Sessions run twice a month on Tuesday’s from 1:00-2:00p.m.

Didactic slides and recordings

Hub Team

Hub Team Member Role
Dr. Esther Bui Epileptologist
Darcia Paul Nurse Practitioner
Safiya Ladak Pharmacist
David Gold Neuropsychologist
Chari Anor Nursing-Social Worker
Rosie Smith Community Epilepsy Agency Representative
Brook Barrington Community Epilepsy Agency Representative

Topics and dates

# 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, 202 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