This course is designed for therapists looking to expand their knowledge and clinical skills in the assessment and intervention of chronic dizziness related to persistent postural-perceptual dizziness (3PD). Often these patients have overwhelming symptoms and multiple factors that make successful intervention strategies challenging. This course will review the available evidence and present a working framework for successful management and improved patient satisfaction in this population through case study presentation.This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Live WebinarThu, Mar 12, 2020 at 12:00 pm 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; DE/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 identify at least five characteristics of persistent postural-perceptual dizziness (3PD).
- Participants will be able to describe at least one theory of the pathophysiology related to 3PD.
- Participants will be able to identify at least five components of the subjective and objective exam for the patient with 3PD.
- Participants will be able to identify at least three intervention strategies to avoid common limitations in the management of 3PD.
- Participants will be able to identify at least two factors relative to the prognosis of the patient with 3PD.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learner outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||Epidemiology and diagnostic criteria|
|45-65 Minutes||Subjective and objective exam|
|65-75 Minutes||Goals and outcomes|
|75-115 Minutes||Pharmacologic and rehab interventions|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary and Q&A|
Debbie Struiksma, PT, NCS
Debbie Struiksma PT, NCS is a program director and physical therapist for Complete Balance Solutions Institute for Rehab, an outpatient clinic in Orange County, California. She graduated from California State University, Long Beach with her Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy in 1997 and has been certified by the ABPTS as a neurologic clinical specialist since 2005. She completed the Emory vestibular competency course in 2001 and the cervicogenic course in 2013. She began her career in the inpatient rehab setting and transitioned in 2000 to the outpatient setting as the clinical supervisor for the Long Beach Memorial Medical Center Balance and Vestibular Clinic. She has remained primarily in the outpatient setting over the span of her career with emphasis on treatment of vestibular issues as they relate to various neurologic diagnosis including multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's, concussion, and ataxia.
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