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New Online Vestibular Rehabilitation course approved for PT continuing education in California

Franklin, TN (PRWEB) August 27, 2013

Each year over 8 million physician and emergency room visits are attributed to complaints of dizziness and imbalance. Symptoms of vestibular disorders can vary greatly from one person to the next and the population range can vary as much as the symptoms. As our population ages many more people will be seeking medical assistance for dizziness and imbalance or injuries due to these complaints. Soldiers returning from combat with post blast or post concussion injuries often have underlying vestibular disorders. The ability for clinicians to perform screening tests for differential diagnosis is critical for the future health and well being of their patients. Only 8% of suspected BBPV patients will have a proper diagnosis prior coming to a therapist. This online vestibular rehab physical therapy continuing education course will provide a foundation for understanding proper evaluation and treatment techniques for various vestibular conditions.

Online Vestibular Rehabilitation course objectives for PT continuing education:

  • Perform specific oculomotor and vestibular function testing and understand the implications of the findings. To Include:
-- Neutral primary gaze postion test
-- Eccentric Gaze Holding Test
-- Ocular ROM/Mobility/Motility test
-- Smooth Pursuit Test
-- Saccadic eye movement test
-- Vergence test
-- Optokinetic nystagmus test
-- Vestibulo-ocular reflex test(slow)
-- Cross cover test
-- Head thrust test/head impulse test(HIT)
-- Head shake test(HST)
--Vestibulo-ocular cancellation testing

-Observe and apply progressive treatment strategies for various diagnoses.

-Apply information gathered from detailed history, evaluations and tests and develop appropriate algorithmic plans of care.

-Recognize nystagmal variations and assist in the correct diagnosis and treatment in vestibular disorders, especially BPPV and its variant resistant forms.

  • Perform specific BPPV tests (such as Dix-Hallpike, Sermount Manuever, Gufoni Manuever,
  • Forced Prolonged Positioning) and decide appropriate treatment options including traditional and newly emerging alternative treatment options.

The California Physical Therapy Board has approved North American Seminars, Inc. as an approval agency to approve providers offering continuing competency courses. This course meets the standards set forth in section 1399.96 of the California Code of Regulation and is approved for physical therapy continuing competency license renewal requirements in the State of California. This course can be used for continuing competency for license renewal for occupational and physical therapists in the state of California. This course meets the ceu requirements specified in the Utah Physical Therapy Practice Act Rule. For other physical therapy continuing education courses online visit

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