SFNS 2022 Epilepsy Symposium
Saturday, September 17, 2022

The San Francisco Neurological Society is pleased to announce a new Fall EPILEPSY Symposium featuring presentations by many of the Bay Area’s experts in the field.

This Epilepsy Symposium will include topics on strategies for patients with refractory epilepsy, discussions about driving issues, SUDEP and social stigma as well as treatment options including newer medications, surgical approaches and neuromodulation. Issues for specific individualized patient groups such as women in pregnancy will also be addressed. In the afternoon the focus is on functional seizure disorders (psychogenic events), epilepsy associated cognitive changes and the challenges of post-traumatic epilepsy.

Preliminary agenda can be found here:
https://www.sfneurological.org/agendas/Epilepsy-agenda2022.pdf

Objectives:
Physicians will be able to:

  1. Assess, identify and formulate a treatment plan for a refractory epilepsy patient.
  2. Utilize strategies to address the special individual needs of a patient with epilepsy as well as those with non-epileptic seizures.
  3. Formulate a plan utilizing several recent modern advances to enhance patients’ outcome and further their quality of life including those with post-traumatic seizures.

Accreditation Statement:
This San Francisco Neurological Society is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The San Francisco Neurological Society takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

Designation Statement:
The San Francisco Neurological Society designates this educational activity for an estimated 6.4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™ . This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.
Nurses: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)  issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Who Should Attend:
Neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, neuropsychologists, residents, nurses, and other physicians interested in research and clinical advances in the neurosciences.

 

Masks are strongly encouraged at all SFNS CME events.

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