8th Annual Epilepsy and EEG in Clinical Practice

Orlando, FL US
October 12, 2023 to October 14, 2023

This course offers Live (in-person) and Livestream (virtual) attendance options

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

October 12-14, 2023 - Ritz-Carlton - Orlando, Florida

The course focuses on a review of current clinical practice related to recognizing seizures and epilepsy in conjunction with adjunctive EEG testing and includes details about how technology can lead to incorrect diagnosis and treatment. An interactive and didactic format includes multimedia presentations and allows audience participation. The course has opportunities for participants to ask questions on the cases discussed or to 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.

Call for Abstracts
Abstract Eligibility: Original abstracts that either have or have not been presented at other meetings will be considered for the conference. Abstracts based upon published papers based on stroke will also be considered. Research Competition: Outstanding abstracts will be selected for electronic poster presentation.

Research Competition: Outstanding abstracts will be selected by our course directors for an electronic poster presentations at the course.

Number of Entries: A participant may be the primary author on no more than two abstracts; however, he or she may be a contributing author on any number of abstracts.

Submission Deadline: Abstract submission deadline is Friday, September 29, 2023.

Submissions should be sent to newby.sheila@mayo.edu

Notification of Results: All primary authors will be notified no later than Monday, October 2, 2023, if their submission has been selected for the poster session. Details regarding poster set-up will follow. Early submissions may be accepted and notified prior to the above date. 


Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss common errors when treating children and young adults with recurrent spells
  • 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
  • Discuss medical and surgical approaches to managing patients with drug-resistant seizures
  • Recognize common normal variations in EEG including the benign variants that may be misleading
  • Describe the challenges associated with the diagnosis and management of seizures in patients with and without epilepsy
  • Discuss the impact of misdiagnoses in the treatment of epilepsy

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 15.50 ABPN
  • 15.50 ABS
  • 15.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 15.50 ANCC
  • 15.50 Attendance
Event starts: 
10/12/2023 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
10/14/2023 - 4:00pm


Click here to view the program schedule in your mobile device 


4012 Central Lakes Parkway
Orlando, FL 32837
United States
+1 (800) 266-9432


A limited block of rooms are reserved for attendees and their guests at the group rate of $325 per night, plus tax. Call for reservations at +1 (800) 266-9432 and identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic EEG Epilepsy course. Reserve Online

All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes delights in creating life-long memories. Surrender yourself to our oasis-like spa, indulge in fine dining and test your skills on the championship-level golf course designed by Greg Norman. Guests benefit from impeccable service, luxury hotel rooms and suites, sophisticated event venues and exceptional resort amenities, including our lazy river pool, 24-hour fitness center and the Ritz Kids program.


Guest Room Features & Amenities

  • Private balconies
  • Marble baths with two sinks
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Lighted makeup mirror, hair dryer and scale
  • European toiletries
  • Plush terry robes and slippers
  • Computer and fax connections
  • Wireless Internet access and high-speed data port connection
  • Multiline telephones with voice mail in all of our resort guest rooms
  • 65-inch HD LCD television
  • iPod Dock 
  • In-room safe
  • Barrier-free access
  • Twice-daily maid service

Property Features & Amenities

  • 40,000-square-foot spa with 40 treatment rooms featuring citrus-inspired treatments, private lap pool, wellness center, spa café, and boutique
  • 18-hole Greg Norman-signature golf course featuring the optional Ritz-Carlton Golf Caddie Concierge program
  • Grande Lakes Sports Experiences feature a fishing school and private guided Eco-Tours on Shingle Creek, the headwaters to the Florida Everglades
  • 50,000 square feet of flexible indoor meeting space and over 70,000 square feet of outdoor event space with an additional 100,800 square feet of indoor meeting space available at our Florida resort
  • A total of 11 fine dining options available at Grande Lakes Orlando
  • Three pools: resort pool, Spa private lap pool, and lazy river pool at the adjacent JW Marriott hotel
  • Poolside cabanas with personal concierge service
  • Ritz Kids® program offering a variety of supervised activities for children ages 4-12 
  • Three lighted tennis courts 
  • Business center 
  • The Ritz-Carlton Signature Shop featuring logo apparel and a wide array of gift items and sundries

Hotel Policies

  • Cancellation at our Orlando vacation resort is permitted up to five days prior to arrival
  • Check-In: 4 p.m. / Check-Out: 11 a.m.
  • All guest rooms and public areas are non-smoking; there are designated outdoor smoking areas
  • Valet parking fee: $40 daily

Discounted Nightly Resort Fee $20 Includes:

  • Enhanced High Speed Guest Room Internet
  • Driving Range Privileges
  • Two Pool Floats at the JW Marriott® Lazy River Pool
  •  Shuttle Transportation to SeaWorld®, Walt Disney World® and Universal® Orlando (24-hour advance reservations required)

Pet Policy

  • Dogs and cats 40 pounds or less are welcome and require advance registration (two maximum per room)
  • Pets cannot be left unattended within guestroom and must be fully trained and appropriately retrained by the owner at all times.
  • There is $150 USD (+ tax) non-refundable maintenance and restoration fee per stay
  • Non-service animals are prohibited from the spa, pool and restaurant areas


  • Main entrance
  • Registration desk
  • Accessible guest rooms have a 32 inch wide opening
  • Hotel has on site accessible self-parking
  • Route to accessible guest rooms is accessible
  • Restaurants and lounges
  • Meeting spaces
  • Pool entrances
  • Spa entrance
  • Fitness center entrance
  • Business center entrance
  • Self-operating lifts or sloped entry
  • Pathway to registration desk
  • Service animals allowed for persons with disabilities


All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

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

Mayo Faculty
Grace Bryan, PA-C
David Burkholder, M.D.
Greg Cascino, M.D.
Cornelia Drees, M.D.
Brin Freund, M.D.
Jamie Van Gompel, M.D
Nick Gregg, M.D., Ph.D.
Vivek Gupta, M.D.
Nidhi Kapoor, M.D.
Yarlenis Miranda, ARNP
Jonathan Parker, M.D., Ph.D.
Niccole Richardson, R.EEGT/C.LTM
Joseph Sirven, M.D.
Chris Sletten, Ph.D.
Elson So, M.D.

Guest Faculty
Nick Galan, 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.

Credit Statement(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 15.50 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology has reviewed Epilepsy and EEG in Clinical Practice and has approved this program as part of a comprehensive self-assessment program, which is mandated by the ABMS as a necessary component of Maintenance of Certification.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME requirement of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.

Other Healthcare Professionals:
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 15.50 ABPN
  • 15.50 ABS
  • 15.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 15.50 ANCC
  • 15.50 Attendance
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To claim credit for livestream participation in this course, learners must view the content during the hours posted for the live activity.  This course is not approved for on-demand delivery. 

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