In this introductory course for assessing and treating BPPV in the home, we will review the essential aspects of the patient interview, diagnosing BPPV, differentiating canalithias versus cupulolithiasis, and patient education. All information is based on the APTA's most recent Clinical Practice Guideline on BPPV.
Live WebinarFri, Sep 2, 2022 at 10:00 am EDT
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OK/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- After this course, participants will be able to independently list three of the primary components of an effective patient interview.
- After this course, participants will be able to independently list the steps in completing a cervical screen and Vertebral Artery Screen.
- After this course, participants will be able to independently list the steps to complete the Dix Hallpike Maneuver for differential diagnosing of BPPV.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify basic nystagmus patterns associated with BPPV.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the steps for canalith repositioning maneuvers for the treatment of BPPV.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify three key points for patient education on BPPV as per APTA’s recommended patient education.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes and APTA’s recommendations for the assessment and treatment of BPPV|
|15-30 Minutes||The patient interview|
|30-40 Minutes||Cervical screen and Vertebral artery screen|
|40-60 Minutes||Hallpike Dix Maneuver|
|85-105 Minutes||Canalith repositioning maneuvers|
|105-115 Minutes||Patient education on BPPV|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
PT, DPT, NCS, MSCS
Elena graduated from Thomas Jefferson University in 2001 with her MSPT and then completed a transitional DPT program through Jefferson in 2006. She then went on to achieve specialty certifications in neurology through the APTA, multiple sclerosis through the MS consortium and is a Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist.
Her passions include sharing knowledge and non-stop personal/professional growth
Elena has over twenty years of clinical practice, clinical leadership, clinical staff education, and neurological program development experience.
In addition to the clinical expertise, education, and advanced certifications, at Penn Medicine at Home, she is actively developing the neurological rehabilitation program. Highlights include: Therapy Professional Developmental Specialist, development of the clinical pathway for multiple sclerosis, and Chair for the neurological special interest group.
PT, DPT, CMP, CKTP, CMTPT, AIB-VR
Dr. Jessica Visintainer graduated from Temple University, where she earned both a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She began her career working across the United States in various settings while building a diverse and advanced skill set. She focuses on the treatment and management of athletes and outdoor enthusiasts, drawing on her experience as a multi-distance triathlete, including Ironman and avid backpacker.
Dr. Visintainer has advanced her training to include certifications in manual therapy, kinesiotaping, vestibular rehabilitation, and dry needling. These certifications have provided the foundation for the successful care and management of clients in all stages of their rehabilitation and training.
As a home health clinician, Jessica, in conjunction with her colleagues, assisted in developing a Vestibular Rehabilitation Competency, which allows us to bring Vestibular Rehab into the home and provide front-line access to quality care.
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