Advances In Epilepsy

 

There are many new medical and surgical treatment options for patients with epilepsy.

In this one-day CME event, participants will be provided with updates on newer therapies and guidelines for management of patients with epilepsy. They will also learn about the latest medical and surgical advances in epilepsy and quality measures for caring for people with epilepsy.

This event is for any provider who treats patients with epilepsy, seizures, or seizure-like disorders.

 

 

 

WHEN
Saturday, October 12, 2019 

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  

 

WHERE
Washington Duke Inn

3001 Cameron Boulevard

Durham, NC  27705

 

AUDIENCE
Physicians, advanced practice providers, and specialists in 
neurology and neurosurgery

 

CME
Category 1: Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this CME activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurse CE: Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this activity for up to 7.0 credit hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity. 

 

COST
There is a $30  fee for all registrants, which includes breakfast and lunch. Space is limited; register early.

 

PROGRAM
Matthew Luedke, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Duke University

Update on Epilepsy and Seizure Classification and Quality and Value in Epilepsy Care

Aatif Husain, MD, Professor of Neurology, Duke University

Using the Newest Antiseizure Medications
    
Susannah White, PA-C 
Women with Epilepsy – Special Considerations

James McNamara, MD, Professor of Neuroscience
, Duke University
Preventive and Disease Modifying Therapies

Christopher Eckstein, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Duke University

Immune Mediated Epilepsies

Jill Stuart, PhD, Clinical Associate in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Duke University

Mental Health and Epilepsy
    
Rod Radtke, MD, Professor of Neurology, Duke University

Epilepsy Surgery Evaluation

Derek Southwell, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Duke University

Advances in Epilepsy Surgery
    
Saurabh Sinha, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology, Duke University

Neurostimulation in Epilepsy

Christa Swisher, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Duke University

Seizures in the ICU

 

REGISTRATION
Space is limited. Register online here.

 

ACCOMMODATIONS
Guests wishing to stay overnight at the Washington Duke Inn can reach the hotel at 919-490-0999.

 

QUESTIONS
Questions may be directed to: NSUEvents_questions@duke.edu. 

In support of improving patient care, the Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the health care team.