Dizziness is a common, yet challenging area of practice. Although Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is the most common type of vertigo or dizziness, there are other causes of dizziness you may encounter in your practice such as Vestibular Neuritis, Meniere's Disease or serious central conditions (brainstem infarct). This course will revisit and update your understanding of these rarer types of BPPV.
You will learn how to perform a comprehensive oculomotor and cerebellar examination. Also, discover how to recognize and test for other vestibular conditions and understand the concept of ‘Vestibular Compensation’.
- Revisit Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
- Learn how to recognize and treat rarer types of BPPV
- Learn how to perform a comprehensive oculomotor and cerebellar examination.
- Learn to recognize and test for other vestibular conditions
- Explore and understand the concept of ‘Vestibular Compensation’
Dizziness: Beyond BPPV is a 2-day CPD workshop suited to osteopathy, physiotherapy and chiropractic which includes theoretical and practical components. It is recommended for practitioners who already have a comprehensive knowledge of BPPV such as those having completed Rudi’s previous BPPV: Diagnosis and Treatment CPD course
The course will run from 9AM to 5PM on Saturday and Sunday and places are limited to 24 attendees. Morning and afternoon tea are provided. E-notes will be made available for you to print if you require as well as an e-certificate of attendance for your CPD records. The course can be counted as 12 hours CPD.
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Sat, 25 March 2023
High Street Holistic
60 High St, Preston,
Rudi Gerhardt studied Sports-Physiotherapy in Munich, graduating in 1984, and Osteopathy in Belgium (IAO) graduating in 1999. He moved to Australia over 20 years ago and while waiting for his qualifications to be recognised in Australia gained his B.Sc. Anatomy at UNSW, graduating in 2002. He is a registered Doctor of Osteopathy.
Rudi considers study of the human body and mind a life-long task and tries not to specialise. But if he had to choose it would be Neuroscience. He has a special clinical interest in Dizziness & Balance and has done extensive education in this field including a 'Certificate in Vestibular Rehabilitation' and a ‘Certificate of Vestibular Rehabilitation’.
Dr Rudi Gerhardt - CPD presenter for osteopathy, physiotherapy and chiropractichas spent 18 years self-employed in his own clinics in Sydney and in Murwillumbah (Life Quality & Health). His previous employment included 7 years Hospital employment (Germany), 1 year in Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (Germany) and 5 years self-employed in his own clinic (Germany). In his capacity as a Sports physiotherapist in Germany he was often called in to support International events like Marathons or Triathlons throughout Europe.
Rudi has been teaching part time for 19 years including 1 year tutoring Anatomy at UNSW, 5 years at UWS lecturing Neuroanatomy, Clinical Reasoning and 6 years at SCU lecturing Neuroscience, Histology, Embryology, and Osteopathy skills. He has also taught Master classes and presented at conferences and CPD seminars for more than 10 years.
Rudi currently presents his BPPV: Diagnosis & Treatment course and as part of Bower Bird CPD's Anatomy Up Close series. These are applicable to Osteopathy, Physiotherapy and Chiropractic practitioners.