After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1|Describe anatomical structures that comprise the vestibular system and understand their functions
2|Discuss the types of dizziness and differentiate between central vs. peripheral pathology.
3|Analyze the subjective complaints of a patient to determine the appropriate tests and measures.
4|Integrate appropriate tests for the posterior semicircular canal BPPV and interpret the findings appropriately
5|Identify the appropriate canalith repositing maneuver for a patient and administer it properly.
6|Identify red flags/yellow flags and distinguish when a referral to another healthcare provider is warranted
7|Discuss the function of vestibulo-ocular reflex
8|List and administer a Dynamic Visual Acuity Test and analyze the findings
9|List and Administer VOR exercises and understand when to progress/regress exercises
Lauren Arcibal, PT, DTP, GCS
Director of Clinical Education & Assistant Professor
American International College
The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education (CE) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Any relevant financial relationships are mitigated prior to the educational activity.
None of the planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 contact hour(s). Nurses should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 2.00 ANCC Contact Hours
- 2.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours