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Treatment Maneuvers for BPPV

presented by Jeff Walter, DPT, NCS

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Financial: Jeff Walter receives compensation from MedBridge for this course and Education Resources, Inc. 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: 73 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 33 Minutes

The course will review canalith repositioning maneuvers utilized to treat horizontal and posterior canal BPPV. Instruction will emphasize proper performance of the treatment maneuvers. Treatment-related management guidelines will be reviewed. Training in the following treatment maneuvers will be included: modified Epley maneuver, liberatory (Semont) maneuver, Gufoni maneuver, and cupulolith repositioning maneuver. Demonstration of maneuvers and case-based videos will be utilized to reinforce teaching objectives. The course will include a BPPV treatment-related question-and-answer session with neurotologist Michael Teixido, MD. The course is appropriate for audiologists and occupational/physical therapists and assistants.

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. Canalith Repositioning Maneuvers for Posterior Canal BPPV

Instruction will focus on canalith repositioning maneuvers utilized to treat posterior canal BPPV. Training in the following treatment maneuvers will be included: modified Epley maneuver and liberatory (Semont) maneuver. Properly administered canalith repositioning maneuvers are highly effective in treating posterior canal BPPV.

2. Canalith Repositioning Maneuvers for Horizontal Canal BPPV

Instruction will focus on canalith repositioning maneuvers utilized to treat horizontal canal BPPV. Training in the following treatment maneuvers will be included: Gufoni maneuver and cupulolith repositioning maneuver.

3. BPPV Management Guidelines

BPPV treatment-related management guidelines will be reviewed. Application of the guidelines are helpful in optimizing BPPV. This chapter will include a BPPV treatment-related question-and-answer session with neurotologist Michael Teixido, MD.

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