Project ECHO Ontario: Epilepsy in Adults

Host Hub: University Health Network at Toronto Western Hospital

Hub Lead: Dr. Esther Bui and the UHN interprofessional hub team

Session  Date Time Topic
1 October 29th, 2019 1:00-2:00PM Generalized versus Focal Epilepsies
2 November 12th, 2019 1:00-2:00PM Selecting appropriate medication & commonly used AEDs and their side effects
3 November 26th, 2019 1:00-2:0PM First Seizure and Diagnosis
4 December 17th, 2019 1:00-2:00PM Acute and rescue management practices and pathway for chronic treatment of epilepsy
5 January 7th, 2020 (tentative) 1:00-2:00PM Driving
6 January 21st, 2020 1:00-2:00PM Safety (i.e. personal workplace, community)
7 February 4th, 2020 1:00-2:00PM Cannabidiol and Cannabinoids
8 February 18th, 2020 1:00-2:00PM Hot topics in Epilepsy
9 March 3rd, 2020 1:00-2:00PM Basic Electroencephalography (EEG) Concepts
10 March 31st, 2020 1:00-2:00PM Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures (PNES)
11 April 7th, 2020 1:00-2:00PM Pregnancy and Teratogenicity
12 April 21st, 2020 1:00-2:00PM Considerations for long-term AED use and special populations (elderly, non-verbal patients, etc)
13 May 5th, 2020 1:00-2:00PM Common mental health concurrent disorders and the importance of psychosocial support
14 May 19th, 2020 1:00-2:00PM SUDEP – discussing with the patient, how to manage risk factors
15 May 26th, 2020 1:00-2:00PM Selecting Candidates for Epilepsy Surgery

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