Dizziness and Vertigo

Return to all Emergency and Urgent Care sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Identify the difference between vertigo, disequilibrium, intoxication, near-syncope, and psychiatric dizziness.

2. Identify helpful tests to distinguish peripheral from central vertigo.

3. Understand how to treat different kinds of vertigo.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/25/2018

Rebecca Jeanmonod, MD, FACEP, Associate Residency Program Director, Emergency Medicine, St. Luke’s University Hospital; Professor (Adjunct), Temple University School of Medicine, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/25/2018
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