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The Leicester Balance course at De Montfort University

Date(s)
15 (08:30) - 17/09/2021 (16:00)
Registration URL
https://store.dmu.ac.uk/product-catalogue/faculty-of-health-life-sciences/conferences/the-leicester-balance-course-at-de-montfort-university-2021
Description

balance-course-logoThis 3-day intensive course promotes a multidisciplinary approach to the dizzy patient and is designed to appeal to all those who manage balance patients. Over the 3 days a detailed exploration of the causes of dizziness will be undertaken, including sessions on BPPV, Meniere’s, PPPD, migraine, medical causes of dizziness, perilymph fistula, canal dehiscence, vestibulopathy and many more.

In addition to lectures there are hands on practical demonstartions with VNG, vHIT, Calorics, and the new Bertec video Posturography and TRV particle repositioning chair. There will plenty of opportunities for small group discussions, training on examination and treatment techniques, and a choice of small expert-led Masterclass sessions to suit your own training requirements. We welcome ENT surgeons and physicians of all grades, audiologists, physiotherapists, GPs, and scientists. Departmental balance teams often attend together.

The faculty includes the following multidisciplinary experts in the field:

  • Professor Peter Rea - Consultant ENT Surgeon and Professor in Balance Medicine, Leicester
  • Professor Joel A. Goebel - Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Washington, University School of Medicine
  • Professor Chris Degg - Professor in Balance Science and Consultant Clinical Scientist Nottingham University Hospitals
  • Professor Simon KW Lloyd - Consultant Otologist and Skull Base Surgeon Manchester
  • Mr Rakesh Patel - Associate Professor in Audiology, Leicester
  • Mr Andrew Clements - Specialist Vestibular Physiotherapist, Leicester
  • Mr Anil Banerjee - Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat, Leicester
  • Dr Peter Savundra - Consultant Audio-vestibular Physician, London
  • Dr Waheeda Pagarkar - Consultant Paediatric Audio-vestibular Physician, London
  • Dr Paramita Baruah - Consultant ENT surgeon, Leicester
  • Dr Yougan Saman -  Consultant ENT surgeon, Leicester

Fees: Non-Medics £500, Medics £575, Consultants £650.

Course fees include refreshments and lunch for the 3 days and a celebratory dinner on the second day in the evening sponsored by Interacoustics.  

(25 CPD credits from ENT UK TBC)

To book please click here.

Provisional programme

DAY 1: SEPTEMBER 15TH 2021 

08.30

REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENT

 

Welcome to De Montfort University

Rakesh Patel

Formal welcome to the Leicester Balance Course and Course Objectives

Peter Rea

Anatomy and Physiology of Balance – ‘Mechanical Stimulation of Balance Function’

Chris Degg

The Ten Minute Balance Test

Joel Goebel

Non-Vestibular Causes of Dizziness

Peter Rea

THE BIG THREE CAUSES OF RECURRENT VERTIGO 

  1. 1.     BPPV (Followed by panel discussion)

Anil Banerjee

  1. 2.     Meniere's disease including Intra-tympanic therapies (Followed by panel discussion)

Peter Rea

  1. 3.     Vestibular Migraine (Followed by panel discussion)

Peter Savundra

Small group workshops in Practical clinical examinations of the dizzy patient

Aimed at:

  • SURGICAL/MEDICAL 
  • AUDIOLOGIST
  • PHYSIOTHERAPIST

 


 DAY 2: SEPTEMBER 16TH 2021 

08.30

REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS

 

Vestibular Neuronitis

Joel Goebel

PPPD (Followed by panel discussion)

Peter Savundra

Paediatric Vertigo

Waheeda Pagarkar

The Vestibular Test Battery (Inc Demo of  VNG and Calorics)

Chris Degg

Posturography as an Assessment Tool 

Andrew Clements

 

LUNCH

VP4.09 Terrace & Hub

DEMONSTRATIONS AND PRACTICAL SESSIONS IN GROUPS:

  • Computerised Dynamic Posturography
  • vHIT
  • TRV and BERTEC

 

Jim Cook Memorial Lecture: 

“Advanced surgical solutions for balance disorders.”

Professor Simon KW Lloyd

 

INTERACOUSTICS LEICESTER BALANCE COURSE 

AT DE MONTFORT UNIVERSITY DINNER

 


DAY 3: SEPTEMBER 17TH 2021 

08.30

REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS

SSCD & Perilymphatic Fistula

Joel Goebel

VNG and Caloric Challenges

Chris Degg

Vestibular Rehabilitation

Andrew Clements

New Investigations in Balance Disorders

Joel Goebel

MASTER CLASS (Delegates to select 2 sessions)

BPPV

Peter Rea

 

VESTIBULAR REHABILITATION

Andrew Clements

 

SURGICAL

Joel Goebel

 

PAEDIATRIC ASSESSMENT

Waheeda Pagarkar

 

PROBLEM BASED LEARNING: CASE STUDIES – DELEGATES TO SELECT 3 

A

Chronic dizziness

Peter Rae

B

Acute vertigo

Joel Goebel

C

Physio/Rehabilitation

Andrew Clements

D

The dizzy child

Waheeda Pagarkar

E

Further particle repositioning manoeuvres

Michaela

F

VNG and Caloric challenges

Chris Degg

16.00 

Q & A, FEEDBACK and CLOSE

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