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An Overview of Vestibular Migraine (PD102664)

Presenter(s): Melissa D Newell, AuD, CCC-A
Course Description

Audiologists help to diagnose or rule out vestibular disorders and make recommendations for referrals and treatment. As part of treatment, quality of life must be discussed. This presentation discusses the current diagnostic criteria used for vestibular migraine, symptoms, assessment protocols, and treatment options. The speaker reviews the relationship between vertiginous migraines and Meniere's disease and addresses considerations for pediatric patients.

This course is a recorded session from the 2021 ASHA Convention Virtual Library (session 2143V).

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Recognize common symptoms, diagnostic outcomes, and treatment options for patients suffering from vestibular migraine 
  • Describe the relationship between vestibular migraines and Meniere's disease 
  • Identify migraine activity in pediatric patients and risk factors for dizziness

Presenter Information

Melissa Newell, AuD, CCC-A (Presenting Author), is a clinical assistant professor in Purdue University’s Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences since August 2015. Previous work experience has been in a hospital atmosphere, providing diagnostic assessments and rehabilitation for all age ranges, including care for infants and geriatric patients. Dr. Newell’s experience includes advanced vestibular assessment and collaboration with rehabilitation providers. She currently supervises and teaches first- and second-year AuD students in the Purdue Audiology Clinic and is the instructor for vestibular coursework at Purdue.

Financial Disclosures:

  • No financial relationships relevant to the content of the session

Nonfinancial Disclosures:

  • No nonfinancial relationships relevant to the content of the session

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

To earn continuing education credit, you must complete the learning assessment by December 9, 2027.

Program History and CE Information

Content origination date: November 2021
End date: December 9, 2027

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): PD102664
Available Through: December 09, 2027