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When: October 20, 21, and 22, 2021

Course fees: (breakfast & lunch included)                  •   Attend course days 1, 2 & 3:  $595.00                •   Attend course days 1 & 2:      $495.00                •   Attend course day 3 only:       $250.00


Courtyard Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile
165 East Ontario Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611 USA

A small block of rooms are available at a discounted rate for overnight stay on October 19, 20, and 22, 2021. Rooms reservations made before September 28, 2021 will recieve a rate of $239/night plus taxes (based on availability). Make your reservation under "Interacoustics Vestibular Course" to reserve discount rate. Reserve Hotel Room link for 2021 to be available soon.

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Download a copy of the course invitation for more information on presenters, content and daily agenda.

Vestibular Course in Chicago 2021 Invitation Page 1

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Education Credits

Maximum of 2.1 AAA CEUs

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Interacoustics is approved by the American Academy of Audiology to offer Academy CEUs for this activity. Each day is worth 0.7 CEUs, totaling 2.1 CEUs for those that attend all 3 days. Academy approval of this continuing education activity is based on course content only and does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedure, or adherence of the event to the Academy’s Code of Ethics. Any views that are presented are those of the presenter/CE Provider and not necessarily of the American Academy of Audiology. Tier 1 Credits – Interacoustics is applying for 2.1 CEU credits (21 credit hours) through AAA for the American Board of Audiology recertification requirements.

For information on product or course content details, contact:

Cammy Bahner
Vestibular Education Course Sponsored by Interacoustics
Comprehensive Guide to Administration and Interpretation of Vestibular Tests

This course is for audiologists, technicians, physicians, and other healthcare professionals who are involved in performing and interpreting vestibular tests. The course does not require extensive prior vestibular testing experience, but we assume you have at least read your operator’s manual and have observed a few tests by a more experienced colleague.

This course provides a comprehensive guide to the administration and interpretation of vestibular tests. VNG testing is covered during the first two days and the more advanced tests such as vHIT, VEMPs, rotation chair, etc. are covered on the third day.

The course begins at a basic level and proceeds systematically through more challenging topics as each step in the administration of the test is discussed in detail. For each part of the test, tracings and video clips of both normal and abnormal results are presented and the clinical implications of abnormal findings are discussed.  Guidelines are provided to distinguish valid results from artifacts and to avoid common errors.

At the conclusion of the course, participants will learn how to prepare the patient, to perform vestibular tests and analyze the results, to differentiate valid findings from artifacts, to identify different abnormal findings and describe their clinical significance, and to write an informative report.

Course Presenters


Kamran Barin, PhD

Assistant Professor Emeritus, Department of otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery and Department of Speech & Hearing Science, The Ohio State University

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Michelle R. Petrak, PhD

Director of Clinical Audiology and Vestibular Research for Interacoustics

Course instruction incorporates Micromedical by Interacoustics balance assessment testing equipment in content and hands-on demonstrations. 

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