2022 Epilepsy Board Review and Best Practices Course

September 2, 2022 to September 4, 2022

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

There are 2 ways to attend the 2022 Epilepsy Board Review and Best Practices Course (September 2-4, 2022).

  1. Live in-person (The course will be held at the GW campus – Jack Morton Auditorium)
  2. Livestream virtual (The virtual course includes everything the live course provides: real-time participation in course, polling on board prep questions asked by the faculty)

Highlights of this course include:

  • A comprehensive review that is guided by the ABPN exam content blueprint
  • Instruction by expert faculty
  • 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.
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: 
01/01/2022
Course expires: 
12/31/2023
Event starts: 
09/02/2022 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
09/04/2022 - 5:00pm EDT
Cost:
$850.00

I. SEIZURE CLASSIFICATION

8:00 am – 8:50 am

1

CLASSIFICATION OF SEIZURES AND EPILEPSY

Mohamad Koubeissi, MD

8:50 am – 9:15 am

2

ELECTRO-CLINICAL SYNDROMES AND OTHER EPILEPSIES

Tammy Tsuchida, MD, PhD

9:15 am – 10:05 am

3

LESS AGE-SPECIFIC RELATIONSHIP, EPILEPSIES ATTRIBUTED TO AND ORGANIZED BY STRUCTURAL-METABOLIC CAUSES, AND DISTINCTIVE CONSTILATIONS

John Schreiber, MD

10:05 am – 10:35 am

 

BREAK

10:35 am – 11:00 am

4

EPILEPSIES OF UNKNOWN CAUSE AND CONDITIONS WITH EPILEPTIC SEIZURES TRADITIONALLY NOT DIAGNOSED AS A FORM OF EPILEPSY

John Schreiber, MD

11:00 am – 11:25 am

5

NON-EPILEPTIC PAROXYSMAL DISORDERS IN ADULTS

Amar B. Bhatt, MD

11:25 am – 11:50 am

6

NON-EPILEPTIC PAROXYSMAL DISORDERS IN PEDIATRIC AGE GROUP

Dewi Depositario-Cabacar, MD

12:00 pm

7

EPIDEMIOLOGY OF EPILEPSY

Dewi Depositario-Cabacar, MD

12:15 pm – 12:40 pm

8

STATUS EPILEPTICUS

Pavel Klein, MD

12:40 pm – 01:40 pm

 

LUNCH

II. MECHANISM OF EPILEPSY

01:40 pm – 02:30 pm

9

MECHANISMS OF EPILEPSY

Patrick Forcelli, MD

III. ROUTINE EEG

02:30 pm – 03:20 pm

10

NORMAL EEG

Amar B. Bhatt, MD

03:20 pm – 04:10 pm

11

INTERICTAL AND ICTAL EPILEPTIFORM PATTERNS

Mohamad Koubeissi, MD

4:10 pm – 4:30 pm

 

BREAK

04:30 pm – 05:20 pm

12

ENCEPHALOPATHIC PATTERNS AND ICU EEG

Hai Chen, MD

05:20 pm – 05:45 pm

13

STATUS EPILEPTICUS AND HYPSARRHYTHMIA

Tammy Tsuchida, MD, PhD

05:45 pm

 

ADJOURN

IV. EVALUATION

 

08:00 am – 08:50 am

14

HISTORY, EXAMINATION, AND SEMIOLOGY

Mohamad Koubeissi, MD

 

08:50 am – 09:15 am

15

AMBULATORY AND VIDEO-EEG

Amar B. Bhatt, MD

 

09:15 am – 10:05 am

16

INVASIVE EEG RECORDING

Gholam Motamedi, MD 

 

10:05 am – 10:30 am

17

IMAGING I (CHOICE OF STRUCTURAL IMAGING)

Taha Gholipour, MD

10:30 am – 11:00 am

 

BREAK

 

11:00 am – 11:25 am

18

IMAGING II: (MEG, MRS, DTI)

Taha Gholipour, MD

 

11:25 am – 11:50 am

19

FUNCTIONAL NEUROIMAGING (PET, SPECT, FMRI)

William D. Gaillard, MD 

 

11:50 am – 12:15 pm

20

NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING

Antonio Puente, PhD

 

12:15 pm – 12:40 pm

21

SPINAL FLUID AND CHEMICAL AND METABOLIC SCREENING

John Schreiber, MD

12:40 pm – 01:40 pm

 

LUNCH

 

01:40 pm – 02:05 pm

22

GENETIC ANALYSIS

John Schreiber, MD

V. MANAGEMENT

 

02:05 pm – 02:55 pm

23

PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT I

Pavel Klein, MD

 

02:55 pm – 03:20 pm

24

PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT II

Pavel Klein, MD

03:20 pm – 03:50 pm

 

BREAK

 

03:50 pm – 04:15 pm

25

MANAGEMENT IN SPECIAL SITUATIONS: NEONATES, DEVELOPMENTAL DELAY AND COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT

Thuy-Anh Vu, MD

 

04:15 pm – 04:40 pm

26

GENDER ISSUES IN EPILEPSY

Tricia Ting, MD

 

04:40 pm

 

ADJOURN

V. MANAGEMENT (CONTINUED)

 

08:00 am – 08:50 am

27

ASM I

Bassel W. Abou-Khalil, MD

 

08:50 am – 09:40 am

28

ASM II

Bassel W. Abou-Khalil, MD

 

09:40 am – 10:30 am

29

ASM III

Bassel W. Abou-Khalil, MD

10:30 am – 11:00 am

 

BREAK

 

11:00 am – 11:50 am

30

DIET THERAPIES, HORMONAL THERAPIES, AND ALTERNATIVE/COMPLIMENTARY THERAPIES

Thuy-Anh Vu, MD

 

11:50 am -12:15 pm

31

 NEUROMODULATION IN EPILEPSY (VNS, RNS, DBS)

 Mohamad Koubeissi, MD

12:15 pm – 01:15 pm

 

LUNCH

 

01:15 pm – 02:05 pm

32

INDICATIONS FOR REFERAL TO SURGERY AND SURGICAL EVALUATION (WITH CASE PRESENTATION)

Mohamad Koubeissi, MD

 

02:05 pm – 02:55 pm

33

EPILEPSY SURGERY

Chima Oluigbo, MD

 

02:55 pm – 03:20 pm

34

COMPLICATIONS OF SURGERY

Chima Oluigbo, MD

 

03:20 pm – 03:45 pm

35

STATUS EPILEPTICUS (MANAGEMENT)

Pavel Klein, MD

03:45 pm – 04:15 pm

 

BREAK

 

04:15 pm – 04:40 pm

36

PSYCHOSOCIAL MANAGEMENT

Tricia Ting, MD

 

  04:40 pm – 05:05 pm

37

COMORBIDITIES

Yamane Makke, MD

 

  05:05 pm – 05:30 pm

38

SYSTEMS-BASED PRACTICE ISSUES

Nabil Azar, MD

05:30 pm

 

ADJOURN

FACULTY

Mohamad Koubeissi, MD
Course Director

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

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

Patrick Forcelli, MD
Georgetown University

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

Yamane Makke, MD
The George Washington University

Gholam Motamedi, MD
Georgetown University

Chima Oluigbo, MD
Children's National Health System

Antonio Puente, PhD
The George Washington University

John Schreiber, MD
Children's National Health System

Tricia Ting, MD
Georgetown University

Thuy-Anh Vu, MD
Children's National Health System

Tesfaye Zelleke, MD
Children's National Health System

Faculty(s)

Bassel Abou-Khalil, MD

has a financial relationship (Research Funding (if you were the principal or named investigator)) with SK Life Sciences, UCB, Otsuka, Cerevel, Xenon;.

Nabil Azar

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Amar Bhatt

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Hai Chen

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Dewi Depositario-Cabacar

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Patrick Forcelli

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Jay Foreman

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

william gaillard

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Taha Gholipour, Taha Gholipour, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Sara Inati, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Pavel Klein

has a financial relationship (Advisor) with OB Pharma;.
has a financial relationship (Independent Contractor (including contracted research)) with aquestive ;.
has a financial relationship (Independent Contractor (including contracted research)) with SKL science;.
has a financial relationship (Independent Contractor (including contracted research)) with Xenon;.
has a financial relationship (Advisor) with Alliance;.
has a financial relationship (Independent Contractor (including contracted research)) with UCB Pharma;.
has a financial relationship (Independent Contractor (including contracted research)) with lundbeck;.
has a financial relationship (Ownership Interest) with PrevEp, Inc;.
has a financial relationship (Independent Contractor (including contracted research)) with neurelis;.
has a financial relationship (Independent Contractor (including contracted research)) with Arvelle;.
has a financial relationship (Independent Contractor (including contracted research)) with Cerevele;.
has a financial relationship (Independent Contractor (including contracted research)) with Eisai;.
has a financial relationship (Independent Contractor (including contracted research)) with Sunovion;.

Mohamad Koubeissi, MD

has a financial relationship (Speaker) with Sunovion Pharmaceuticals;.
has a financial relationship (Speaker) with SK Life Sciences;.
has a financial relationship (Speaker) with Eisai;.

Yamane Makke

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Gholam Motamedi, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

John Schreiber, MD, FAES

has a financial relationship (Consultant) with Neurocrine;.
has a financial relationship (Speaker) with Zogenix;.

Thuy-Anh Vu, M.D.

has a financial relationship (Consultant) with Medical Director;.

Tesfaye Zelleke

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

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:
$850.00
Please login or register to take this course.

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Registration Categories and Fees 

Registration Category
Early Bird (Ends May 30, 2022)Standard
Physicians (Live)
$750$850
Physicians (Virtual)$650$750
Physicians-in-Training: Residents & Fellows (Live)
$500$600
Physicians-in-Training: Residents & Fellows (Virtual)$400$500
Allied Health Professionals: Non-Physicians (Live)
$475$575
Allied Health Professionals: Non-Physicians (Virtual)$375$475
 
 

Syllabus & USB Drive

Syllabus Option
Price
Digital Syllabus 
Free 
Printed Syllabus 
$100.00
USB Drive
$40.00
Print Syllabus + USB Drive$140.00
  

Meeting Registration Includes

Access to the following course materials until December 31, 2023:
 
  • Pre-course online materials – board prep questions
  • 3-day sessions – featuring faculty presentations, board review sessions, and faculty Q&A sessions.
  • Access to recorded lectures until December 31, 2023 (available shortly after the close of the course)
  • Digital syllabus in PDF format
 

Cancellation Policy

  • Notification of cancellation must be received in writing via cehp@gwu.edu. Registrations cannot be cancelled over the telephone.
  • Cancellations received before June 15, 2022 are eligible for a refund of 100%, less a $50 processing fee.
  • Cancellations received between June 15, 2022 and August 6, 2022 are eligible for a refund of 50%, less a $50 processing fee.
  • Tuition is not refundable after August 6, 2022.
  • Substitutions will be accepted only with written authorization from the original registrant.
  • Note: An attendee who does not cancel in writing and does not complete the course is still responsible for payment.
 

Payment by Check

 
If you selected the check option for payment, please remit your check to:
 
Office of CEHP, Attn: Sheena P. King
2300 I Street, NW
Room 112C
Washington, DC 20052 
 

Unpaid Registration Policy

All unpaid registrations must be paid by either credit card or paper check within 30 days of the date of registration. If a registration fee is unpaid after 30 days from the date of registration, the registration will be canceled.