Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)

Join us every Tuesday from 12:00-1:00pm. Head to Sessions>Calendar to add session dates. View past session recordings via link below.

Hub Lead: Dr. Sharon Whiting joined by the CHEO Interprofessional Epilepsy Team.

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Hub Team

Dr. Sharon Whiting, Neurologist | Team Lead

Dr. Katie Muir, Epilepsy Fellow

Stephanie Borris, Nurse Manager

Nikki Porter, Community Epilepsy Agency Representative

Nina Rongavilla, Social Worker

Sarah Healy, Research Associate, Manager

Schedule

  • September 14, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    CHEO Session 1: Genetics 101

  • September 21, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    CHEO Session 2: Seizure Intro | General definitions, classifications of seizure

  • September 28, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    CHEO Session 3: Focal & generalized non motor seizures

  • October 5, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    CHEO Session 4: Focal & generalized motor seizures

  • October 12, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    CHEO Session 5: Infantile spasms, epileptic spasms

  • October 19, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    CHEO Session 6: Epilepsy diagnosis & ancillary testing: EEG & neuroimaging, include genetics component

  • November 2, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    CHEO Session 7: Seizure mimics/Differential diagnosis

  • November 9, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    CHEO Session 8: Prescribing appropriate AED, side effects and management

  • November 16, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    CHEO Session 9: Psych & medical co-morbidities

  • November 23, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    CHEO Session 10: Cannabidiol, cannabinoids and alternatives

  • November 30, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    CHEO Session 11: When do I refer to an Epilepsy center?

  • January 4, 2022
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    CHEO Session 12: Living with Epilepsy & Community Resources - Seizure emergency, SE, seizure safety, School Supports, seizure plan for families/schools

  • January 11, 2022
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    CHEO Session 13: Status Epilepticus, seizure emergency

  • January 18, 2022
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    CHEO Session 14: Cultural Safety/Unconscious Bias & Epilepsy

  • January 25, 2022
    12:30 pm 1:30 pm
    CHEO Session 15: Transition to adult care