Epilepsy

Epilepsy Review CME / CPD 

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:  Neurologists, Oncologists, Subspecialist Physicians, Family Practitioners, Internists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 3A (EP3A) Topics Include:  Managing SE, Classification of Seizures, Nonsurgical Alternatives, and more.

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Short Course:
EP3A
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.
Only Available Option: Short Course/Part A

Course Topics

Epilepsy Updates

Discuss revised classifications and definitions of epilepsy from the American Epilepsy Society; Select effective first-line therapies, including newer medications, for the treatment of epilepsy; Use a stepwise algorithmic approach developed by the American Epilepsy Society to manage SE; Teach patients and families how to prevent SE with rescue medications; Recognize and treat nonconvulsive SE.

Update on Epilepsy/PFAPA Syndrome

Distinguish among the different types of epilepsy in children and adolescents; Identify the various etiologies of epilepsy and their prognostic implications; Prescribe appropriate medications for children and adolescents with epilepsy; Evaluate common psychiatric and cognitive comorbidities of epilepsy; Assess the diagnostic characteristics of and treatment options for periodic fever with aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis, and cervical adenitis (PFAPA) syndrome.

Seizures and Epilepsy/Development and Behavior

Differentiate true seizures from seizure-like episodes in children; Elaborate on the systems of classification for seizures and epilepsy; Recognize manifestations associated with seizure activity in different parts of the brain; Provide effective options for treatment to patients with seizures; Apply findings of recently published articles to optimize practice related to mental health assessment, use of media, and autism spectrum disorder

Epilepsy/Status Epilipticus

Identify risk factors, causes, and patterns of recurrent seizures in patients with epilepsy; Develop strategies for medical management of seizures in patients with epilepsy; Select patients with medication-refractory epilepsy who may benefit from surgical treatment or nonsurgical alternatives; Review the pathophysiology and common causes of status epilepticus; Utilize strategies for treatment of primary and refractory status epilepticus.

Seizure Mimics /Seizures

Describe common types of nonepileptic neurologic events in children; Identify conditions that can provoke vertigo in children; Determine when treatment is required for tics, parasomnias, and other neurologic events in children; Counsel patients and families about seizure disorders in children; List medication options for treating focal and generalized (including absence) seizures in children.

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Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include:  Neurology, Ophthalmology, Oncology, Family Practice

If you have taken the current Neuropathy CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon.  There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

For over 30 years, ASI has provided Continuing Medical Education, CME & CEU and Continuing Professional Development Education (CPD) for physicians and allied professionals in Neuropathy plus over 40 other specialties and subspecialties.  Lectures are recorded annually at the top seminars and conferences to provide the most current medical education to our clients.

 

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