapters and has over 60 conference proceedings. She lectures and teaches extensively in the area of vestibular rehabilitation. She completed a Diploma in Clinical Trials at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (2015).Dr. Douglas Duffy, DPT MISCPDouglas received his doctorate in physiotherapy from Arcadia University in Philadelphia, USA in 2004. He has a post-doctoral certificate in vestibular rehabilitation from Emory University run by the leading experts in the field. He has given numerous lectures and taught courses in the evaluation and treatment of vestibular and balance disorders and has been a clinical tutor on vestibular disorders at the Eye and Ear hospital.
Refreshments Included Yes
Free Event No
How to Book call or email
Contact Person Douglas Duffy
Contact Email thebalancecentre@gmail.com
Contact Phone 016625977
Member Price €300.00
Branch Price €300.00
Non-Member Price €300.00
Date 21 Jan 2022 08:45 - 22 Jan 2022 16:30

This 2 day introductory course is designed for therapists who wish to gain skills
and knowledge in the growing area of vestibular rehabilitation. No prior knowledge is required.
Through a series of theoretical lectures, practicals and interactive case studies, participants will learn
to assess and recognize common vestibular disorders and their presentations. They will gain
vestibular assessment skills. Basic treatment techniques will be demonstrated and practiced

**Please note the course 20/11-21/11/21 in Naas is sold out. Course places are reserved upon receipt of payment
Course Tutors: Dr. Doug Duffy MISCP, Dr. Dara Meldrum MISCP

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