Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)

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

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Hub Team

Sharon Whiting, Epileptologist

Nadine Morison Levy, Epilepsy Fellow

Sue Vanvolkingburgh, Epilepsy Nurse

Nikki Porter, Community Epilepsy Agency Representative

Janelle Comtosis, Social Worker

Sarah Healy, Research Coordinator

Schedule

September 14th, 2021
12:00-1:00pm
Genetics 101

September 21st, 2021
12:00-1:00pm
Seizure Intro: General definitions, classifications of seizure

September 28th, 2021
12:00-1:00pm
Focal & generalized non motor seizures

October 5th, 2021
12:00-1:00pm
Focal & generalized motor seizures

October 12th, 2021
12:00-1:00pm
Infantile spasms, epileptic spasms

October 19th, 2021
12:00-1:00pm
Epilepsy diagnosis & ancillary testing: EEG & neuroimaging, include genetics component

November 2nd, 2021
12:00-1:00pm
Seizure mimics/Differential diagnosis

November 9th, 2021
12:00-1:00pm
Prescribing appropriate AED, side effects and management

November 16th, 2021
12:00-1:00pm
Psych & medical co-morbidities

November 23rd, 2021
12:00-1:00pm
Cultural Safety/Unconscious Bias & Epilepsy

November 30th, 2021
12:00-1:00pm
Emerging Topics

January 4th, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
Living with Epilepsy & Community Resources – Seizure emergency, SE, seizure safety, merge “School Supports, seizure plan for families/schools”

January 11th, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
When do I refer to an Epilepsy center?

January 18th, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
Cannabidiol, cannabinoids and alternatives

January 25th, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
Transition to adult care