Contact Hours3 Hours
This course will review vestibular neuroscience and anatomy as well as the functional implications of vestibular dysfunction. Characteristics of vertigo in peripheral and central pathology will be discussed as well as the importance of conducting a thorough subjective history. This course will also include oculomotor testing and interpretation and will discuss four different exercise components to address vestibular peripheral hypofunction to include gaze stabilization, habituation, balance and endurance training exercises.
At the end of this course, the participant will be able to:
- Recognize common medical diagnoses associated with vestibular impairment.
- Differentiate the different characteristics of vertigo in peripheral versus central vestibular pathology.
- Utilize a thorough subjective history with patients complaining of vestibular symptoms.
- Interpret the findings of an oculomotor examination.
- Implement four different exercise components to address vestibular peripheral hypofunction including gaze stabilization, balance and endurance training exercises in order to reduce symptoms and improve participation in ADLs.
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Satisfactory completion of this course will require the participant to respond to polling questions asked throughout the webinar.