The Better Balance Fall Prevention and Wellness Society is offering “Neurovestibular Sciences: The Study of Balance Medicine, Part One,” November 3 – 4, 2012, in Jacksonville, Fla.

The category one CME course is designed specifically to teach clinics and private practices how to manage dizzy and balance-disordered patients.

The program will teach participants how to identify risk factors and properly diagnose and effectively treat patients whose lives are adversely affected by dizziness, vertigo, and movement disorders, as well as patients who have fallen or are at-risk of falling.

Participants will also gain an enhanced understanding of effective vestibular testing and common testing errors and implement vestibular rehabilitation therapy (VRT), including patient assessment, diagnosis, and exercises.

The 2-day course offers up to 18 CME credits for MDs and DOs. The director of the course is Randolph McKenzie, MD, PhD, FACS, of Chattanooga, Tenn.

SOURCE: The Better Balance Fall Prevention and Wellness Society