Training in VNG

Beyond the basics: Identifying and minimizing artifacts in VNG

1 - 2 hours
27 February 2024


In this course, Dr. Kamran Barin will explore different types of artifacts that are found within VNG testing. He will start with an explanation of how to correctly calibrate a VNG system and what to look for to establish calibration has been performed successful. He will then look at the different subtests of the VNG test battery and highlight common artifacts and their causes. Lastly, he will instruct on VNG best practices and how to minimize artifacts while testing.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify different types of artifacts in VNG.
  • Identify calibration errors in VNG.
  • Describe best practices to minimize the effect of artifacts.


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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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