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Key questions on vertigo (1.5 CPD hours)

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Case-Based Learning

Vertigo

Module summary

This case-based module will guide you through the latest evidence in the diagnosis and management of vertigo.

Learning objectives

To update you on:

  1. The pathophysiology and common causes of vertigo
  2. Which features in the history and examination are the most helpful in making a diagnosis
  3. The difference between labyrinthitis and vestibular neuronitis and what significance this has for the management of the patient
  4. How to manage common conditions such as BPPV and vestibular neuronitis
  5. When to refer patients with vertigo to secondary care, either acutely or as an outpatient. 
Author

This module has been developed by Pulse Learning’s team of medical writers and editors, and peer reviewed by our GP advisers.

Date module published
16/03/2016
Module due for review
16/03/2018
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Concise.
Beverley Evans
21.03.2017.
Excellent
Packed with information.
Raj Sinha
26.02.2017.
Very useful
Komal Patel
24.02.2017.
Good
Paul Shenton
17.02.2017.
Very informative
Emma Mcstay
30.01.2017.