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Epilepsy and EEG in Clinical Practice - Online CME Course

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

This course focuses on a review of current clinical practices 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.

Registration Fee
Physicians and Scientists$500
Allied Health Professional, Nurse, Retiree$375


Target Audience

This course 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.

Learning Objectives

Utilization of this Mayo Clinic online (enduring materials) course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be in this course.

  • 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
  • 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 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.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 14.75 ANCC
  • 14.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

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

Mayo Clinic Faculty
William Tatum, D.O.
David Burkholder, M.D.
Amy Crepeau, M.D.
Joseph Sirven, M.D.
Alfonso (Sebastian) S. Lopez Chiriboga, M.D.
Anteneh Feyissa, M.D.
Brian Lundstrom, M.D.
Katherine Noe, M.D. Ph.D.)
Lily Wong-Kisiel, M.D.
Jeffrey Britton, M.D.
Raj Sheth, M.D.
Elson So, M.D.
W. David Freeman, M.D.
Lily Wong-Kisiel, M.D.
Erik H. Middlebrooks, M.D.
Kai J. Miller, M.D., Ph.D.
Anthony L. Ritaccio, M.D.
Gregory Cascino, MD
Benjamin (Ben) H. Brinkmann, Ph.D.
Gregory A. Worrell, M.D., Ph.D.
Karen E. Blackmon, Ph.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 14.75 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 14.75 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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

  • 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 14.75 ANCC
  • 14.75 Attendance


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