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Hot Topics Symposium 2015 – Epilepsy Updates

Recorded on December 8, 2015 at the 69th Annual Meeting of the AES

Overview
This program provides information to enable physicians and other health care providers to improve diagnostic and patient management skills. The topics include practical approach to ordering and interpreting genetic testing for epilepsy, a practical approach to diagnosing and treating autoimmune epilepsy, a review of indications and use of valproate for women with epilepsy and an update on cannabis and cannabinoid use in epilepsy.

Learning Objectives
Following participation in this symposium, learners should be able to:

  • Utilize diagnostic testing for genetic and autoimmune disorders more effectively, to better diagnose and treat these conditions.
  • Prescribe valproate more effectively to improve medical management of women with epilepsy.
  • Discuss the latest information regarding cannabis and epilepsy to provide better advice for patients.

Target Audience
Intermediate and Advanced

Registered attendees of the 2015 Annual Meeting have free access to recordings. Contact us at education@aesnet.org for assistance.