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

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: Cultural Safety/Unconscious Bias & Epilepsy

  • November 30, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    CHEO Session 11: Emerging Topics

  • 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: When do I refer to an Epilepsy center?

  • January 18, 2022
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    CHEO Session 14: Cannabidiol, cannabinoids and alternatives

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