The Dizzy Patient

March 8th, 2024 - March 7th, 2027
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours
1.00 MOC Points


This webcast will discuss The Dizzy Patient. Attendees will learn about the vestibular system, approaches to taking a thorough symptoms-based history, common vestibular tests, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, and the role of vestibular rehabilitation as a treatment option. The learners should expect to learn how the vestibular system and mechanisms of dizziness very between patients. They will be educated on the systematic approach at beside and indications for referral to specialists. They will be able to take a focused subjective history, objective bedside examination, and utilize the information to clinically reason and treat those with common vestibular conditions. They will be introduced to the concepts of multifactorial dizziness and understand the prognosis and outcomes vary based on the condition causing dizziness.

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Dates and Times

End Date: 3/7/2027


As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:

  • Gain familiarity with collecting a thorough history for dizzy patients and recognize when to refer to a specialist
  • Review common bedside and laboratory-based tests of vestibular function
  • Perform a bedside exam to identify common mechanisms of dizziness and imbalance.
  • Demonstrate the clinical reasoning to identify and treat benign positional paroxysmal vertigo (BPPV) to model CPG action statements and recommended best practice patterns for treating positional vertigo.

Webcasts Files

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The Dizzy Patient - 2


The Dizzy Patient - 4


The Dizzy Patient - 2 - color


Disclosure Information for Planning Committee Members and Speakers



  • Mr. Matthew Bjelac, PT
  • Dr. Shengyi Mao, MD
  • Dr. Desi Schoo, MD

Accreditation Statement

The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The Ohio State University designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME® for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Recognition Statement

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.

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