Approach to the Treatment of Seizures and Epilepsy: from First Seizure to Refractory Epilepsy - Live

August 29, 2023

Join TeleSpecialists neurologist Dr. William Dotson as he reviews and discusses seizures and epilepsy, including refractory epilepsy. He will explore the appropriate treatments for individuals experiencing a first-time seizure and will highlight the importance of prompt medical attention. He will also discuss standard testing methods used to evaluate possible seizures and epilepsy.

Target Audience

Physicians

Physicians Assistants 

Advanced Practice Nurses

Learning Objectives

Learners will be able to:

  • Identify appropriate timing for initiating treatment in epilepsy.
  • Describe the appropriate circumstances for augmenting treatment in epilepsy.
  • List the potential triggers and risk factors associated with epilepsy episodes
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    TeleSpecialists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    TeleSpecialists designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Emergency Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Course opens: 
06/27/2023
Course expires: 
09/20/2023
Event starts: 
08/29/2023 - 12:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
08/29/2023 - 1:00pm EDT
Rating: 
5
Speaker(s)

William Dotson, Medical Director for EEG Services - Telespecialists​

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Peer Reviewer(s)

Michelle Boudreau, D.O.

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Planner(s)

Caitlyn Boyd, MHA, MSN, RN, CPHQ

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Muhammad Saeed, Bcom

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Theresa Sevilis, D.O.

has a financial relationship (Stock) with Moderna;.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    TeleSpecialists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    TeleSpecialists designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Emergency Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
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