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Geriatric SIG Webinar
Tuesday, February 25, 2020, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
Category: SIGs

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Course Title: Vestibular Management in the Aging Adult by Dr. Victoria Kochick

Course Description: This webinar will review vestiblular anatomy and physiology, particularly in the aging adult. Common diagnoses, treatment considerations, and prognostic indicators will be reviewed.

Contact hour(s): approved for .5 evaluative and .5 general

Speaker Bio:
Dr. Kochick is a neurological board certified physical therapist who coordinates the exertion therapy program of the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program. She earned both her bachelor's degree in exercise science and her doctorate in physical therapy from Slippery Rock University. She completed the UPMC Centers for Rehab Services Neurologic Residency Program in 2015, where she received vast clinical experience in stroke rehabilitation, acute neuro-trauma, spinal cord injury rehabilitation, brain injury rehabilitation, outpatient neurology/vestibular rehabilitation, and outpatient vestibular/ exertion therapy post-concussion. Dr. Kochick is currently a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy and serves on the Board of Directors for the Southwest District of the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association. She is actively involved with research projects on activity post concussion and clearance criteria for discharge.