Project ECHO Ontario: Epilepsy Across the Lifespan, Children and Youth

Host Hub: McMaster Children’s Hospital

Hub Lead: Dr. Rajesh Ramachandrannair joined by the McMaster Children’s Hospital Interprofessional Epilepsy Team

Session  Date Time Topic
1 September 4th, 2019 12:00-1:00PM Seizure Introduction: General definitions, Classification of seizures, epileptic seizures classification
2 September 18th, 2019 12:00-1:00PM Seizure semiology: focal and generalized non-motor seizures
3 October 2nd, 2019 12:00-1:00PM Seizure semiology: Focal and generalized motor seizures
4 October 16th, 2019 12:00-1:00PM Seizure semiology: Infantile spasms, epileptic spasms
5 November 6th, 2019 12:00-1:00PM Testing: Epilepsy diagnosis and ancillary testing: EEG and Neuroimaging
6 November 20th, 2019 12:00-1:00PM Seizure mimics /Differential diagnosis
7 December 18th, 2019 12:00-1:00PM Seizure safety
8 January 15th, 2020 12:00-1:00PM Starting the first AED trial
9 January 29th, 2020 12:00-1:00PM AED side effects
10 February  5th, 2020 12:00-1:00PM Common co-morbidities
11 February 19th, 2020 12:00-1:00PM School supports
12 March 4th, 2020 12:00-1:00PM Seizure emergency and status epilepticus (SE)
13 March 18th, 2020 12:00-1:00PM Diagnosing drug resistant epilepsy
14 April 1st, 2020 12:00-1:00PM Cannabidiol, cannabinoids and alternatives
15 April 15th, 2020 12:00-1:00PM Transition to Adult care

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