C141 - Acute and Chronic Clinical Epilepsy Update Explained in 6 Cases

Event Time: Tuesday April 25, 2017 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Topic(s): Epilepsy/Clinical Neurophysiology (EEG)
Director(s): Joseph Sirven MD, FAAN
Description: Faculty will use a "headline news" approach to highlight important epilepsy clinical information, and a rapid fire, multi-topic case-based approach with video to provide salient pithy updates on numerous epilepsy topics. Topics will include new treatments, and when to use them; how to manage seizure emergencies; the evidence base for the risks and benefits of cannabis in epilepsy patients; how to approach decisions on devices and diagnosing; and treating immune causes of epilepsy.
Completion Message: Participants should be able list or identify all currently available medication and device treatments for epilepsy; understand the management of acute seizure emergencies; know when to consider immune-based diagnoses and treatments for epilepsy, as well as surgical interventions; know how to counsel on driving laws for epilepsy; and understand where current thought stands on cannabis for epilepsy.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care

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