This course will help audiologists and vestibular providers alike solidify their knowledge of obtaining a case history and other patient information that is useful for vestibular testing. Asking more direct questions, determining candidacy, using functional assessment tools, helping to appropriately counsel, and clinical considerations for testing are covered in this course.
Course created on September 6, 2023
- After this course, participants will be able to identify three categories of “dizziness”.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify three functional assessment tools that may be used to determine how dizziness may be affecting a patient’s mental health.
- After this course, participants will be able to list three conditions that may change a patient’s candidacy for vestibular testing.
|5-15 Minutes||Defining dizziness|
|15-20 Minutes||The art of case history|
|20-25 Minutes||Assessment tools|
|30-40 Minutes||Special considerations|
|40-55 Minutes||Case studies|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary & Q/A|
Kaitlin Ryan graduated with her Doctorate of Audiology from Northeastern University in 2019 and had a quick launch into vestibular audiology through the Department of Veterans Affairs in Palo Alto, CA serving veterans across hundreds of miles. This developed into sitting on fall prevention committees, working as an Audiology liaison for a geriatric interdisciplinary clinic and on teams of providers working to rehabilitate active-duty special forces service people after they sustained brain trauma. Currently, Kaitlin is working in a large hospital on a team of 4 vestibular audiologists in conjunction with ENT physicians to serve a significant portion of Massachusetts, helping to better characterize and understand their dizziness. Prior to this, she had the opportunity to study how hearing and balance changes during spaceflight as an intern at NASA, solidifying her passion for bettering the lives of others through audiology.
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Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
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International Hearing Society
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Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approved for 1 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Audiologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number LTS-S0035.
New Zealand Audiological Society
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