Case presentations will be followed by a short 15 to 20 minute didactic lecture that will be given by one of our Project ECHO Ontario: Epilepsy Across the Lifespan interprofessional team members and will be focused on delivering clinical pearls.

 

Examples of topics to be covered include:

 

·         Diagnosing and treating epilepsy in children

·         Differentiating febrile seizures from epilepsy

·         Epileptic seizures and their mimics including syncope and other spells

·         Cannabinoids in the treatment of epilepsy

·         Recognition and management of common epilepsy comorbidities, such as: ADHD, depression and anxiety

·         Seizure first aid education

·         Psychosocial supports for patients and families

·         Transition of adolescents with epilepsy into adulthood

·         When to refer for epilepsy surgery evaluation

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