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



Epilepsy Surgery

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

Estimated Time of Completion:   2 hours, 45 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 Surgery webcast reviews successful re-operation after incomplete transsective hemispherectomy, surgical options for patients with complicated refractory focal epilepsy, and candidates for early epilepsy surgery.

Learning Objectives

  1. Create opportunities for successful re-operation after incomplete transsective hemispherectomy.
  2. Expand surgical options for patients with complicated refractory focal epilepsy, through informed use of advanced invasive monitoring techniques.
  3. Identify candidates for early epilepsy surgery to minimize lifetime seizure burden and health care utilization.

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 2.75 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

William Bingaman, MD
Epilepsy Neurosurgery
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Juan Bulacio, MD
Epilepsy Neurophysiology
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Patrick Chauvel, MD
Epilepsy Neurophysiology
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Jorge Alvaro Gonzalez-Martinez, MD, PhD
Epilepsy Neurosurgery
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Ajay Gupta, MD
Head, Pediatric Epilepsy Section
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

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

Imad Najm, MD
Director, Epilepsy Center
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Dileep Nair, MD
Adult Epilepsy
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Elaine Wyllie, MD
Pediatric 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 has indicated that he may have a relationship, which in the context of his presentation, could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest:

Ajay Gupta, MD
  Lundbeck Membership on advisory committee or review panels
Epilepsy community education initiatives
 
  Mallinckrodt Inc. Membership on advisory committee or review panels
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:

William Bingaman, MD
Juan Bulacio, MD
Patrick Chauvel, MD
Jorge Gonzalez-Martinez, MD
Ahsan Moosa Naduvil Valappil, MD
Dileep Nair, MD
Imad Najm, MD
Jeffrey Ponsky, MD
Elaine Wyllie, MD

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