Masterclass: Assessment and management of children with dizziness

Event Location
Ear Institute, Gray's Inn Road, London, United Kingdom

Event Dates
31 Oct 2018 - 02 Nov 2018

Event Website

Event Cost
Standard fees: 1 day - £255, 2 day - £295 & 3 day - £435 (from 26 September 2018)



This three day masterclass will cover current trends in paediatric dizziness.

You’ll develop clinical skills in the assessment, diagnosis, testing and rehabilitation of children with diziness and balance problems.

You’ll also have an opportunity to network with a range of professionals from different backgrounds.

You can attend for one, two or three days.

Who this course is for

  • physicians
  • scientists
  • allied health professionals

Course content

The course aims to:

foster the knowledge and skills required in the assessment and management of children with dizziness / balance problems
You’ll learn about:

  • functional anatomy and physiology of the vestibular system
  • development of normal balance function in children
  • peripheral and central causes of dizziness in children
  • patient and parent centred inteview
  • clinical test of vestibular function (with workshops)
  • VHIT and VEMPS (through workshops)
  • migraine related vestibular disorders in children
  • neurologist’s approach to the dizzy child
  • role and value of non-audiological tests – neurology, radiology, blood tests, ECG
  • medical management of the dizzy child
  • vestibular rehabilitation in children including cases
  • visually induced dizziness in children (including machine based rehabilitation, OKN desensitisation & paediatric vestibular symptom scale)
  • vestibular rehabilitation outcome measures.

Teaching and structure

The course is run by a multidisciplinary faculty consisting of clinicians and scientists who are highly experienced in setting up and running paediatric “dizzy clinics” and involves:

  • live lectures
  • interactive seminar style discussions
  • workshops
  • online virtual learning environment with pre course reading, handouts and resources, video recordings and quizzes