Epilepsy Update & Review

Cleveland Clinic Specialty Review

A comprehensive CME program designed to improve the assessment and care of patients with major epileptic syndromes.

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Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Update & Review Course provides state-of-the-art updates on major epileptic syndromes, diagnosis, and the latest treatment approaches. This in-depth CME program includes case-based lectures on topics like epilepsies and electroclinical syndromes, genetic epilepsies, genetic testing in epilepsy, psychogenic non-epileptic seizures, women and pregnancy issues, psychiatric comorbidities in epilepsy, etc. It will help you to better:

  • Review the essential pathophysiology and classification of the epilepsies
  • Evaluate the pharmacology and action of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs)
  • Illustrate major epileptic syndromes across the age spectrum
  • Discuss epilepsy management in women of childbearing age
  • Outline surgical treatment procedures for patients with medically refractory epilepsy
  • Interpret EEG in the ICU and treatment of status epilepticus

Expand Your Skills

Available online or via audio MP3 CDs, Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Update & Review Course provides a maximum of 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you can expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.

View our full list of Topics/Speakers, Faculty, Accreditation and Media Format information.

Quick Facts

Provider: Cleveland Clinic

Course Director:
Ajay Gupta, MD
Epilepsy Center
Cleveland Clinic

Credits: Earn a maximum of 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

  • What is Epilepsy: Definition, Diagnostic Dilemmas, and Determining Remission in Clinical Practice - Anne Berg, PhD
  • Classification of Generalized and Focal “Seizures” - Prakash Kotagal, MD
  • Epilepsies and Electroclinical Syndromes: Neonatal and Infantile - Elaine Wirrell, MD
  • Epilepsies and Electroclinical Syndromes: Childhood - Elaine Wyllie, MD
  • Distinctive Epilepsies: Neuro-cutaneous Disorders, Hypothalamic Hamartoma - Ajay Gupta, MD
  • Genetic Epilepsies: Clinical Recognition and Identification - Phillip Pearl, MD
  • Genetic Testing in Epilepsy: Test Selection and Interpretation - Dennis Lal, PhD
  • Epilepsies and Electroclinical Syndromes: Adolescents and Adults - Jessica Fesler, MD
  • AED I: Drug Interactions in Epilepsy Practice and First Generation AEDs - Ahsan Moosa Naduvil, MD
  • AED II: Evidence-based Use of AEDs and Ketogenic Diet - Elaine Wirrell, MD
  • AED III: Evidence-based Use of Newer AEDs and Their Interactions - Andrey S. Stojic, MD, PhD
  • Immune Modulatory Therapies in Epilepsy and Autoimmune Epilepsies - Ahsan Moosa Naduvil, MD
  • Semiology and Scalp VEEG Findings: Temporo-Perisylvian Epilepsies - Patrick Chauvel, MD
  • Semiology and Scalp EEG Findings: Frontal and Parieto-Occipital Epilepsies - Andreas Alexopoulos, MD, MPH
  • Semiology and Scalp VEEG Findings: Special Characteristics in Infants and Young Children - Ajay Gupta, MD
  • Localization of Epileptiform Patterns on Scalp EEG and Role of MEG - Richard Burgess, MD, PhD
  • MRI in Epilepsy: Structural and Functional MRI - Mykol Larvie, MD, PhD
  • Medical Intractability and Pre-surgical Evaluation for Epilepsy: Why, When and How? - Lara Jehi, MD
  • Role of Nuclear Imaging in Pre-surgical Evaluation of Epilepsy: PET and SPECT - Mykol Larvie, MD, PhD
  • Post-processing Imaging Techniques (VBM, DTI, QPET), and Multimodal Co-registration - Irene Wang, PhD
  • Surgical Techniques in Lesional Epilepsies - William Bingaman, MD
  • Invasive EEG Evaluation: Indications, Techniques, and Cortical Stimulation Paradigms - Juan Bulacio, MD
  • Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Tests: ECOG, SSEPs and Multi-modal Testing - Ajay Gupta, MD
  • Stereo EEG-based Surgical Techniques, and Disconnective and Laser Ablation Surgeries - Jorge Gonzalez-Martinez, MD, PhD
  • Neuro-stimulation Devices in Epilepsy - Dileep Nair, MD
  • Psychogenic Non-epileptic Seizures: Diagnosis and Management - Jocelyn Bautista, MD
  • Psychiatric Comorbidities in Epilepsy and SUDEP - Lara Jehi, MD
  • Women and Pregnancy Issues in Epilepsy - Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer, DO
  • Neuropsychological Testing in Epilepsy and Epilepsy Surgery Candidates - Robyn Busch, PhD
  • EEG Developmental Maturation, Neonatal Seizures and Neonatal Encephalopathies - Elia Pestana-Knight, MD
  • ICU EEG: Encephalopathic, Periodic and Coma Patterns - Christopher Newey, DO
  • Diagnosis and Evidence-based Management of Status Epilepticus - Stephen Hantus, MD

Course Director

Ajay Gupta, MD

  • Epilepsy Center
  • Cleveland Clinic

Guest Faculty

Anne Berg, PhD

  • Division of Neurology
  • Epilepsy Center
  • Ann & Robert H. Lurie
  • Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Phillip Pearl, MD

  • Director, Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Boston Children's Hospital
  • William G. Lennox Chair and Professor of Neurology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

 

Elaine Wirrell, MD

  • Professor of Neurology
  • Director of Pediatric Epilepsy
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Jacksonville, FL

Cleveland Clinic Faculty

Andreas Alexopoulos, MD, MPH

Jocelyn Bautista, MD

William Bingaman, MD

Juan Bulacio, MD

Richard Burgess, MD, PhD

Robyn Busch, PhD

Patrick Chauvel, MD

Jessica Fesler, MD

Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer, DO

Jorge Gonzalez-Martinez, MD, PhD

Stephen Hantus, MD

 

Lara Jehi, MD

Prakash Kotagal, MD

Dennis Lal, PhD

Mykol Larvie, MD, PhD

Ahsan Moosa Naduvil, MD

Dileep Nair, MD

Christopher Newey, DO

Elia Pestana-Knight, MD

Andrey S. Stojic, MD, PhD

Irene Wang, PhD

Elaine Wyllie, MD

Accreditation

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

Designation

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date of Original Release: December 1, 2018
Date Series Expires: December 1, 2020

CME credit is obtained upon successful completion of an online post-test and evaluation.

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.

Disclosure information for all individuals in control of the content of the activity is located on the Faculty Disclosure page in the PDF and printed syllabus.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Review the Essential Pathophysiology and Classification of the Epilepsies
  • Review the pharmacology and action of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs)
  • Describe major epileptic syndromes across the age spectrum
  • Discuss epilepsy management in women of childbearing age
  • Describe surgical treatment options and procedures for patients with medically refractory epilepsy
  • Interpret EEG in the ICU and treatment of status epilepticus

Intended Audience

This educational activity was designed for adult and pediatric neurologists and epileptologists, residents, fellows and nurse practitioners.