University Health Network

Epilepsy in Adults Program

Join us every Wednesday from 12:00-1:00pm. Head to Sessions>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 15, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 1 - Genetics: An Overview

  • September 22, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 2 - First seizure and diagnosis, including when to order an MRI and EEG report interpretation, includes slide on MTO guidelines

  • September 29, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 3 - Pregnancy & Teratogenicity

  • October 6, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 4 - Prescribing AEDs and Managing Side Effects

  • October 13, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 5 - Cultural safety/unconscious bias & epilepsy

  • October 20, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 6 - Acute Rescue Management & Chronic Treatment

  • October 27, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 7 - Epilepsy and the elderly, and when to consider weaning off AED

  • November 3, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 8 - Cannabidiol and Cannabinoids

  • November 10, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 9 - When do I refer to an Epilepsy Centre?

  • November 17, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 10 - PNES and Seizure Mimics

  • November 24, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 11 - Emerging Topics in Epilepsy

  • December 1, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 12 - Generalized v. Focal Seizures

  • December 8, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 13 - Non-pharmacological treatment options, include Ketogenic diet, VNS

  • January 5, 2022
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 14 - SUDEP include anti-suffocation pillows, watches

  • January 12, 2022
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 15 - Common mental health concurrent disorders, supporting patients to live independently