May 27, 2023  |  8:00am - 4:00pm

The International Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation Philippine Working Group - The 2023 Lecture Day

The Eyes Have It: Incorporating Oculomotor Assessment into Differential Diagnosis


Co-Author, Differential Diagnosis for Physical Therapists

Associate Professor, Northern Arizona University

MAY 27, 2023 (Saturday)
8am – 4pm
JJR Macleod Auditorium (MS 2158) – University of Toronto

Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Cir, Toronto, ON M5S 1A8

Description of course:

Patients presenting to physical therapy now include a wider range of conditions that physical therapists need to be able to evaluate and treat as well as refer when it is appropriate. This course will focus on the evaluation of the eyes and their interconnection with the vestibular system in conditions such as concussion, central nervous system conditions such as multiple sclerosis and vestibular disorders. The course will include presentation and lab components to provide the clinician with opportunities to assess and perform examination and interventions that are evidence-based for that condition.


At the end of the course the learner will be able to:

1. Identify differences between central nervous system disorders and
    peripheral vestibular conditions.

2. Demonstrate oculomotor testing prior to intervention.

3. Differentiate common vestibular disorders.

4. Differentiate between peripheral and central disorders that are
    within our scope to treat.

5. Establish appropriate interventions for common vestibular

6. Utilize tests and measures for common vestibular dysfunctions.

7. Identify the examination findings that suggest appropriate
    vestibular Rehabilitation procedures be initiated.

8. Practice appropriate interventions for common vestibular

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100% if requested before April 15, 2023
50% refund between April 15, 2023 – May 15, 2023
No refund after May 15, 2023
N.B. As per the policy of the University of Toronto, receipts from this event cannot be used for tax donation purposes as your payment is not a direct donation to ICDR. An acknowledgment receipt will be issued but for non-tax purposes only.

2 Your payment will include snacks in the morning and afternoon, handouts, and a certificate of attendance. Lunch will NOT be provided.

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