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