Seizures & Epilepsy – PediaCast CME 048

Show Notes / Continuing Medical Education Information

DESCRIPTION
Dr Dara Albert visits the studio as we discuss seizures and epilepsy. We cover the new classification system for seizures and the causes, diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy. Learn management of acute seizures in the primary care office and anticipatory guidance for families impacted by these conditions. We hope you can join us!

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  2. Read this Continuing Medical Education Information Sheet in its entirety.
  3. Listen to the podcast.
  4. Complete the Post Test.
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  6. If you achieve a passing score, we will email your Certificate of Participation immediately.
  7. Please print and keep a copy of the certificate for your records.

 

TOPICS
Seizures
Epilepsy

PRESENTERS
Dr Mike Patrick
PediaCast and PediaCast CME
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Dr Dara Albert
Pediatric Neurologist
Epilepsy Center
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

LINKS
Epilepsy Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
myChildren’s Mobile App
Seizure Information for Parents
Epilepsy Foundation
2017 Seizure Classification Guide
Seizure Response Plans 101
All About Seizures and Epilepsy – PediaCast 281
Seizure Action Plan! – PediaCast 372
Febrile Seizures – PediaCast 312
Infantile Spasms – PediaCast 281
Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures – PediaCast 390
Medical Marijuana – PediaCast CME 003

PURPOSE
This online activity will identify and explore issues related to the practice of pediatric medicine in primary care and subspecialty settings.

TARGET AUDIENCE
Primary care physicians, pediatric subspecialists, and other health care professionals who provide care for pediatric patients should participate in this activity.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Define seizures and epilepsy; describe the various types of seizures common in children.
  2. Develop a differential diagnosis and work-up plan for the pediatric patient presenting with apparent seizures.
  3. Support the child having an active seizure and intervene to stop it.
  4. Identify medical and surgical treatment options for children with epilepsy; provide anticipatory guidance for families regarding their use.

 

DISCLOSURES
No one in a position to control content has any conflicting relationships with commercial interests.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT
Nationwide Children’s has not received any commercial support for this activity.

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE
1 Hour

DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE
August 28, 2019

EXPIRATION DATE
August 28, 2022

CME CREDIT AND PROVIDER INFORMATION
Nationwide Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The ACCME requires CME providers to maintain records of attendance for 6 years after participation.
Currently, there is no fee to obtain Category 1 CME Credit from this activity.

Please contact the Nationwide Children's CME Office with any questions:
Email: CMEOffice@nationwidechildrens.org

Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Education Department, CME Office
700 Children’s Drive
Columbus, OH 43205
614-355-0650

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