Project ECHO Ontario: Epilepsy in Adults

Host Hub: London Health Science Centre and Thunder Bay Regional Health Science Centre

Hub Lead: Dr. Jorge Burneo and Dr. Ayman Hassan

Session  Date Time Topic
1 October 9th, 2019 12:00-1:00PM First Seizure and Diagnosis
2 October 23rd, 2019 12:00-1:00PM Generalized Versus Focal Epilepsies
3 November 27th, 2019 12:00-1:00PM Selecting appropriate medication & commonly used AEDs and their side effects
4 January 8th, 2020 12:00-1:00PM Acute and rescue management practices and pathway for chronic treatment of epilepsy
5 January 22nd, 2020 12:00-1:00PM Driving
6 February 12th, 2020 12:00-1:00PM Safety (i.e. personal workplace, community)
7 February 26th, 2020 12:00-1:00PM Cannabidiol and Cannabinoids
8 March 11th, 2020 12:00-1:00PM Hot topics in Epilepsy
9 April 8th, 2020 12:00-1:00PM Basic Electroencephalography (EEG) Concepts
10 May 6th, 2020 12:00-1:00PM Selecting Candidates for Epilepsy Surgery
11 May 20th, 2020 12:00-1:00PM Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures (PNES)
12 June 3rd, 2020 12:00-1:00PM Pregnancy and Teratogenicity
13 June 17th, 2020 12:00-1:00PM Considerations for long-term AED use and special populations (elderly, non-verbal patients, etc)
14 June 24th, 2020 12:00-1:00PM Common mental health concurrent disorders and the importance of psychosocial support
15 July 8th, 2020 12:00-1:00PM SUDEP – discussing with the patient, how to manage risk factors

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