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Assessment and Management of Vestibular Disorders

When you'll study it
Semester 2
CATS points
15
ECTS points
7.5
Level
Level 7
Module lead
Daniel Rowan

Module overview

This module is primarily for those taking one of our audiology programmes or taking the module stand-alone as part of career development and provides fundamental academic and practical preparation for clinical work in the assessment and management of vestibular disorders. It might also be of interest to a student on a non-audiology degree interested in the human responses to vibration or disorders of the human vestibular system, with additional preparatory work. The module will include a contextual understanding of the anatomy and physiology of balance system, vestibular pathologies and their biopsychosocial consequences, and various forms of clinical assessment and treatment techniques. More generally, the module will enable you to develop your clinical reasoning skills, your understanding of the evidence-base underpinning clinical practice and how that evidence applies to clinical practice.

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