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Physician Engagement Education Series:
Hot Topics in Epilepsy for Children and Adults



The Physician Engagement Education Series is designed to provide health care providers the tools to stay up to date on the latest innovations and trends of key topics in esophageal diseases, as well as share valuable insights from their own experiences and practices. The interactive format includes discussion and case presentations by key opinion leaders from around the world with audience and faculty interaction, discussion, polling and debate.

In the Hot Topics in Epilepsy for Children and Adults series a multidisciplinary team from Cleveland Clinic reviews epilepsy surgery, treatment and management, and new advancements.

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Epilepsy New Advancements
Epilepsy New Advancements
Tatiana Falcone, MD; Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer, DO, MS; Jennifer Frontera, MD; Stephen Hantus, MD; Lara Jehi, MD
Ahsan Moosa Naduvil Valappil, MD; Elia Pestana Knight, MD; Andrey Stojic, MD, PhD; Elaine Wyllie, MD; Zhong Ying, MD, PhD
Estimated Time:   2 hours, 30 minutes
Release Date:  September 15, 2016
Type:  Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player
Expiration Date:   September 15, 2018
Specialties: Neurology, Neurosurgery, Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine
Epilepsy Surgery
Epilepsy Surgery
William Bingaman, MD; Juan Bulacio, MD; Patrick Chauvel, MD; Jorge Alvaro Gonzalez-Martinez, MD, PhD
Ajay Gupta, MD; Ahsan Moosa Naduvil Valappil, MD; Imad Najm, MD; Dileep Nair, MD; Elaine Wyllie, MD
Estimated Time:   2 hours, 45 minutes
Release Date:  September 15, 2016
Type:  Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player
Expiration Date:   September 15, 2018
Specialties: Neurology, Neurosurgery, Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine
Epilepsy Treatment and Management
Epilepsy Treatment and Management
Ajay Gupta, MD; Prakash Kotagal, MD; Ahsan Moosa Naduvil Valappil, MD; Elaine Wyllie, MD; Andrew Zeft, MD
Estimated Time:   1 hour, 15 minutes
Release Date:  September 15, 2016
Type:  Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player
Expiration Date:   September 15, 2018
Specialties: Neurology, Neurosurgery, Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine

Series Objectives

  1. Create opportunities for successful re-operation after incomplete transsective hemispherectomy.
  2. Identify patients with treatable forms of autoimmune epilepsy.
  3. Reduce the incidence of long term morbidity from refractory status epilepticus.
  4. Improve management of epilepsy in women of childbearing age.
  5. Expand surgical options for patients with complicated refractory focal epilepsy, through informed use of advanced invasive monitoring techniques.
  6. Identify candidates for early epilepsy surgery to minimize lifetime seizure burden and health care utilization.
  7. Recognize opportunities to reduce morbidity from adverse effects and seizures by exploring new antiepileptic medications when appropriate.
  8. Prevent suicide in teens and adults who are experiencing epilepsy and prevention.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for adult and pediatric epileptologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, family practitioners, internists, and nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, residents and fellows who treat pediatric and adult epilepsy patients.

Activity Director

Jeffrey Ponsky, MD
General Surgery
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH