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Understanding the Vestibular System to Improve Balance and Reduce Falls in Older Adults, Part 2

PT29 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Rupangi Vyas, PT, DPT, GCS and Allison Lieberman, PT, MSPT, GCS and Melissa Chung, PT, DPT, NCS
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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 studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Understand balance, fall, and dizziness assessment tools, and fall prevention guidelines for the older adult
  • Recall vestibular-specific assessments and evidence-based interventions
  • Describe appropriate evidence-based physical therapy interventions to improve balance and decrease the risk of patient falls

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 PT Board of CA as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of CA.
OnCourse Learning is a licensed physical therapy 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. 11S1508 for 10/17/11 to 10/17/12, 12S1703 for 10/18/12 to 10/18/13; 13S1894 for 10/19/13 to 10/19/14; 14S1720 for 10/20/14 to 10/20/15; 15S2273 from 10/21/15 to 10/21/16; 16S1936 for 10/22/16 to 10/22/17).
The FL PT Association (approval no. CE110017581 for 01/01/11 to 12/31/11; CE120017778 for 01/01/12 to 12/31/12, CE130019783 for 01/01/13 to 12/31/13; CE140021536 for 01/01/14 to 12/31/14; CE150024021 for 01/01/15 to 12/31/15; CE16-27020 for 01/01/16 to 12/31/16; CE17-538064 for 01/01/17 to 12/31/17). 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. 3698 for 10/17/11 to 10/16/12, 4555 for 10/17/12 to 10/16/13; 5244 for 10/17/13 to 10/16/14; 52804 for 10/17/14 to 10/16/15; 2139 for 10/17/15 to 10/16/16; 2016-406 for 10/17/16 to 10/16/17).
The PA Board of PT (approval no. PTCE002695 for 12/14/11 to 12/31/12; PTCE004240 for 01/26/13 to 12/31/14; PTCE007093 for 01/01/15 to 12/31/16; PTCE010228 for 01/01/17 to 12/31/18).
The NJ Board of PT Examiners (approval no. 1176-2010, exp date 01/31/12; 148-2012 from 02/01/12 to 01/31/14; 246-2014 for 02/01/14 to 01/31/16; 2016-736 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 10/06/11 to 10/06/15; 10/30/15 to 10/30/19.
The NV State Board of PT Examiners for 0.1 units of CE for 10/25/11 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. 437-3979 for 10/01/11 to 10/01/12; 437-4511 for 10/01/12 to 10/01/13). 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 11/16/2019

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