University Health Network

Join us every Tuesday from 12:00-1:00pm. Head to Calendar to add session dates.

Hub Lead: Dr Esther Bui joined by the UHN Interprofessional Epilepsy Team.

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Hub Team

Esther Bui, Epileptologist

David Gold, Neuropsychologist

Safiya Ladak, Pharmacist

Paula Teixeira Marques, Epilepsy Fellow

Carol LaFleur, Social Worker

Rosie Smith, Community Epilepsy Agency Representative

Schedule

September 15th, 2021
12:00-1:00pm
Genetics: Overview

September 22nd, 2021
12:00-1:00pm
First seizure and diagnosis, including when to order an MRI and EEG report interpretation, include slide on MTO guidelines

September 29th, 2021
12:00-1:00pm
Generalized vs Focal

October 6th, 2021
12:00-1:00pm
Selecting appropriate AED and side effects

October 13th, 2021
12:00-1:00pm
Acute rescue management & pathway for chronic treatment of epilepsies, seizure safety, include MTO guideline with safety

October 20th, 2021
12:00-1:00pm
Cultural safety/unconscious bias & epilepsy

October 27th, 2021
12:00-1:00pm
Epilepsy and the elderly, when to wean off AED

November 3rd, 2021
12:00-1:00pm
Cannabidiol and Cannabinoids

November 10th, 2021
12:00-1:00pm
When to refer to an Epilepsy Center?

November 17th, 2021
12:00-1:00pm
PNES, seizure mimics

November 24th, 2021
12:00-1:00pm
Emerging topics

December 1st, 2021
12:00-1:00pm
Pregnancy & Teratogenicity

December 8th, 2021
12:00-1:00pm
Non-pharma treatment, include Ketogenic diet, VNS

January 5th, 2022
12:00-1:00pm
SUDEP include anti-suffocation pillows, watches

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