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Advanced Vestibular topics: Examination, Differential Diagnosis, and Interventions

Course: #3866Level: Advanced2 Hours 86 Reviews

The course will discuss various examination techniques, differential diagnosis, and treatments associated with peripheral and central vestibular conditions. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to identify at least two tests that would help with differential diagnoses of vestibular conditions.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to describe at least two measures/tests to help manage vestibular disorders.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to identify at least three key anatomical structures involved in the central or peripheral vestibular disease process.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to identify at least three history taking strategies for central and peripheral vestibular disorders.


0-15 Minutes Background, review of learning outcomes
15-30 Minutes Anatomy and physiology of the vestibular system
30-45 Minutes Acute Vestibular Syndrome: A clinical challenge
45-60 Minutes Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)
60-75 Minutes Vestibular Migraine
75-90 Minutes Meniere’s Disease
90-115 Minutes Persistent Postural-Perceptual Dizziness (PPPD)
115-120 Minutes Summary, Q & A


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