Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
Estimated time to complete session: 60 mins.
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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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
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