This course provides a foundation on which to treat persons with peripheral vestibular hypofunction. The Vestibular Hypofunction Clinical Practice Guideline is utilized via case based learning and recent vestibular hypofunction literature is discussed in the management of persons with peripheral vestibular disorders. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Course created on October 22, 2021
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
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; 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
- Participants will be able to list at least three factors that complicate the rehabilitation of persons with vestibular hypofunction.
- Participants will be able to differentiate between the head impulse test, smooth pursuits, saccades, VOR cancellation, vibration-induced nystagmus, and dynamic visual acuity testing in persons with suspect vestibular hypofunction.
- Participants will be able to identify at least two typical presentations of persons with peripheral versus central vestibular dysfunction.
|0-15 Minutes||Review of learning outcomes, Background: Vestibular hypofunction|
|15-60 Minutes||The new Vestibular Hypofunction Clinical Prediction Guideline|
|60-105 Minutes||Case-based learning of persons with vestibular hypofunction|
|105-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
DPT, PhD, NCS, ATC, FAPTA
Susan L. Whitney received her PhD in motor development/motor learning from the University of Pittsburgh, her professional physical therapy education from Temple University in Philadelphia, and her DPT from MGH Institute of the Health Professions. She is a professor in physical therapy in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and treats clinically for the Centers for Rehab Services (CRS) Balance and Vestibular Rehabilitation Center. Dr. Whitney has authored or coauthored over 170 articles on Medline, most of which relate to vestibular rehabilitation. She has co-authored a book related to dizziness and balance disorders.
Financial disclosures: Dr. Whitney consults on three Department of Defense grants with IAI, Inc, and is listed on the patent for a vestibular app developed by IAI, Inc. Dr. Whitney also teaches education courses with Michael Schubert, PT, PhD, teaches for APTA and its affiliates, and teaches for Medbridge. Dr. Whitney received an honorarium for this course
Non-financial disclosures: Dr. Whitney is the Vice President of the International Neurological PT Association (a subgroup of World Physiotherapy)
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