Epilepsy

Epilepsy Seminar CME / CPD 

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

Course(s) are appropriate for:  Emergency Medicine Physicians, Internal Medicine Physicians, Subspecialist Physicians, General Practitioners, Pediatricians (Paediatricians), Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 2A (EP2A) Topics Include: Diagnosis, Episodic Disorders, Antiepileptic Drugs, Seizure, Cognitive Impairment, and more.

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

Format:
Available in Audio format.
Only Available Option: Short Course/Part A

Course Topics

Epilepsy Part 1

Explain the physiologic causes of increased seizure frequency during pregnancy; Manage epilepsy in a pregnant woman; Consider comorbidities when selecting an antiepileptic drug for an elderly patient; Avoid drug-drug interactions involving antiepileptic agents; Increase adherence to medication regimens in patients with epilepsy.

Highlights from the 19th Annual Pediatric Epilepsy Symposium

Discuss the relationship between suicide attempts and epilepsy, as proposed by Hesdorffer et al (2016); Select appropriate instruments for screening children and adults with psychiatric disorders; Diagnose conversion disorder; Describe the manifestations of FASD; Counsel a family caring for a child with FASD.

Epilepsy Part 2

Recognize common disorders that can mimic epilepsy; Choose appropriate EEG and imaging techniques to diagnose epilepsy; Select medications for patients with different forms of epilepsy; Use the neurologic history to assess the anatomic location of epileptic activity.

Epilepsy Part 3

Determine whether a patient who has had an unprovoked seizure requires long-term treatment with antiepileptic drugs; Select an appropriate antiepileptic drug based on the clinical history, examination, and comorbidities of the patient and seizure type; Maximize quality of life in patients with epilepsy; Counsel patients with drug-resistant epilepsy about the risks and benefits of surgical treatment; Recognize and treat comorbidities in patients with epilepsy.

Epilepsy Part 4

Explain the physiologic causes of increased seizure frequency during pregnancy; Manage epilepsy in a pregnant woman; Consider comorbidities when selecting an antiepileptic drug for an elderly patient; Avoid drug-drug interactions involving antiepileptic agents.

Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include:  Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Emergency Medicine

If you have taken the current Epilepsy 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 Epilepsy 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.