Developing a Seizure Emergency Treatment Plan for the Patient with Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Intellectual Disabilities (ND/ID): A Case Study Discussion

Before I go off researching on this life insurance no exam thing, I’d like to say that this free online course announcement is a repost on our Free CEU’s extension site but I reckon it is also appropriate to publish here as it caters to a more general population and there are no CEU’s provided.

Date & Time
19 May 2009
7:00 – 9:30 PM EDT

Who Should Attend
Parents, families, caregivers, teachers, school nurses, developmental disability nurses, police, firemen, first-responders, coaches, primary care practitioners, pediatricians and all who work with children and adults who have epilepsy and seizure disorders, Exceptional Family Member Program of the U.S. Military.

What To Expect
Learn about the need for a seizure readiness plan; available treatment options within the setting of institutions serving the ND/ID population (state and private-held facilities); unique issues and challenges faced by physicians and allied health care professionals in controlling seizures in the ND/ID Environment.

Grantor Support
This program is made possible by a sponsorship from Valeant Pharmaceuticals.

Faculty
Orrin Devinsky, MD
Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
New York University Langone Medical Center
New York, New York

Dr. Devinsky’s epilepsy research includes quality-of-life, cognitive and behavioral issues in epilepsy, surgical therapy, and new medications. He has published widely in epilepsy and behavioral neurology and has served on the board of the American Epilepsy Society.

To register for this event, click here.

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