Project ECHO Ontario: Epilepsy in Adults

Host Hub: The Ottawa Hospital

Hub Lead: Dr. Tadeu Fantaneanu and the TOH Interprofessional Epilepsy Team

Session  Date Time Topic
1 September 13th, 2019 1:00-2:00PM First Seizure and Diagnosis
2 October 4th, 2019 1:00-2:00PM Generalized Versus Focal Epilepsies
3 October 18th, 2019 1:00-2:0PM Selecting appropriate medication & commonly used AEDs and their side effects
4 November 1st, 2019 1:00-2:00PM Acute and rescue management practices and pathway for chronic treatment of epilepsy
5 November 15th, 2019 1:00-2:00PM Driving
6 November 29th, 2019 1:00-2:00PM Safety (i.e. personal workplace, community)
7 January 31st, 2020 1:00-2:00PM Cannabidiol and Cannabinoids
8 February 14th, 2020 1:00-2:00PM Hot topics in Epilepsy
9 February 28th, 2020 1:00-2:00PM Basic Electroencephalography (EEG) Concepts
10  March 27th, 2020 1:00-2:00PM Selecting Candidates for Epilepsy Surgery
11 April 17th, 2020 1:00-2:00PM Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures (PNES)
12 May 15th, 2020 1:00-2:00PM Pregnancy and Teratogenicity
13 May 29th, 2020 1:00-2:00PM Considerations for long-term AED use and special populations (elderly, non-verbal patients, etc)
14 June 12th, 2020 1:00-2:00PM Common mental health concurrent disorders and the importance of psychosocial support
15 TBD 1:00-2:00PM SUDEP – discussing with the patient, how to manage risk factors

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