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 2A (EP2A) Topics Include:  Treatment of Epilepsy, High Risk for Psyciatric Illnesses, Adverse Effects with Medications, Candidates for Genetic Testing, Pregnancy vs. Antiepileptic Drugs, and more.

To view topic outline of the full or short course, select the Course Type (Full or Short) below:

Short Course:
EP2A
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.
Only Available Option: Short Course/Part A

Course Topics

Updates on Multiple Sclerosis and Epilepsy

Accurately diagnose atypical presentations of MS; Differentiate MS from neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder; Explain upcoming revisions to current diagnostic criteria for MS; Recognize the role of inflammation in the development of acquired epilepsy; Evaluate the evidence supporting inhibition of cyclooxegenase-2/prostaglandin E2 in treatment of epilepsy.

N014

Psychiatric Aspects of Neurologic Disorders

Assess and manage depression and other psychiatric comorbidities in patients with Parkinson disease; Contrast cognitive issues in patients with Parkinson disease to those in patients with Alzheimer disease; Identify patients with epilepsy who may be at especially high risk for psychiatric illnesses; Discuss possible psychiatric manifestations of each phase of a seizure; Collaborate with neurologic clinicians to prevent and manage side effects of antiepileptic drugs in patients with psychiatric disorders.

Neuropsychiatric Management: Parkinson Disease/Epilepsy

Recognize the role of psychopathology in patients with Parkinson disease; Identify psychiatric symptoms in patients with Parkinson disease; Select effective pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic therapies for patients with Parkinson disease; Anticipate and treat comorbid psychiatric disease in patients with epilepsy; Prevent adverse effects associated with medications in patients with epilepsy and psychiatric illness.

N013

Pediatric Epilepsy/Ketogenic Diets

Recognize which patients with epilepsy are candidates for genetic testing to determine its etiology; Evaluate the results of genetic testing to optimize treatment in patients with epilepsy; Explain how maintaining a hypoglycemic and ketogenic state reduces the frequency of seizures; Tailor the classic ketogenic diet to treat patients with epilepsy; Identify the types of epilepsy that respond to the ketogenic diet and contraindications to the diet.

Clinical Potpourri in 2019

Differentiate persistent postural-perceptual dizziness from other conditions associated with dizziness; Choose appropriate treatment strategies for patients with persistent postural-perceptual dizziness, including patient education and counseling, vestibular rehabilitation therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and medication; Describe the effects of recreational drugs on the central nervous system and how they can increase the risk for stroke; Encourage cessation of use of recreational drugs by educating patients about the risks; Improve maternal and fetal health during the pregnancies of women of women taking antiepileptic drugs.

Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

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

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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