This series will describe and demonstrate common examinations and treatment for vestibular dysfunction in adults. Examination and treatment of dysfunctional oculomotor control, hypofunctioning VOR, and BPPV will be included.
Editor's Note: Regarding Pennsylvania credits, this course is approved by the PA State Board of Physical Therapy for 2.5 hours of general and 1.5 hours of Direct Access CE credit.
This is a two-part series comprised of the following courses: #3285 and #3286.This course is intermediate level and a knowledge of vestibular anatomy and examination is highly recommended.
Course created on January 22, 2019
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
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- Identify the differences between central and peripheral vestibular dysfunction.
- Choose and perform the correct repositioning maneuver for both horizontal and posterior canal canalithiasis.
- Design and implement physical therapy treatment for poorly compensated unilateral peripheral vestibular dysfunction.
- Choose the best home exercises for patients undergoing treatment for poorly compensated unilateral peripheral vestibular dysfunction and design an effective home exercise program.
- Correctly perform an examination of VOR X 1 and VORc, interpret results and plan appropriate physical therapy treatment for impairments of the VOR.
|0-30 Minutes||Review of learner outcomes, review of vestibular system function and pathology|
|30-60 Minutes||History taking and dizziness handicap inventory; Assessment: Oculomotor control and the VOR|
|60-120 Minutes||BPPV: Assessment and Differentiation; Postural Control, subsystems, standardized assessment of the vestibular system|
|120-180 Minutes||Treatment of BPPV|
|180-215 Minutes||Unilateral peripheral hypofunction;Treatment of hypofunctional VOR|
|215-240 Minutes||Bilateral vestibulopathy: Treatment and case; Summary|
Kathleen Kelley, PT, EdD, NCS
Dr. Kelley is an associate professor of physical therapy at Quinnipiac University. She has taught in the areas of neurologic rehabilitation, neurologic pathology, balance, falls and vestibular dysfunction for 22 years. Dr. Kelley received her BS in physical therapy from the University of Connecticut, her MS in neurology from Boston University and her Doctorate in education from the University of Sarasota. She is also a board certified neurological clinical specialist. Dr. Kelley is also an avid teacher and practitioner of yoga and meditation and applies these teachings to both her life and her work.
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