Target audience: 

Allied Health Care Professionals

Learning objectives: 

Dr. Daniel Champeau

Topic: Discontinuation of Antiepileptic Drugs: Is It a Good Idea?


1.Review of major studies looking at the outcomes of AED withdrawal

2.When is it safe to attempt an AED wean (expert consensus)

3.When is it unsafe to attempt an AED wean (expert consensus)


Dr. Sam Hooshmand

Topic:  Shake Now So You Don’t Shake Later: The Neuroprotective Effects of Caffeine


1.Discuss Neuropharmacology of Caffeine

2.Review Literature Regarding Caffeine as a Neuroprotective 

3.Discuss Future Directions of Caffeine as a Neuroprotective Molecule


Dr. Pamela Youssef

Topic: They’re Possessed . . . Let Them Seize


1.Presenting how epilepsy was recognized and described in history

2.Presenting how stroke was recognized and described in history

3.Where we were and where we are today


Dr. Marek Cierny

Topic: “Door-in door-out” Time in Persons with Acute Ischemic Stroke Transferred within Froedtert Network: Design and Initial Results


1.Review logistics of triage in patients with acute ischemic stroke suspected to have LVO (large vessel occlusion)

2. Understand the design and hypotheses of presented retrospective study (QI project)

3. Review initial results as well as their limitations in regards to possible weekend effect and role of vessel imaging at primary stroke center, in triage of persons with acute ischemic stroke

Dr. Tracy Tholanikunnel

Topic: The Diagnosis of Functional Movement Disorders


1.  Understand the prevalence of functional movement disorders

2.  Discuss the historical and clinical factors that can aid in the diagnosis of functional movement disorders

3.  Review an approach to discussing the diagnosis with patients


Faculty & credentials: 

Presenter:  Drs. Champeau, Cierny, Hooshmand, Tholanikunnel and Youssef


All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.


Nicole Turk
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-0681

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Session date: 
06/21/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am CDT
Medical College of WI
8701 Watertown Plank Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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