SHELTON, CT (PRWEB)
August 01, 2017
Talem Health in collaboration with Boston University School of Medicine is presenting a series of 4 live educational events across the country this fall to improve the diagnosis and management of generalized tonic-clonic seizures (GTCS).
Complexities of Care in Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures is designed to educate neurologists, epileptologists, and neurology fellows on strategies to improve the differential diagnosis of epilepsy, optimal management of GTCS with an emphasis on treatment-resistant cases, management of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and transition of pediatric to adult care, and medication adherence.
“The program agenda meets the current educational needs of neurologists with an emphasis on current developments in epilepsy, including the new International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) classification of generalized seizures, important research on genetic testing in epilepsy, and updates on management of treatment-resistant GTCS,” said Program Chair Gregory L. Krauss, MD, Professor of Neurology, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD.
In addition to Dr. Krauss, the meetings will feature faculty presenters Georgia D. Montouris, MD, (Course Director) and Joseph I. Sirven, MD.
Meeting Dates, Locations, and Highlights
The meetings will be held at the following dates and locations:
- September 9, 2017 in Chicago, IL
- September 16, 2017 in Boston, MA
- October 7, 2017 in New York, NY
- October 14, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA
Highlights of the program include the following:
- American Academy of Neurology Practice Guideline on sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP)
- ILAE classification of seizure types
- Updates on use of adjunctive therapies and cannabinoids for treatment-refractory GTCS
In addition, videos illustrating patients at risk for SUDEP and with challenging cases will be shown. Of note, the final component is a 1-hour interactive case studies section in which attendees will break into small groups to work through key decision points in a challenging case with a faculty member.
Each live meeting will be certified by Boston University School of Medicine for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
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