Hands-on Impulse Training

2018 / 2019 Course Dates / Locations / Times Attendance Fees
May 24th 2019 / Schaumburg, IL (8:30am - 5:00pm) - Register today $300
September 27th 2019 / Schaumburg, IL (8:30am - 5:00pm) - Register today $300
December 6th 2019 / Schaumburg, IL (8:30am - 5:00pm)  - Register today $300

Otometrics invites you to our Impulse course. This is a one-day course is designed to assist new users of the ICS Impulse in becoming more familiar with the system’s operation.  For current users, this course will allow you to stay up-to-date as new technology and software are introduced to vHIT testing. Key training areas include protocol development, data interpretation and reporting test results.


The purpose of this seminar is to discuss the evaluation of all 5 end organs (semicircular canals, saccule and utricle) of the vestibular system. We’ll address several questions. Why can this information be crucial to the diagnosis of the patient?  How may this information assist in determining the treatment? And how can the effectiveness of the treatment be assessed? Participants will have the opportunity for hands-on experience with ICS Impulse. Participants will have the opportunity for hands-on experience with ICS Impulse using all four modules (video Frenzel lense, video Head Impulse Testing – vHIT, Positional testing and Oculomotor testing

Learner outcomes

  • Describe what occurs anatomically that makes the head impulse test able to determine the side of lesion
  • Define the difference between overt and covert saccades
  • Define what constitutes a normal response for head impulse testing
  • Define what constitutes an abnormal response for head impulse testing
  • Describe key factors in patient's history indicating use of positional testing
  • Describe differences between ocular motor subtests (gaze, VVOR, VORS and skew deviation)

CEU Information

Otometrics is approved by the American Academy of Audiology to offer Academy CEUs for this activity. The program is worth a maximum of 0.7 CEUs. Academy approval of this continuing education activity is based on course content only and does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedure, or adherence of the event to the Academy's Code of Ethics. Any views that are presented are those of the presenter/CE Provider and not necessarily of the American Academy of Audiology.


NOTE: Impulse training is held four (4) times a year at theOtometrics’s facility in Schaumburg, Illinois, approximately 45 minutes from O’Hare International Airport. 


50 Commerce Suite 180
Schaumburg, IL 60173


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