Course: Best Practices in vHIT Testing

1 - 2 hours
18 January 2022


This course a covers the best practices in vHIT testing, including preparing for the test, identifying and avoiding errors, and understanding the factors that affect results interpretation. This course will take between 1 and 2 hours depending on your knowledge and experience, although it is expected that you already understand the basics of vHIT testing before taking this course.

Learning Objectives

  • Determine the best practices in pre-test preparations for vHIT
  • Identify the errors that can occur during the head impulse testing and avoid them
  • Recognize the factors that can affect the interpretation of vHIT


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Dr. Kamran Barin
Kamran Barin, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor Emeritus, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery and Department of Speech & Hearing Science, The Ohio State University. He established and served as the Director of the Balance Disorders Clinic at the Ohio State University Medical Center for over 25 years until his retirement in June 2011. He received his master’s and doctorate degrees in Electrical/Biomedical Engineering from the Ohio State University. He has published over 80 articles and book chapters and has taught national and international courses and seminars in different areas of vestibular assessment and rehabilitation.

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