Program

Last Updated: October 4, 2016 


Last Updated: September 29, 2016

MEETING OBJECTIVES

The main objectives of the meeting are to:

  • learn about the etiology, diagnosis and management of psychogenic non-epileptic seizures, SUDEP and post-traumatic epilepsy;
  • discuss the up-to-date management of epilepsy;
  • learn about different advances in neuroimaging and EEG techniques in the assessment of patients with epilepsy;
  • become familiar with the latest developments in cognition related to epilepsy;
  • learn about the latest and emerging basic science and clinical research discoveries in the field of epilepsy;
  • learn about basic concepts regarding statistics and genetics as they relate to epilepsy;
  • enhance interactions among health professionals and researchers in varied disciplines of epilepsy; and
  • learn about the current state of epilepsy care across the country.

MEETING HIGHLIGHTS

  • Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures
  • Is Marijuana Useful for the Treatment of Epilepsy in Adults?
  • Bad Seizures but Non-Diagnostic MRI – What to do?
  • Statistics Course
  • Post-Traumatic Seizures and Epilepsy
  • Cognition in Epilepsy: New Insights
  • Looking Inside the Brain: From Intracerebral EEG to Non-Invasive Methods
  • Challenging Surgical and Seizure Semiology Cases
  • SUDEP
  • Genetics Course
  • Why Do Seizures Start and Stop?
  • Plenary Speaker Dr. Markus Reuber
  • CLAE Fun Run/Walk *INAUGURAL* 
  • Poster Tour
  • Reception and Dinner 

TARGET AUDIENCE

Whether you are an academic or practicing neurologist, neurophysiologist, epileptologist, neuroscientist, neurosurgeon, neuropsychologist, epilepsy or EEG fellow, neurology or neurosurgery resident, graduate student, nurse, social worker or other professional or researcher in epilepsy care or a trainee, this will be an excellent opportunity to meet fellow Canadians interested in the field of epilepsy and find out about the newest epilepsy treatments and discoveries.

ACCREDITATION

This event is approved for up to 13.5 credits by the Office for Continuing Professional Development. The Office for CPD, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Education (CACME).

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.

Each physician should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

AGRÉMENT

Cette activité est accréditée pour 13.5 crédits par le bureau de Développement professionnel continu. Le bureau de DPC de la Faculté de médecine de l’Université McGill est autorisé par le Comité d’agrément pour l’éducation médicale continue (CAÉMC).

Cette activité est une activité de formation collective agréée, aux termes de la section 1 du programme de Maintien du certificat du Collège royal des médecins et chirurgiens du Canada.

En vertu d'une entente conclue entre le Collège royal des médecins et chirurgiens du Canada et l'American Medical Association, les médecins peuvent convertir les crédits obtenus au titre du programme de MDC du Collège royal en crédits de catégorie 1 de l'AMA PRAMC. Vous trouverez l'information sur le processus de conversion des crédits du programme de MDC du Collège royal en crédits de l'AMA à l’adresse www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.

Chaque médecin doit demander des crédits seulement pour le nombre d’heures où il/elle a participé à l’activité de formation.

 

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