Kingston Health Sciences & The Ottawa Hospital

Stay tuned for sessions presented jointly by Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) and The Ottawa Hospital (TOH). View past session recordings for KHSC and TOH below.

KHSC Hub Lead: Dr. Lysa Boisse Lomax joined by the KHSC Interprofessional Epilepsy Team.

TOH Hub Leads: Dr. Tad Fantaneanu & Dr. Arezoo Rezazadeh joined by the TOH Interprofessional Epilepsy Team.

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KHSC Hub Team

Lysa Boisse Lomax, Epileptologist

Garima Shukla, Epileptologist

Gavin Winston, Epileptologist

Michelle Keiski, Neuropsychologist

Emilia Leslie, Community Epilepsy Agency Representative

Sandy Weatherby, Nurse

TOH Hub Team

Tad Fantaneanu, Epileptologist

Arezoo Rezazadeh, Epileptologist

Nikki Porter & Jamie Everitt, Community Epilepsy Agency Representative

Katherine Bateman & Amanda Droeske, Pharmacist

Schedule

Friday, January 14th, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
Genetics: Overview

Friday, January 21st, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
First seizure and diagnosis, including when to order an MRI and EEG report interpretation, include slide on MTO guidelines

Friday, January 28th, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
Generalized vs Focal

Friday, February 4th, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
Selecting appropriate AED and side effects

Friday, February 11th, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
Acute rescue management & pathway for chronic treatment of epilepsies, seizure safety, include MTO guideline with safety

Friday, February 18th, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
Cultural safety/unconscious bias & epilepsy

Friday, February 25th, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
Epilepsy and the elderly, when to wean off AED

Friday, March 4th, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
Cannabidiol and Cannabinoids

Friday, March 11th, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
When to refer to an Epilepsy Center?

Friday, April 1st, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
PNES, seizure mimics

Friday, April 8th, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
Emerging topics

Friday, April 22nd, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
Pregnancy & Teratogenicity

Friday, April 29th, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
Non-pharma treatment, include Ketogenic diet, VNS

Friday, May 6th, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
SUDEP include anti-suffocation pillows, watches

Friday, May 20th, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
Common mental health concurrent disorders, supporting patients to live independently