Project ECHO Ontario: Epilepsy Across the Lifespan, Children and Youth

Host Hub: The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)
Hub Lead: Dr. Elizabeth Donner and Dr. Carter Snead joined by the SickKids interprofessional Epilepsy Team

Dates and Topics:

# Date Time Topic
1 September 19th, 2019 12:00-1:00p.m. Seizure Introduction: General definitions, Classification of seizures, epileptic seizures classification
2 September 23rd, 2019 12:00-1:00p.m. Seizure semiology: focal and generalized non-motor seizures
3 October 7th, 2019 12:00-1:00p.m. Seizure semiology: Focal and generalized motor seizures
4 October 21st, 2019 12:00-1:00p.m. Seizure semiology: Infantile spasms, epileptic spasms
5 November 4th, 2019 12:00-1:00p.m. Testing: Epilepsy diagnosis and ancillary testing: EEG and Neuroimaging
6 November 18th, 2019 12:00-1:00p.m. Seizure mimics /Differential diagnosis
7 December 2nd, 2019 12:00-1:00p.m. Seizure safety
8 January 6th, 2020 12:00-1:00p.m. Starting the first AED trial
9 January 20th, 2020 12:00-1:00p.m. AED side effects
10 February 3rd, 2020 12:00-1:00p.m. Common co-morbidities
March 2nd, 2020 12:00-1:00p.m. School supports
March 16th, 2020 12:00-1:00p.m. Seizure emergency and status epilepticus (SE)
March 30th, 2020 12:00-1:00p.m. Diagnosing drug resistant epilepsy
14 April 27th, 2020 12:00-1:00p.m. Cannabidiol, cannabinoids and alternatives
15 May 11th, 2020 12:00-1:00p.m. Transition to Adult care

*Please note that dates, times and topics are subject to change