BPPV is the most common vestibular disorder across the life span for which therapists play a critical role in optimal management, including, potential high rates of success with limited treatments. This course is designed to help guide clinicians in establishing the fundamental knowledge and treatment techniques to more effectively manage patients with BPPV. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Editor's Note: Regarding Pennsylvania credits, this course is approved by the PA State Board of Physical Therapy for 1 hour of general and 1 hour of Direct Access CE credit.
Please note this course is for the clinician that has baseline knowledge of the vestibular system as this course is intermediate/advanced level depending on practice area/education on the topic. Exam hints are on the top right corner of the handout and understanding the directionality of assessment and treatment is necessary to understanding course content and working with this clientele.
Course created on October 20, 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; LA/2.0; MA/2.0; MD/0.2; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MN/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NJ/2.0; NV/0.2; NY/2.0; OH/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; WV/2.0; WY/2.0
- Participants will be able to identify the success or failure of various BPPV maneuvers based on the direct understanding of the biomechanics of BPPV
- Participants will be able to Identify at least three critical diagnostic eye movements in relation to the selection of specific BPPV treatment prescriptions
- Participants will be able to identify at least three key historical features, subjective complaints, critical clinical test findings, and specific treatment interventions associated with optimal BPPV management
- Participants will be able to identify key steps to using a clinical algorithm in guiding BPPV clinical decision-making
|0-15 Minutes||Review of learning outcomes, Background|
|15-45 Minutes||Anatomy and physiology of Vestibular system|
|45-75 Minutes||Posterior Canal BPPV|
|75-90 Minutes||Anterior and Horizontal BPPV|
|90-115 Minutes||Case study applications|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
PT, DPT, NCS
Janene M. Holmberg, PT, DPT, NCS received her PT and DPT from the University of Utah. She has over 30 years of experience treating patients with vestibular disorders. She lectures nationally and internationally in the field of vestibular and balance rehabilitation with many leaders in the field. In 2014, Dr. Holmberg has received the "Clinical Excellence in Neurology" Award from the Academy of Neurology Physical Therapy (ANPT) of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). She is published in areas of BPPV, clinical updates on vestibular rehabilitation, and most recently in the area of chronic dizziness secondary to functional/psychiatric disorders, specifically the diagnosis of Persistent Postural-Perceptual Dizziness (PPPD). In 2021, she received the honor of being accepted into the prestigious International Barany Society for her contributions to advancing the clinical science of vestibular rehabilitation. She is currently working in a leadership position for Intermountain Rehabilitation Services where she fosters collaboration, best-evidence care, clinical research, and mentoring in addition to keeping a small clinical practice at the Hearing and Balance Center. She is a respected skilled clinician and has mentored many in her field of expertise to better manage the complexities of the dizzy and unsteady patient.
Financial: Janene Holmberg has received an honorarium for presenting this course.
Non-financial: Janene Holmberg has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by PhysicalTherapy.com, a Continued site.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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