This course is designed for users who are new to video head impulse testing (vHIT), the suppression head impulse paradigm (SHIMP), or are interested in vestibular assessment. This course will review the basics of anatomy and physiology underlying the vHIT and SHIMP test, as well as discuss clinical applications of both tests.
Course created on December 10, 2018
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how vHIT and SHIMP fit into a standard clinical workflow.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how the oculomotor and vestibular system work together for vHIT and SHIMP.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the differences and expected test outcomes between vHIT and SHIMP.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the benefits of using equipment to perform vHIT and SHIMP.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe clinical applications of both vHIT and SHIMP.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction to head impulse testing and standard clinical workflow|
|10-20 Minutes||How the oculomotor and vestibular system work together for vHIT & SHIMP|
|20-30 Minutes||Discuss differences between vHIT and SHIMP|
|30-40 Minutes||Discuss expected test outcomes between vHIT and SHIMP|
|40-50 Minutes||Discuss benefits of using equipment to perform vHIT and SHIMP|
|50-60 Minutes||Discuss clinical applications of both vHIT and SHIMP; Conclusion; Q and A|
Balance Broduct Manager
Magdalene Boorazanes, Au.D., is a Balance Broduct Manager at Otometrics. Dr. Boorazanes joined Otometrics from the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, where she was a clinical audiologist and instructor of audiology. While there, she acted as Balance Coordinator, Clinical Quality Initiative Monitor, and participated in the training of both residents and fourth year Audiology externs, in addition to performing clinical tests on patients from birth through elder-adulthood. Prior to that, she was a clinical audiologist at the Carl T. Hayden VAMC in Phoenix, AZ, after relocating from Chicago where she was a pediatric audiologist at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital. Her clinical interests are pediatric and adult audiological assessment, fitting and dispensing of hearing aids and Baha devices, tinnitus assessment, evoked potentials and vestibular assessment.
Dr. Boorazanes earned her Bachelor of Science degree in audiology and speech sciences from Purdue University, and her Doctor of Audiology degree from Rush University. She holds a certificate of clinical competence and is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. Dr. Boorazanes is the acting Secretary for the Illinois Academy of Audiology.
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