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Management of Vestibular Disorders: Case Studies (Recorded Webinar)

presented by Jeff Walter, DPT, NCS

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Financial: Jeff Walter receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.

Nonfinancial: Jeff Walter has no competing nonfinancial interests or relationships with regard to the content presented in this course.

Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.

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Video Runtime: 121 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 22 Minutes

Using a case-based approach, this webinar will reinforce the effective management of adults presenting with dizziness. The webinar will include instruction in obtaining relevant history, synthesis of a prioritized bedside examination, discussion of pertinent laboratory testing/imaging, formulation of a differential diagnosis, and treatment concepts. This course will focus on practical management of dizziness through a series of case studies, which will encompass both peripheral and central vestibular disorders. Indication for medical referral will also be discussed.

It is strongly recommended that the learner be knowledgeable in the fundamentals of vestibular rehabilitation prior to completing this webinar. The webinar is appropriate for audiologists, physicians, and physical/occupational therapists.

Meet Your Instructor

Jeff Walter, DPT, NCS

Jeff Walter, DPT, NCS, is the director of the Otolaryngology Vestibular and Balance Center at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. His clinical practice focuses on vestibular diagnostic testing and vestibular rehabilitation. He is an adjunct faculty member at Misericordia University's Department of Physical Therapy and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin with a…

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1. Case Study 1: History and Differential Diagnosis

In this chapter, we will use a mock patient to discuss the case history process for individuals with dizziness. We will also review diagnostic considerations based on history.

2. Case Study 1: Targeted Examination, Assessment, and Management Suggestions

In this chapter, we will review the application of a targeted examination approach and discuss differential diagnosis based on examination results.

3. Case Study 2: History and Physical Examination

In this chapter, we will discuss case history and bedside examination findings. We will then review diagnostic considerations based on presentation.

4. Case Study 2

In this chapter, we will review commonly utilized lab-based vestibular function testing.

5. Question and Answer Session

This is a viewer-submitted question and answer session facilitated by Jeff Walter.

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