2021 Epilepsy Board Review and Best Practices Course

Epilepsy Board Review is a 3-day comprehensive course designed to prepare physicians planning to certify in the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc.’s Epilepsy Board Examination.

Highlights of this course include:

  • A comprehensive review that is guided by the ABPN exam content blueprint
  • Instruction by expert faculty
  • Audience response questions
  • Mobile note-taking app
  • Complimentary access to the archived course recording

After the course, you will be able to access course content online or download audio files to your favorite mobile device.

Features Include:

  • 12 Months of online access to audio files synchronized with slides - view each presentation as it auto-advances through the slides, reproducing the experience of being in the actual lecture room. Use thumbnails on the screen to navigate through the presentation slides;
  • Comprehensive eSyllabus with all presentation slides – download or access the mobile app to take notes directly in the presentation slides; and
  • In-presentation, board-simulation practice test questions and answers that were presented at the live course.

Topics:

  • Classification of epilepsy and seizures
  • Genetics of epilepsy
  • EEG in epilepsy and encephalopathy
  • Brain imaging in epilepsy
  • Antiepileptic medications
  • Indications and outcome of epilepsy surgery
  • Intracranial EEG and brain mapping
  • Psychosocial aspects of epilepsy

Target Audience

The course content is designed for all healthcare professionals and professional and biomedical researchers with a special interest in the treatment of patients with epilepsy. Including:
  • Epileptologists
  • Neurologists
  • Family practitioners
  • Nurses and nurse practitioners
  • Physician assistants
  • Fellows
  • Residents
  • Students
  • Basic, Translational & Clinical Research Scientists

Learning Objectives

 
At the close of the course, participants will demonstrate an increased competency in:
 
  1. Antiepileptic medications;
  2. Indications and outcome of epilepsy surgery;
  3. Genetics of epilepsy;
  4. Psychosocial aspects of epilepsy;
  5. Classification of epilepsy and seizures;
  6. EEG in epilepsy and encephalopathy;
  7. Intracranial EEG and brain mapping; and
  8. Brain imaging in epilepsy.

Additional Information

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EBR-20 Syllabus.pdf49.16 MB
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 25.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 25.50 Completion
Course opens: 
04/01/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2022
Cost:
$750.00

FACULTY

Mohamad Koubeissi, MD
Course Director

Bassel W. Abou-Khalil, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Shubhi Agrawal, MD
Brain & Spine Institute (Sinai Hospital), LifeBridge Health

Nabil Azar, MD
Austin Epilepsy Care Center

Amar Bhatt, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Hai Chen, MD
The George Washington University

Dewi Depositario-Cabasar, MD
Children's National Health System

William D. Gaillard, MD
Children's National Health System

Taha Gholipour, MD
The George Washington University

Pavel Klein, MD
Mid-Atlantic Epilepsy and Sleep Center

Gholam Motamedi, MD
Georgetown University

Antonio Puente, MD
The George Washington University

John Schreiber, MD
Children's National Health System

Samata Singhi, MD
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Archana Pasupuleti, MD
Children’s National Medical Center

Accreditation

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician CME Credit

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this virtual live activity for a maximum of 25.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Claiming CME Credit

At the close of the course, participants will be e-mailed a course evaluation. Upon completing the evaluation, participants will be able to claim credit and print a certificate of completion or certificate of attendance.

 

 

Available Credit

  • 25.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 25.50 Completion

Price

Cost:
$750.00
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