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Vestibular Rehab Evaluation and Treatment
DVD Video
$219.99 USD
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DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
Multi-disc DVD recording (6 hours, 17 minutes) with electronic manual and instructions.
PESI Rehab
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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At the completion of this program, you should be able to:
  1. Identify the anatomical structures and neurophysiological systems involved in balance/dizziness disorders.
  2. List the symptoms and describe the clinical presentation of a variety of balance and dizziness diagnoses.
  3. Perform an efficient and informative vestibular and balance evaluation.
  4. Create an effective, diagnosis-appropriate treatment plan you can implement right away.
  5. Perform the Epley’s Maneuver and other treatments for BPPV.
  6. Collaborate with other healthcare providers to refer the appropriate patients for further work-up.
  7. Provide patients with outside resources to help them learn more about their disorders.
  8. Develop a “balance-center” approach, tailored to the clinician’s own work setting, identifying key participants.
  1. Symptoms of Balance and Dizziness Disorders & How to Categorize
    1. Visual Impairments
    2. Motion Intolerance
    3. Cognitive and Emotional Effects
    4. Physical Symptoms
  2. Peripheral Vestibular Diagnoses
    1. Labyrinthitis
    2. BPPV
    3. Meniere’s Disease
    4. Perilymphatic Fistula
    5. Others
  3. Oculomotor & Balance Evaluation
    1. Lab and Demonstration
  4. Evaluation Tests
    1. Determine Central vs. Peripheral Vestibular Dysfunction
    2. VOR Testing
    3. Functional Gait Assessment
  5. Advanced Balance and Vestibular Testing Equipment
    1. Computerized Balance Testing
    2. ENGs and Audiograms
    3. Video Goggles
    4. Rotary Chair
  6. Assessment after Tests: Putting It All Together
    1. Creating treatment plans
    2. Evidence-based guidelines
  7. Treatment Techniques
    1. Exercises
    2. Manual Therapy
    3. Referral for Non-Physical Therapy Treatments
  8. Canalith Repositioning for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
    1. Lab and Demonstration
    2. Treatments for Posterior, Anterior and Horizontal Canals
    3. Epley’s Maneuver, Log Roll, Appi Maneuver
  9. Central Vestibular and Non-Vestibular Diagnoses and Treatments
    1. Cervicogenic Dizziness
    2. Migraine Associated Dizziness
    3. Medications
    4. Head Injury/Concussion
    5. Neurological Disorders
  10. Documentation of the Evaluation
    1. Billing
    2. CPT & ICD-9 Codes
  11. Developing a Dedicated Vestibular Treatment Program
    1. Integrating treatment skills into a vestibular program


Bridget Kulick is a physical therapist with over 25 years of experience in all types of physical therapy settings throughout the country. She received a Masters in Physical Therapy at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia and holds the APTA Competency Certificates in Vestibular Rehabilitation, Advanced Test Interpretation and Cervicogenic Dizziness. She is currently practicing at a hospital in Green Bay, Wisconsin, where she started their vestibular rehab program 10 years ago. Her experience includes owning a private practice for four years, where she specialized in balance and dizziness disorders, and she was on the Board of Directors for VEDA (Vestibular Disorders Association) for 6 years. She teaches vestibular-related graduate physical therapy courses, and she is a frequent lecturer to physicians, healthcare professionals and the general public about balance and dizziness disorders. She is on an advisory panel for a community-wide falls prevention program, and she has been featured on the radio, television and in the newspaper talking about balance and dizziness disorders.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Bridget Kulick is employed by Aurora BayCare Medical Center. She is a guest lecturer for Concordia University. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Bridget Kulick is a member of the advisory board and a guest lecturer for Stepping On, a community based program for fall prevention. She is a member of the Vestibular Disorders Association.
Continuing Education Credits
For U.S. and Canadian customers, a CE test is available for $9.99 USD per participant. International CE rates may vary; please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations.

Certificates of Successful Completion may be emailed, faxed or mailed to participants completing the post-test/evaluation and paying the CE fee.

**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

Nurses/Nurse Practitioners/Clinical Nurse Specialists - Credit Expired: 7/10/2017
No CE available for this board.

California Nurses: PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #:17118 for 6.0 self-study contact hours.

You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Florida Nurses:
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 6.0 self-study contact hours.

Iowa Nurses: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 6.3 self-study contact hours.

You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistant:
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 6.3 continuing education credits.

Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
This self-study course consists of 6.25 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary by state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.

California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants:
PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 6.25 continuing competency hours.

Illinois Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 CE credit hours.

New York Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This self-study course qualifies for 7.6 contact hours.

Other Professions
This self-study activity qualifies for 6.25 clock hours of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Retain your certificate of completion and contact your board or organization for specific filing requirements.

Disclaimer: **Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.
**It is your ethical responsibility to report accurate hours to your licensing board.
**All self-study participants must complete and pass (80% or better) a post-test/evaluation prior to receiving a certificate of completion. If you require a copy of the test/evaluation for CE purposes, please print at the time you take the test. Or you may call our customer service department and a copy of your test/evaluation will be emailed to you. Please allow 30-45 days.

Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Rehab Directors, Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants