Webinar Plus: Clinical, Diagnostic And Therapeutic Approach To The Seizuring Patient
Royal Veterinary College
Date: Monday 17th June, 2024 - Sunday 14th July, 2024
Start time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Duration: 4 hour(s)
How to recognise epileptic seizures and alternative paroxysmal episodes which may mimic seizures
Classification and diagnostic approach to patients with epileptic seizures, with an emphasis on what can be done in a first opinion setting
Emergency management of seizures
Long-term management of epilepsy and alternative therapies
About this course
Have you ever struggled to recognise if a patient with reported seizures is really having an epileptic seizure? Are you sometimes unsure about decision making when it comes to management of seizures in both the emergency setting and long-term management of epileptic patients?
This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to confidently approach the seizuring patient. It will look at recognising epileptic seizures and differentiating them from alternative paroxysmal episodes which may mimic seizures. We will review the classification and diagnostic approach to patients with epileptic seizures, with an emphasis on what can be done in a first opinion setting. Finally, this course will look at decision making when it comes to treatment of seizures including how to control seizures in the emergency setting, as well as long-term management of the epileptic patient.
Why do this course?
This course is designed to help you develop a logical approach to the seizuring patient and will provide guidance regarding decision making when it comes to medical management and treatment options.
The webinars for this course will be pre-recorded and can be viewed as recorded versions throughout the course. A live Q&A session with the tutor will run on the following dates at 1.00pm London time
Friday 21st June
Friday 28th June
Friday 5th July
Friday 12th July
Who is it for?
Alberta de Stefani , DrVetMed PhD DipECVN MRCVS<br /> Senior Lecturer in Neurology and Neurosurgery<br /> The Royal Veterinary College<br /> <br /> Sophie Wyatt, MVetMed DipECVN MRCVS<br /> Lecturer in Small Animal Neurology & Neurosurgery<br /> The Royal Veterinary College
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