A review of recent key journal articles on bilateral peripheral vestibular system impairment, and their implications for audiology clinical practice.
Course created on December 7, 2016
- After this course learners will be able to list the most common causes of bilateral vestibular system impairment.
- After this course learners will be able to explain the epidemiological aspects of bilateral peripheral vestibular system impairment.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the differential effect of mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease on semicircular canal and otolith end organ function.
- After this course learners will be able to explain the effect of profound peripheral vestibular system impairment on the hippocampus.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction to Studies|
|5-20 Minutes||Study #1: What they asked, what they did, what they found, why it matters|
|20-35 Minutes||Study #2: What they asked, what they did, what they found, why it matters|
|35-45 Minutes||Study #3: What they asked, what they did, what they found, why it matters|
|45-55 Minutes||Clinical implications|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Professor at Vanderbilt University, Director of the Division of Audiology, and Co-director of the Division of Vestibular Sciences at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Gary Jacobson, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at Vanderbilt University and the Director of the Division of Audiology for the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center for Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences. He is the author or co-author of over 100 peer-reviewed publications and the co-editor of three textbooks covering vestibular sciences. He is the past editor of the American Journal of Audiology and current Editor in Chief of the Journal of the American Academy of Audiology. He is the recipient of both the Honors of the Association from ASHA, and the Jerger Career Award for Research in Audiology from the American Academy of Audiology.
Devin L. McCaslin
Co-Director, Vanderbilt Balance Disorders Clinic
Devin McCaslin completed his doctoral work at The Ohio State University and is currently the co-director of the Vanderbilt Balance Disorders Clinic and Associate Director of Adult Audiology at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center. Dr. McCaslin’s major academic, clinical and research interests relate to clinical electrophysiology, tinnitus and vestibular assessment. He is currently the Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, and has served on the American Academy of Audiology Board of Directors. He is also the author of the book, Electronystagmography/
Kelsey Hatton, AuD, CCC-A, is a clinical audiologist at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center. Her specialties are vestibular evaluations for all ages, hearing evaluation for all ages, and working with adult cochlear implant patients. She assists coordinating research for the Division of Vestibular Sciences at Vanderbilt. Her primary research interests include evaluation of diagnostic test methods, falls risk assessment, and outcome measures.
Devin McCaslin: Financial: Devin McCaslin is currently the co-director of the Vanderbilt Balance Disorders Clinic and Associate Director of Adult Audiology at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center. He has participated in research related to clinical electrophysiology, tinnitus and vestibular assessment. AudiologyOnline has made a donation to Vanderbilt University's student educational program in appreciation of the presenters donating their time to the Vanderbilt Audiology Journal Club on AudiologyOnline. Non-Financial: Dr. McCaslin has no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Kelsey Hatton: Financial: Kelsey Hatton is employed by Vanderbilt University. AudiologyOnline has made a donation to Vanderbilt University's student educational program in appreciation of the presenters donating their time to the Vanderbilt Audiology Journal Club on AudiologyOnline. Non-financial: Kelsey Hatton has no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by AudiologyOnline in partnership with Vanderbilt University.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
Course participation information
To ensure you are ready to participate, please complete our short Test Drive to prepare your computer to view the course.
Login and logout times will be recorded and documented.
Passing an online exam and completing a course evaluation will be required to earn continuing education credit.
Live Webinars allow presenter and participant interaction. The exam and course evaluation for these courses must be completed within 7 days of the event.
On-demand courses include texts, video and audio recordings of live webinars, and multimedia formats. The exam and course evaluation for on-demand courses must be completed within 30 days of course registration.
To participate in the course, complete the exam and course evaluation, and earn continuing education credit, you must be a AudiologyOnline member. Participants must complete the entire course; partial credit is not allowed.
AudiologyOnline is committed to ensuring accessibility to the widest possible audience. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone. If you have questions, requests, or would like to report an accessibility-related issue, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. We will review your request and respond in a timely manner.
Visit our Contact us page or give us a call if you have questions.
American Academy of Audiology
AudiologyOnline is approved by the American Academy of Audiology to offer Academy CEUs for this activity. The program is worth a maximum of 0.1 CEUs. Academy approval of this continuing education activity is based on course content only and does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedure, or adherence of the event to the Academy's Code of Ethics. Any views that are presented are those of the presenter/CE Provider and not necessarily of the American Academy of Audiology.
Australian College of Audiology
AudiologyOnline courses are approved for Continuing Education Points by the Australian College of Audiology. Automatic ACAud Approval Number 20000. This course is offered for 1 CEP.
British Academy of Audiology
This course has been accredited with 1 CPD point/s by the British Academy of Audiology.
Canadian Academy of Audiology
The Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) supports and assists its members in the attainment of continuing education towards an individual professional development plan as required by their Provincial Regulatory Colleges and Provincial Associations. Audiology Online is an approved provider of educational activities for CAA members. Each hour of activity may be counted as one Continuous Learning Activity Credit (or equivalent) as allowed by the applicable regulatory college or association.
California Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Board
AudiologyOnline.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 267. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for audiologists as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
continued, LLC, DBA AudiologyOnline, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.
International Hearing Society
This program is approved by the International Hearing Society and its educational committee, the International Institute for Hearing Instruments Studies. To learn more about earning IHS CE Credit, click here.
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
This course is offered for 1.0 Continuing Education points through the New Zealand Audiological Society.
Speech-Language & Audiology Canada
Clinically certified members of Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with AudiologyOnline. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.