Presented By: Megan Jackson, PT, DPT, NCS
*CE credits are not available for this course
This course will provide clinicians with an understanding of normal function of the peripheral vestibular system and what goes wrong for patients with Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV). Participants will learn the clinical presentation for BPPV and the fundamental evidence-based examination and intervention techniques.
Benefits to Attending:
- Anatomy and physiology of the peripheral vestibular system including the otolith organs, , vestibular nerve, and vestibular-ocular reflex
- Pathophysiology and clinical presentation of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
- Analyze the results of positional testing for BPPV and choose evidence-based interventions
Megan Jackson, PT, DPT, NCS is a Physical Therapist specializing in the assessment and treatment of patients with vestibular and neurological disorders. Megan graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program in 2010 and went on to work for the University of Illinois Hospital in the acute care setting. Through her training and practice, Megan found her passion of assessing and treating patients who came through the emergency department with acute vertigo. She also found a love in educating providers, medical trainees, therapy staff and therapy students on the examination and treatment of the acutely dizzy patient.
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