This course provides a review of the current research related to the assessment and treatment of BPPV. Assessment and treatment focuses on all three semi-circular canals.
Course created on April 23, 2015
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AR/1.0; AZ/1.0; CA/1.0; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DE/1.0; GA/1.0; HI/1.0; IA/1.0; ID/1.0; IL/1.0; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; KY/1.0 Category 2; MA/1.0; ME/1.0; MI/1.0; MO/1.0; MS/1.0; MT/1.0; NC/1.0; ND/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NY/1.0; OR/1.0; PA/1.0; RI/1.0; SC/1.0; SD/1.0; TN/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT/1.0; WA/1.0; WI/1.0; WY/1.0
- Participants will be able to correctly describe each example of how to perform a positional test for the posterior, anterior and horizontal semi-circular canals.
- Participants will be able to accurately list each treatment maneuver for BPPV of the posterior, anterior and horizontal semi-circular canals.
- Participants will be able independently describe an example of how to modify a test position for posterior canal BPPV when limited by ROM or pain concerns.
|5-20 Minutes||Assessment of the Posterior Canal|
|20-25 Minutes||Assessment of the Anterior Canal|
|25-35 Minutes||Assessment of the Horizontal Canal|
|35-50 Minutes||Treatment Techniques for BPPV|
|50-55 Minutes||Special Considerations for treating BPPV|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Karen Lambert, PT, DPT, NCS
Karen H. Lambert currently works for a private outpatient physical therapy clinic specializing in treatment of patients with vestibular and blance dysfunction. She earned a Master's degree in physical therapy from MCP Hahnemahnn University in 2000 and later earned a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Drexel University in 2014. She received Board Certification in the area of Neurologic Physical Therapy from the American Physical Therapy Board of Clinical Specialties in 2006. She has served on multiple task forces for the Neurologic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association related to vestibular dysfunction. She served as Officer in Charge of the Traumatic Brain Injury Section of Physical Therapy at Walter Reed Army Medical Center from December 2007 to August 2010 where she participated in several research projects aimed at investigating the most effective rehabilitative techniques for service members with complaints of dizziness and/or cognitive impairment post mild to moderate traumatic brain injury. Karen has presented on the topic of dizziness as it relates to concussion and vestibular dysfunction at several conferences throughout the United States for the National Athletic Trainers Association, the American Physical Therapy Association, at the Joint Services Optometry and Audiology Conferences and is a co-founder of the Military Vestibular Assessment and Rehabilitation Course hosted by Walter Reed Army Medical Center and the National Intrepid Center of Excellence for Trauamatic Brain Injury and Psychological Health.
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