This presentation will describe and demonstrate common examinations for vestibular dysfunction in adults. Examinations will include Oculomotor control, VOR X 1, VOR X 2 and VORc assessment, and general standing balance and postural control assessment.
This is an intermediate level course. A knowledge of vestibular anatomy is highly recommended
Live WebinarFri, Jan 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
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
- Correctly perform a Dix-Hallpike test and interpret the results as negative or positive
- Choose and perform the correct repositioning maneuver for both horizontal and posterior canal canalithiasis
- Identify the differences between central and peripheral vestibular dysfunction
- Correctly perform an examination of VOR X 1 and VORc, interpret results and plan appropriate physical therapy treatment for impairments of the VOR
|0-15 Minutes||Review of learner outcomes, review of vestibular system function and pathology|
|15-30 Minutes||History taking and dizziness handicap inventory|
|30-50 Minutes||Assessment: Oculomotor control and the VOR|
|50-60 Minutes||Central vs. peripheral, review and examples|
|60-80 Minutes||BPPV: Assessment and Differentiation|
|80-115 Minutes||Postural Control, subsystems, standardized assessment of the vestibular system|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
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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