COR 3.9.21: Pharmacoresistant Epilepsy in Children: Why Early Diagnosis and Appropriate Treatment Should Be Our Priority

March 9, 2021

Epilepsy is the most common chronic neurological disease in children, affecting 1% of the population. Understanding the implications of pharmacoresistance and early surgical referral are key in improving the cognitive and functional outcome of these children. 

Target Audience

Physicians, Psychologists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Nurses specializing in Primary Care and Pediatrics. 

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this session, attendees should be better able to:

  1. Diagnose pharmacoresistant epilepsy in children
  2. Recognize the importance of early diagnosis and management of pharmacoresistant epilepsy for cognitive/developmental outcomes  
  3. Evaluate the role and implications of epilepsy surgery in the management of pharmacoresistant epilepsy in children.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.25 APA
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is approved by the RI Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Alpert Medical School maintains responsibility for the program.
  • 1.25 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.
Course opens: 
09/08/2020
Course expires: 
03/09/2022
Event starts: 
03/09/2021 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
03/09/2021 - 8:45am
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

This is a live webinar hosted via the WebEx platform

Luca Bartolini, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Director, Pediatric Epilepsy Program
Attending Pediatric Neurologist and Epileptologist
Hasbro Children’s Hospital and Lifespan Physician Group
Providence, RI

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and South County Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds. The Warren Alpert Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Credit Designation

Physicians:  The Warren Alpert Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Psychologists: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is approved by the RI Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Alpert Medical School maintains responsibility for the program. This activity is approved for 1.25 Category 1 CE Credits. Credits available to RI licensed psychologists only. 

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.25 APA
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is approved by the RI Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Alpert Medical School maintains responsibility for the program.
  • 1.25 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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Please take the pre-test prior to the course on June 2, 2020.