Quick Study: Special Considerations Across the Lifespan

NOVEMBER 22, 29 and DECEMBER 13 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST |

This 3-part Quick Study series addresses specific considerations that epilepsy can have across the lifespan: from infancy, and adolescence, to the elderly.

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    November 22, 2022

    11:00 am 12:00 pm

    Epilepsy in Infancy

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This Quick Study series is facilitated by Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario

Syllabus

  • Discuss the most important clinical aspects of seizures in infancy
  • Recognize the most common epilepsy syndromes in infants and their therapies
  • Define healthcare transition
  • Describe factors impacting health care transition for youth with epilepsy
  • Discuss barriers to and how to improve the transition to adult care
  • Discuss the approach to diagnosis and pharmacotherapy in elderly patients
  • Describe issues related to the elderly with epilepsy (e.g., comorbidities and drug interactions)

Clinical Leads

Dr. Sharon Whiting

Medical Lead, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario

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