Selecting vestibular assessment tests should be based on medical necessity and answering clinically based questions related to individual patient symptoms, past medical history, and signs. This intermediate presentation will provide an overview of vestibular measures and best-practice guidelines in vestibular assessment, and help the attendee understand best-practice approaches in the vestibular clinic.
Course created on December 16, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to identify best-practice protocols for assessing patients in the vestibular clinic.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss current trends in objective vestibular measures.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss the application of clinical decision analysis to vestibular assessment.
|5-35 Minutes||Clinical decision making overview and application to vestibular practice|
|35-55 Minutes||Vestibular care path overview and clinical vignettes|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Julie A. Honaker, Ph.D. CCC-A is the Section Head of Audiology, Head and Neck Institute, and the Director of the Vestibular and Balance Disorders Program at the Cleveland Clinic. Her passion for vestibular sciences developed during her master’s program in audiology (2001) and Ph.D. (2006) at the University of Cincinnati, followed by a post-doctoral fellowship at the Mayo Clinic (2009). Prior to joining the Cleveland Clinic in 2016, she was an Associate Professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with her teaching and research program focused on vestibular and balance sciences. As a clinical researcher, she strives to advance the care of patients with balance disorders, but more importantly, she mentors students to become independent and critical thinkers and consumers, and producers of research. Her significant contributions to the field are enhancing the clinical training and research preparedness of students in audiology. Dr. Honaker is currently serving as the American Speech-Language- Hearing Association Vice President for Academic Affairs in Audiology.
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