Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

Estimated time to complete session: 60 mins.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Utilize the HINTS exam to differentiate peripheral from central causes of dizziness. 

2. Perform a differential diagnosis for dizziness/vertigo using the Dix-Hallpike Test and the TiTrATE mnemonic. 

3. Demonstrate the Epley Maneuver for patients diagnosed with BPPV.

4. Counsel patients on the potential impact of BPPV on their safety, the potential for recurrence of the condition, and the plan for follow-up monitoring and evaluation.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
02/14/2022

David T. Walsworth, MD, FAAFP – Course Chair; Associate Chair for Clinical Affairs; Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
02/14/2022
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