Special Lectures

Dec
05

Epilepsy in the Time of COVID

9:00 AM-10:30 AM
APPs
Behavioral Health Providers
Clinicians
Fellows/Trainees
Nurses
Pharmacists
Scientists
Technicians

The program discusses the impact of COVID on epilepsy care and its delivery. It also addresses seizures in the setting of COVID and its treatment. As through COVID epilepsy care was rapidly transformed into telehealth. Strategies for telehealth will be discussed.

    Learning Objectives

    Following participation in this activity, participants will be able to:

    • Identify the relationship between COVID and seizures
    • Assess and council patients with epilepsy in the times of COVID
    • Recognize how to record EEG and assess EEG in severe COVID disease
    • Interpret your skills for telehealth visits and evaluation in the times of COVID
    • Develop self-management programs in the times of COVID

    PROGRAM

    Chairs: R. Edward Hogan, MD and Barbara C. Jobst, MD, PhD, FAES

    • Introduction | Barbara C. Jobst, MD, PhD, FAES
    • COVID-19 in Patients with Seizures and Epilepsy: Interpretation of Relevant Knowledge of Presenting Signs and Symptoms | R. Edward Hogan, MD
    • Neurologic complications of COVID and treating COVID based on evidence | Nathalie Jette, MD, MSc, FRCPC
    • Long term EEG monitoring in patients with COVID | TBD
    • Tips and tricks for telehealth visit in epilepsy | Marvin A. Rossi, MD, PhD
    • Utilizing self-management programs in the time of COVID | Elaine T. Kiriakopoulos, MD, MSc
    • Moderated Discussion | All Faculty