Spinning on That Dizzy Edge

Return to Emergency and Urgent Care sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 minutes

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: 
09/16/2013
Course expires: 
09/15/2016

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

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/16/2013
Course expires: 
09/15/2016
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