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Jeff Walter, DPT, NCS

Jeff Walter Instructor Bio:

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 Bachelor of Science in physical therapy (1996).

Jeff Walter attained competency certification in vestibular rehabilitation and vestibular function test interpretation and has a Doctorate in Physical Therapy (2009) from the University of Scranton. Since 1999, Jeff has lectured at professional conferences, universities, and continuing education courses for audiologists, physicians, and therapists involved in managing patients with dizziness and imbalance.

Jeff Walter's Continuing Education Courses

Management of Vestibular-Related Dizziness in Geriatrics (Recorded Webinar)

Management of Vestibular-Related Dizziness in Geriatrics (Recorded Webinar)

This course is a recording of a previously hosted live webinar event. Polling and question submission features are not available for this recording. Format and structure may differ from standard MedBridge courses. This evidence-based…

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Vestibular Anatomy and Physiology

Vestibular Anatomy and Physiology

Video Runtime: 58 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 19 Minutes

This course will include instruction in anatomy and physiology of the vestibular system. Completion of this course is highly recommended prior to completion… Read Morearrow_right

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Identification and Management of Unilateral Vestibular Disorders

Identification and Management of Unilateral Vestibular Disorders

Video Runtime: 101 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 36 Minutes

The course will review the features of unilateral vestibular dysfunction (excluding BPPV, which is reviewed in detail in other courses). Common pharmacologic… Read Morearrow_right

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Bilateral Vestibular Disorders and PPPD

Bilateral Vestibular Disorders and PPPD

Video Runtime: 46 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 28 Minutes

This course will review the specific features and management options for bilateral vestibular disorders (BVD) and persistent postural perceptual dizziness (PPPD).… Read Morearrow_right

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Central Vestibular Disorders and HINTS Testing

Central Vestibular Disorders and HINTS Testing

Video Runtime: 54 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 32 Minutes

The course will review the features of central nervous system disorders that may present with vestibular-related issues. Content will include a detailed discussion… Read Morearrow_right

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Vestibular Examination: Oculomotor Testing

Vestibular Examination: Oculomotor Testing

Video Runtime: 77 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 24 Minutes

This course will focus on instruction to enhance a clinician's ability to select, administer, and interpret oculomotor testing in individuals presenting with… Read Morearrow_right

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Vestibular Examination: Postural Control Testing

Vestibular Examination: Postural Control Testing

Video Runtime: 36 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 28 Minutes

Balance testing provides valuable insight into the functional impact of a vestibular disorder. Postural control testing can offer information into how efficiently… Read Morearrow_right

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Vestibular Compensation Exercises and Clinical Resources

Vestibular Compensation Exercises and Clinical Resources

Video Runtime: 64 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 7 Minutes

Course instruction will emphasize suggested exercises to address modifiable impairments related to vestibular hypofunction. Mechanisms involved in the resolution… Read Morearrow_right

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BPPV Pathophysiology and Differential Diagnosis of Positional Vertigo

BPPV Pathophysiology and Differential Diagnosis of Positional Vertigo

Video Runtime: 83 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 36 Minutes

BPPV is the most common cause of peripheral vestibular dysfunction and is typically identified and treated with positioning maneuvers. The pathophysiology of… Read Morearrow_right

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Diagnostic Maneuvers for BPPV

Diagnostic Maneuvers for BPPV

Video Runtime: 46 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 34 Minutes

This course will review positioning tests utilized in the differential diagnosis of positional dizziness and will include testing for posterior and horizontal… Read Morearrow_right

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Treatment Maneuvers for BPPV

Treatment Maneuvers for BPPV

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… Read Morearrow_right

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