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4th Annual Epilepsy and EEG in Clinical Practice 2019 - General Session

Orlando, FL US
October 31, 2019 to November 2, 2019

Course Directors: William Tatum, D.O. and Jeffrey Britton, M.D

The program is intended for neurologists, physicians in internal medicine, family practice and general practice physicians, pediatricians, physician assistants, nurses and allied health professionals involved in the care of patients with seizures and epilepsy. The course focuses on a review of current clinical practice related to recognizing seizures and epilepsy in conjunction with adjunctive EEG testing and will include details about how technology can lead to incorrect diagnosis and treatment. An interactive and didactic format includes multimedia presentations and allows audience participation. The event will conclude with an opportunity for participants to ask questions on the cases discussed or present their own cases to the faculty panel. This course will also feature an American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) MOC Self-Assessment activity.

Registration Fees:

Full Fee: M.D., D.O., Ph.D.$725
Reduced Fee: Resident, Fellow, NP, PA, Allied Health Professional$495
MOC$75

 

Target Audience

This course is designed for neurologists, physicians in internal medicine, family practice and general practice physicians, pediatricians, physician assistants, nurses and allied health professionals involved in the care of patients with seizures and epilepsy.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss common errors when treating children and young adults with recurrent spells
  • Describe the challenges associated with the diagnosis and management of seizures in patients with and without epilepsy
  • Recognize the gaps in treatment that exist for adults with recurrent attacks when medication fails to provide control
  • Discuss the impact of misdiagnoses in the treatment of epilepsy
  • Compare case vignettes of patients with seizures and spells in real-life scenarios that appear during the course of routine clinic and hospital consultation
  • Recognize common normal variations in EEG including the benign variants that may be misleading
  • Identify when to use different techniques in recording and monitoring patients with seizures
  • Recognize the impact of video-EEG monitoring in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with recurrent seizures and attacks that are resistant to medication
  • Compare treatment strategies for refractory seizure disorders

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 ABPM
  • 18.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 18.00 ANCC
  • 18.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
10/31/2019 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
11/02/2019 - 5:00pm
Cost:
$725.00
Ritz-Carlton
4012 Central Lakes Parkway
Orlando, FL 32837
United States

Jeffrey Britton, M.D.
David Burkholder, M.D.
Gregory Cascino, M.D.
Amy Crepeau, M.D.
Anteneh Feyissa, M.D.
W. David Freeman, M.D.
Matthew Hoerth, M.D.
Brian Lundstrom, M.D.
Raj Sheth, M.D.
Joseph Sirven, M.D.
Elson So, M.D.
William Tatum, D.O.
Jamie Van Gompel, M.D.
Robert Wharen, M.D.
Elaine Wirrell, M.D.
Lily Wong-Kisiel, M.D.
 

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

AMA
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ANCC
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 18 ANCC nursing contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Health Care Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

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Available Credit

  • 4.00 ABPM
  • 18.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 18.00 ANCC
  • 18.00 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$725.00
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