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C80 - Child Neurology II: Epilepsy and Neuromuscular

Event Time: Monday April 24, 2017 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Topic(s): Child Neurology and Developmental Neurology
Director(s): Marc Patterson MD, FAAN, FRACP
Description: Epilepsy is a common cause of disability in children. Mechanisms of this family of disorders are being elucidated using molecular and electrophysiological tools and will be described, as will the application of these advances is improving diagnosis and offering new approaches to management. Similar approaches have likewise improved our understanding of neuromuscular disease in children, leading to improved diagnosis and management. Key advances will be presented. This program complements C65: Child Neurology I and C94: Child Neurology III, but covers independent topics.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to describe current approaches to diagnosis and management of epilepsy and neuromuscular disease in children, and relate these to advances in basic science.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Medical Knowledge, Patient Care, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

Program Speakers - Tentative

Start/End Time Title Faculty
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents Douglas Nordli MD 
1:50 PM - 2:00 PM Questions and Answers Faculty 
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM Neuromuscular Disease Peter Kang MD, FAAN 
2:50 PM - 3:00 PM Questions and Answers Faculty 


Speaker Disclosure
Peter B. Kang, MD, FAAN Dr. Kang has received personal compensation for activities with Sarepta Therapeutics. Dr. Kang has received royalty payments from UpToDate. Dr. Kang has received research support from Genzyme, Pfizer, and Catabasis Pharmaceuticals.

Douglas R. Nordli, Jr., MD Dr. Nordli has received personal compensation in an editorial capacity for UpToDate. Dr. Nordli has received research support from the National Institutes of Health.

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