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Understanding the Vestibular System to Improve Balance and Reduce Falls in Older Adults, Part 1

PT28 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Allison Lieberman, PT, MSPT, GCS and Rupangi Vyas, PT, DPT, GCS and Melissa Chung, PT, DPT, NCS
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Objectives:
The goal of this vestibular system continuing education program is to improve physical therapists’ knowledge about vestibular dysfunction and balance retraining with older adults. After you study the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify the body’s systems that contribute to static and dynamic balance
  • Describe the anatomy of the somatosensory, visual, and vestibular systems
  • Compare and contrast various types of vestibular dysfunction
 

 
Approval Information
 
OnCourse Learning is an approved sponsor by the NY State Education Department of CE for PT and PTA from 10/21/09 to 10/20/18.
 
This activity is provided by the TX Board of PT Examiners Accredited Provider GED012010TPTA2012004 for 01/01/2010 to 01/31/2013; 1601004 for 02/01/2013 to 01/31/2016; and 1902004TX for 02/01/2016 to 01/31/2019 and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.
 
OnCourse Learning is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of CA as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of CA.
 
OnCourse Learning is a licensed PT CE sponsor (#216.000275) with the IL Department of Financial and Professional Regulation from July 2013 through 9/30/2018.
 
This course has been approved as meeting the continuing education requirements for PTs and PTAs by:
 
The OH PT Association (approval no. 11S1345 for 09/19/11 to 09/19/12, 12S1704 for 09/20/12 to 09/20/13; 13S1895 for 09/21/13 to 09/21/14; 14S1721 for 09/22/14 to 09/22/15; 15S2267 for 09/23/15 to 09/23/16)
 
The FL PT Association (approval no. CE110017503 for 09/15/11 to 12/31/11; CE120017775 for 01/01/12 to 12/31/12, CE130019718 for 01/01/13 to 12/31/13; CE140021506 for 01/01/14 to 12/31/14; CE150023657 for 01/01/15 to 12/31/15; CE16-26907for 01/01/16 to 12/31/16); Approval of this course does not necessarily imply the FL PT Association supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.
 
The TN PT Association for Class 1 CE Requirement (approval no. 3937 for 09/19/11 to 09/18/12, 4544 for 09/19/12 to 09/18/13; 5238 for 09/19/13 to 09/18/14; 5803 for 09/19/14 to 09/18/15; 2138 for 09/19/15 to 09/18/16)
 
The PA Board of PT (approval no. PTCE002568 for 10/11/11 to 12/31/12; PTCE004239 for 01/26/13 to 12/31/14; PTCE006374 for 01/01/15 to 12/31/16)
 
The NJ Board of PT Examiners (approval no. 1085-2010 for 09/19/11 to 01/31/12, 126-2012 from 02/01/12 to 01/31/14; 249-2014 for 02/01/14 to 01/31/16; 2016-735 for 02/01/16 to 01/31/18)
 
This course has been approved by:
 
The MD State Board of PT Examiners for 0.1 CEU for 09/01/11 to 09/01/15; 06/01/15 to 06/01/19
 
The NV State Board of PT Examiners for 0.1 units of CE for 09/13/11 to 07/31/13; 07/31/13 to 07/31/15; 07/31/15 to 07/31/17
 
The IL Chapter CE Committee has certified that this course meets the criteria for approval of CE offerings established by The IL PT Association (approval no. 437-3950 for 09/01/11 to 09/01/12, 437-4515 for 09/01/12 to 09/01/13). According to the Rules for the Administration of the IL PT Act (section 13460.61) published by the IL Department of Professional Regulation, a PT or PTA applying for re-licensure in IL can earn a maximum of 50 percent of their required CE hours from self-study. The hours awarded of this course are designated for self-study CE credit.
 
Other states may accept this course for meeting their CE requirements. Check with your state association or board.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 9/9/2019

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