Program Description: 

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.

Target audience: 
Physician (fellow/resident)
Social Worker
Physician Assistant
Nurse Practitioner
Allied Health Care Professionals
Learning objectives: 
  1. Understand the correct way to take a history in a patient presenting with a first seizure
  2. Explain the alternative diagnoses in a patient presenting with “episodes”
  3. Understand the availability of tools for proper diagnosis of epilepsy patients
Faculty & credentials: 


Jacqueline French, MD
Professor of Neurology
NYU Langone Epilepsy Center
Chief Medical/Innovation Officer of the Epilepsy Foundation
Director of the Epilepsy Study Consortium

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Jacqueline French, MD

Epilepsy Foundation


Chief Medical/Innovation Officer

Jacqueline French, MD

Aeonian/Aeovian, Anavex, Arvelle Therapeutics, Inc., Athenen Therapeutics/Carnot Pharma, Axovant, Biogen, BioXcel Therapeutics, Blackfynn, Cerebral Therapeutics, Cerevel, Crossject, CuroNZ, Eisai, Encoded Therapeutics, Engage Therapeutics, Epiminder, Epitel, Fortress Biotech, Greenwich Biosciences, GW Pharma, Ionis, Janssen Pharmaceutica, Knopp Biosciences, Lundbeck, Marinus, Merck, NeuCyte, Inc., Neurocrine, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development, Ovid Therapeutics Inc., Passage Bio, Pfizer, Praxis, Redpin, Sage, SK Life Sciences, Stoke, Sunovion, Supernus, Takeda, UCB Inc., Xenon, Xeris, Zogenix

Scientific Advisory Board

Jacqueline French, MD

Biogen, Cavion, Eisai, Engage, GW Pharma, Lundbeck, Neurelis, Ovid, Pfizer, SK Life Sciences, Sunovion, UCB, Xenon and Zogenix Epilepsy Research Foundation, Epilepsy Study Consortium, and NINDS

Research Grant

Jacqueline French, MD

Lancet Neurology and Neurology Today

Editorial Board


Laura Kurth
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-0650
Session date: 
09/25/2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am CDT
Webex only
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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