C172 - Clinical Epilepsy I: Basics

Event Time: Thursday April 26, 2018 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Topic(s): Epilepsy/Clinical Neurophysiology (EEG), Foundations in Clinical Neurology for APPs
Director(s): Tracey Milligan MD, FAAN
Description: Faculty will comprehensively cover aspects of diagnosing and managing patients with seizure disorders; review the 2017 ILAE classification scheme, Epilepsy Quality Measures, and the primary goals of accurate diagnosis and selection of appropriate first-line medications; address common psychiatric comorbidities; review the latest advances in each topic discussed; emphasize issues most useful to clinical practice by using a case-based approach; and use video case presentations to illustrate the differential diagnosis of seizure-like events and how to classify seizures. This program complements C182: Clinical Epilepsy II: Considerations Across the Age Span Pediatrics, Pregnancy and Elderly and C197: Clinical Epilepsy III: Advanced (Status, Beyond AED, Video EEG), but covers independent topics.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to efficiently and thoroughly evaluate a patient presenting with seizures, accurately apply the latest approved classification system for epilepsy, choose appropriate first-line treatments, and recognize and know how to evaluate common psychiatric comorbidities
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care

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