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Course Information

The Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Update: Recent Advances in Clinical Care will provide state-of-the-art comprehensive updates on the diagnostic and therapeutic advances in epilepsy. The update encompasses epilepsy across the age spectrum from infancy to adulthood. Topics to be addressed include diagnostic evaluation of complex epilepsies, optimal use of anti- seizure medications, auto- immune epilepsies, status epilepticus, medical intractability, assessment for epilepsy surgery, and epilepsy surgery including neuromodulation and upcoming newer ablative techniques.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic developments in the management of epilepsy
  • Describe the pharmacology and action of anti seizure medications (ASMs)
  • Review unique epilepsies including rare syndromes, diseases, neuro-cutaneous disorders, and autoimmune epilepsies
  • Discuss treating acute repetitive seizures and status epilepticus
  • Review epilepsy surgery updates and techniques including neuromodulation and ablative procedures

Target Audience

This educational activity is intended for practicing adult and pediatric neurologists and epileptologists, Neurology and Neurosurgery residents and fellowship trainees, as well as advanced practice providers, nursing, and other health care personnel engaged in epilepsy care.