Title: Evaluation and Management of the Dizzy Patient
Speaker: J. Donald Dishman, DC
Teleseminar (April 2020) Video with Slides – 2 CEU
Class Description: This class is a detailed discussion of how to examine and differentially diagnose common causes of dizziness that present to the doctor of chiropractic.
Upon completion of this course the attendee will be able to:
List current literature articles and authoritative textbooks related to diagnosis and
treatment of the dizzy patient.
List serious and other uncommon causes of dizziness.
Describe the basic anatomy and physiology of the vestibular system, including the end
organ labyrinth - semicircular canals, otolith organs, the utricle and the saccule, the
eighth cranial nerve, brainstem nuclei and other central connections.
Perform a bedside examination for evaluation of the dizzy patient.
Itemize essentials of performing basic neuro-otologic tests, examination techniques and
Describe important aspects of Benign Positional Paroxysmal Vertigo (BPPV).
Perform the Dix-Hallpike, Epley and other diagnostic and therapeutic maneuvers.
Categorize conservative treatments and support for BPPV.
List various forms of advanced testing and treatment considerations for dizziness
including vestibulo-ocular reflexes (VORs) and Vestibulospinal reflexes (VSRs).**After registration watch for your confirmation email with links to take the program**