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



Epilepsy New Advancements

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Release Date:  September 15, 2016
Expiration Date:  September 15, 2018

Estimated Time of Completion:   2 hours, 30 minutes

Description

Part of the Physician Engagement Education Series, Hot Topics in Epilepsy for Children and Adults webcasts feature a multidisciplinary team from Cleveland Clinic reviews epilepsy surgery, treatment and management, and new advancements.

Epilepsy New Advancements webcast addresses long term morbidity from refractory status epilepticus, managing epilepsy in women of childbearing age, new antiepileptic medications, and preventing suicide in epilepsy patients.

Learning Objectives

  1. Reduce the incidence of long term morbidity from refractory status epilepticus.
  2. Improve management of epilepsy in women of childbearing age.
  3. Recognize opportunities to reduce morbidity from adverse effects and seizures by exploring new antiepileptic medications when appropriate.
  4. 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.

Accreditation

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits&trade / Self-Assessment credits toward Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association Council for Category 2 credit.

Maintenance of Certification

Course Self-Assessment towards Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program

Upon achievement of a score of 100% on the Self-Assessment towards Part 2 of the American Board of Surgery Maintenance of Certification Program, you will obtain your certificate of attendance. Physicians are then able to add this completion to their American Board of Surgery portfolio online form. Participants will have an opportunity to review responses and retake questions.

Activity Director and Faculty

Activity Director

Jeffrey Ponsky, MD
General Surgery
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Faculty

Tatiana Falcone, MD
Pediatric Psychiatry
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer, DO, MS
Adult Epilepsy and Sleep
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Jennifer Frontera, MD
Neurological Intensive Care
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Stephen Hantus, MD
Adult Epilepsy
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Lara Jehi, MD
Adult Epilepsy
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Ahsan Moosa Naduvil Valappil, MD
Pediatric Epilepsy
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Elia Pestana Knight, MD
Pediatric Epilepsy
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Andrey Stojic, MD, PhD
Adult Epilepsy
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Elaine Wyllie, MD
Pediatric Epilepsy
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Zhong Ying, MD, PhD
Adult Epilepsy
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

CME Disclaimer

The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. In no event will The Cleveland Clinic Foundation be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.

Faculty Disclosure

In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support issued by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education requires resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest to ensure CME activities are free of commercial bias.

The following faculty have indicated that they may have a relationship, which in the context of their presentation, could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest:

Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer, DO
  UCB Research funding
 
Lara Jehi, MD
  Lundbeck Consulting

The following faculty have indicated that they have no relationship which, in the context of their presentation, could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest:

Tatiana Falcone, MD
Jennifer Frontera, MD
Stephen Hantus, MD
Ahsan Moosa Naduvil Valappil, MD
Elia M Pestana Knight, MD
Jeffrey Ponsky, MD
Andrey S Stojic, MD
Elaine Wyllie, MD
Zhong Ying, MD

This CME activity was produced by the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education and
the Physician Engagement Department.