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Online: PT09: Balance and Falls: Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
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Presenters: Susan L Whitney, PT, PhD, NCS, FAPTA; Anne Mucha, PT, MS, NCS; Kathy Brown, PT, MS, NCS

Price: $54 Member | $89 Nonmember (price subject to change)
CEU: 0.3 CEUs (3.0 contact hours/CCUs) will be awarded upon successful completion of a multiple choice test. You must complete the online posttest with at least 70% accuracy in order to claim CEU credit.
Course Level: Intermediate
Publication Date: September 2009

LMS-81
 

Overview | Objectives | Presenters Bios | CEU Information | System Requirements
Overview

 

This session will address differential diagnosis and intervention for posterior and horizontal canal BPPV. The presenter will discuss the evidence of the effectiveness of interventions for persons with BPPV and the latest evidence about post-treatment instruction and the incidence of BPPV.

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Objectives
After completing this module, you should be able to:
  • Identify and treat one risk of falling: BPPV.
  • Discuss the evidence of the effectiveness of the interventions for persons with BPPV.

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Presenters' Bios

Susan L Whitney, PT, PhD, NCS, FAPTA, is an associate professor in the Departments of Physical Therapy and Otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh. She received her professional physical therapy education from Temple University and her PhD in motor development/motor learning from the University of Pittsburgh. Sr. Whitney maintains an active clinical practice with an emphasis on people with imbalance. Her research focuses on the assessment and treatment of vestibular disorders and the examination of the clinical tools used to assess balance dysfunction and treatment outcome. Her current research, examining the use of virtual reality techniques for people with balance disorders is both intriguing and innovative.

Anne Mucha, PT, MS, NCS, Biography is not available for this presenter.

Kathy Brown, PT, MS, NCS, Biography is not available for this presenter.

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CEU Information


On successful completion of the examination, 0.3 CEUs (3.0 contact hours/CCUs) and a certificate of completion will be awarded. The American Physical Therapy Association has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102. Provider (#380).

Many state agencies recognize APTA as a recognized or approved provider for continuing education. The following state agencies have granted prior approval for this continuing education offering:

  • California Physical Therapy Association: CPTA2014-2015
  • Nevada Board of Physical Therapy Examiners: 0.3 Units
  • Ohio State Board of Physical Therapy: 14S1960
  • Oklahoma Board of Medical Licensure & Supervision: 3 Category B Hours
  • Pennsylvania: Approved - 1 DA, 2 GEN
  • Texas Physical Therapy Association: 1609016TX

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System Requirements
Online Course: This course consists of a narrated PowerPoint® presentation, interactive knowledge checks, and a posttest.
Computer System Requirements

Recommended Internet Connection:  The PT 2009 Revisited courses are presented using streaming video technology.  We recommend users have at least a high-speed cable or DSL connection.  Dial up modems and/or Satellite Internet connections are not recommended.

Please click one of the demo links below to see if you are able to view the content prior to purchasing this course.

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