C138 - Clinical EEG I: Normal EEG, Normal Variants, and How to Avoid The Common Pitfall of Over-reading

Event Time: Wednesday April 25, 2018 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Topic(s): Epilepsy/Clinical Neurophysiology (EEG)
Director(s): Selim Benbadis MD, FAAN
Description: Faculty will provide an overview of the principles underlying the practice of clinical EEG. The presentations will emphasize aspects that are crucial to reading EEGs in clinical practice. Specific topics will be common normal patterns, normal variants that are commonly over-interpreted, artifacts, and guidance on how to generate meaningful EEG reports. This program complements C156: Clinical EEG II: Focal, Diffuse, and Epileptiform Abnormalities in Adults and C170: Clinical EEG III: Neonatal and Pediatric, but covers independent topics.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to distinguish normal pattern form abnormalities; avoid common pitfalls, such as misinterpretation of artifacts and normal variants; and generate quality reports.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Practice-Based Learning and Improvement, Medical Knowledge, Patient Care

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