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

  • October 6, 2020
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 1 - Genetics: An Overview

  • October 13, 2020
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 2 - First Seizure and Diagnosis

  • October 20, 2020
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 3 - Generalized v. Focal Seizures

  • October 27, 2020
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 4 - Prescribing AEDs and Managing Side Effects

  • November 3, 2020
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 5 - Acute Rescue Management & Chronic Treatment

  • November 10, 2020
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 6 - Driving and MTO Guidelines

  • November 17, 2020
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 7 - Epilepsy and the elderly, and when to consider weaning off AED

  • November 24, 2020
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 8 - Cannabidiol and Cannabinoids

  • December 1, 2020
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 9 - When do I refer to an Epilepsy Centre?

  • December 8, 2020
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 10 - PNES and Seizure Mimics

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

  • January 19, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 12 - Pregnancy & Teratogenicity

  • January 26, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 13 - Non-pharmacological treatment options, include Ketogenic diet, VNS

  • February 2, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 14 - Common mental health concurrent disorders, supporting patients to live independently

  • February 9, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    UHN Session 15 - SUDEP include anti-suffocation pillows, watches