Collaborative Auditory Vestibular Research Network (CAVRN): Assessment and Management of Dizziness and Visual Disturbances Following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI)

November 17, 2022

Program Description

The Collaborative Auditory Vestibular Research Network (CAVRN) is organized as virtual webinar led by the Defense Health Agency’s Hearing Center of Excellence (HCE). CAVRN will be held jointly with the Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence (TBICOE) and the Vision Center of Excellence (VCE) for multidisciplinary collaboration to address dizziness and visual disturbances commonly reported after mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). These symptoms represent possible disruptions to vestibular and/or ocular systems, and to their associated neural circuitry. The CAVRN webinar will include an introduction to underlying mechanisms; a clinical perspective discussion panel including experts in primary care, vestibular physical therapy, neurology, and neuro-ophthalmology; research presentations; and collaborative exploration of future directions.

Target Audience

This activity provides continuing education for Physicians, Audiologists, Physician assistants, Nurses, Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants, Optometrists, Speech Language Pathologists, Physical Therapists, and Social Workers. A certificate of attendance is available for other attendees.

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss dizziness and visual disturbance in relation to mTBI.
  2. Explain when a referral to a specialty provider is warranted in patients with dizziness after mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI).
  3. Describe the clinical management of patients with dizziness symptoms after mTBI.
  4. Outline the role of different providers in the multidisciplinary team managing dizziness after mTBI.

Additional Information

ASHA Course Type: 
Intermediate Level
Live in person COPE Course ID #: 
81640-NO
Live in person COPE Activity/Event #: 
125001
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 AAPA
    DHA J-7 CEPO has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 3.00 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Physician assistants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 3.00 ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers will be provided a certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers may receive a maximum of 3.00 hours for completing this Internet Live Course activity.
  • 3.00 ACPE Pharmacist
    UAN JA4008136-0000-22-254-L01-P
    No valid paper/electronic statement of credit will be offered. DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the American Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) to provide continuing education for Pharmacists. This knowledge based activity will provide a maximum of 3.00 contact hours of pharmacy continuing education credit. Participant CE records will be electronically communicated to CPE Monitor. There is no cost to participate in this activity.
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this Internet Live Course activity for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 3.00 ANCC
    The DHA, J-7, CEPO is accredited by the Joint Accreditation/ Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) to provide this Continuing Nursing Education Internet Live Course for a maximum of 3.00 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 3.00 AOTA
    The Defense Health Agency, J-7, Continuing Education Program Office is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# UPDATE. This Distance Learning-Interactive course is offered at 0.3 CEUs, [intermediate level], [OT service delivery, foundational knowledge]. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
  • 3.00 APTA
    American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
    The DHA, J-7, CEPO is an American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Approved Provider of continuing education. This activity was planned by and for the health care team, and learners will receive 0.3 APTA CEUs. The assignment of APTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by APTA. APTA CEUs are accepted by most state PT licensing boards. Learners are encouraged to check with their local chapter or state board to ensure that they accept APTA accredited courses for licensure renewal.
  • 3.00 ARBO/COPE
    This activity has been approved by ARBO/COPE. The Defense Health Agency J-7 Continuing Education Program Office designated this activity for a maximum of 3.00 credit hours. Optometrists should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    COPE Course ID #: 81640-NO
    COPE Activity/Event #: 125001
  • 3.00 ASHA
    American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
    Course # is
    Intermediate Level Level
    0.3 ASHA CEUs
    Defense Health Agency, J-7, Continuing Education Program Office is approved by the Continuing Education board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology, and audiology. ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.
  • 3.00 ASWB
    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, DHA J7 CEPO is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 3.00 ASWB continuing education credits.
  • 3.00 Certificate of Attendance
  • 3.00 IPCE
    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 3.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by DHA, J-7, CEPO. DHA, J-7, CEPO is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (ARBO/COPE), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP), and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) to provide continuing education for the health care team.
Course opens: 
11/03/2022
Course expires: 
12/01/2023
Event starts: 
11/17/2022 - 2:00pm EST
Event ends: 
11/17/2022 - 5:00pm EST

https://dod.teams.microsoft.us

 

Toll number: +1 410-874-6747

Conference ID:

226 402 494#

 

POC:

 Gregory A Schmidt  CTR DHA J-9

gregory.a.schmidt6.ctr@health.mil

 

Lt Col Thomas Bayuk, D.O., Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences

LTC Jason Harris, M.D., Brook Army Medical

Mark Ettenhoffer Ph.D., Naval Medical Center San Diego

Amanda Frank, P.T., D.P.T., A.T.C., Hearing Center of Excellence

Amanda Gano, P.A., Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence

Karen Lambert, P.T., D.P.T., N.C.S., Hearing Center of Excellence

Michael Pattison, O.D., M.S., Vision Center of Excellence

Robin Winslow, O.D., Intrepid Spirit Center, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital

 

Available Credit

  • 3.00 AAPA
    DHA J-7 CEPO has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 3.00 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Physician assistants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 3.00 ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers will be provided a certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers may receive a maximum of 3.00 hours for completing this Internet Live Course activity.
  • 3.00 ACPE Pharmacist
    UAN JA4008136-0000-22-254-L01-P
    No valid paper/electronic statement of credit will be offered. DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the American Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) to provide continuing education for Pharmacists. This knowledge based activity will provide a maximum of 3.00 contact hours of pharmacy continuing education credit. Participant CE records will be electronically communicated to CPE Monitor. There is no cost to participate in this activity.
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this Internet Live Course activity for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 3.00 ANCC
    The DHA, J-7, CEPO is accredited by the Joint Accreditation/ Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) to provide this Continuing Nursing Education Internet Live Course for a maximum of 3.00 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 3.00 AOTA
    The Defense Health Agency, J-7, Continuing Education Program Office is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# UPDATE. This Distance Learning-Interactive course is offered at 0.3 CEUs, [intermediate level], [OT service delivery, foundational knowledge]. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
  • 3.00 APTA
    American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
    The DHA, J-7, CEPO is an American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Approved Provider of continuing education. This activity was planned by and for the health care team, and learners will receive 0.3 APTA CEUs. The assignment of APTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by APTA. APTA CEUs are accepted by most state PT licensing boards. Learners are encouraged to check with their local chapter or state board to ensure that they accept APTA accredited courses for licensure renewal.
  • 3.00 ARBO/COPE
    This activity has been approved by ARBO/COPE. The Defense Health Agency J-7 Continuing Education Program Office designated this activity for a maximum of 3.00 credit hours. Optometrists should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    COPE Course ID #: 81640-NO
    COPE Activity/Event #: 125001
  • 3.00 ASHA
    American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
    Course # is
    Intermediate Level Level
    0.3 ASHA CEUs
    Defense Health Agency, J-7, Continuing Education Program Office is approved by the Continuing Education board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology, and audiology. ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.
  • 3.00 ASWB
    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, DHA J7 CEPO is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 3.00 ASWB continuing education credits.
  • 3.00 Certificate of Attendance
  • 3.00 IPCE
    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 3.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by DHA, J-7, CEPO. DHA, J-7, CEPO is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (ARBO/COPE), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP), and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) to provide continuing education for the health care team.
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