Session date: 
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 8:00am to 9:30am
Location: 
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
8915 W Connell Court
7th floor Conference room
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.50 APA
    APA credit.
  • 1.50 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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Program Description: 

For some patients with drug-resistant epilepsy surgical removal of the region of brain that is causing their seizures can be an effective treatment. However, referrals for epilepsy surgery by general neurologists are nationally recognized to be much lower that would be expected from the prevalence of drug-resistant epilepsy. The detailed review of pre-surgical work-up data that is conducted in our multidisciplinary conference by a team that includes epileptologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, neuropsychologists, and social work, provides an ideal forum to educate neurologists and health care providers about which patients would be good candidates to refer for pre-surgical evaluation. 

ACCME Accreditation Statements:
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 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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 1.5 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.  

Psychology CE Credit Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The Medical College of Wisconsin maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
This activity contains content or processes that may be potentially stressful.

Target audience: 

Physicians
Allied Health Care Professionals

Faculty & credentials: 

Activity Director: Manoj Raghavan, MD, PhD

Planning Committee:
Sara Swanson, PhD

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

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Gail Balistreri
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 805-5204