UT Southwestern Epilepsy Symposium (RP1904A)

Dallas, TX US
April 27, 2019

This program will provide a review and update in key areas of epilepsy management. Emphasis will be placed on updates in diagnosis, management, and the most current treatment modalities that have practical applications for neurologists, other clinicians, and health care professionals.




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 Physicians $100

 Advanced Practice Providers $50

 Nurses and Techs $25

 Other Healthcare Providers $50

 UTSW and Other Trainees $0

Target Audience

This one-day live CME activity is designed for Physicians, Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants, Registered Nurses, Physical Therapists, Allied Health Professionals, and other healthcare professionals who are interested in learning about the most current treatment modalities and best management practices, in order to improve patient care and health outcomes.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants shall be able to:

  • Recognize patients that could benefit from a more detailed evaluation for possible epilepsy surgery.
  • Discuss the benefits of utilizing magnetoencephalography in the pre surgical evaluation of patients with epilepsy.
  • Review the latest evidence behind cannabinoids in the treatment of drug resistant epilepsy.
  • Distinguish abnormal EEG findings from benign variants. They will become more experienced in correctly characterizing different seizure semiologies.
  • Incorporate the latest technology and surgical options for treating patients with drug resistant epilepsy.
  • Strategize on how to deal with ethical problems and dilemmas in clinical practice.
  • Evaluate the newer anti-epileptic medications and feel more comfortable prescribng these.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.00 AMA
  • 7.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/27/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
04/27/2019 - 4:30pm
T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building Auditorium
6001 Forest Park Road
Dallas, TX 75235
United States

Course Directors

Ghazala Perven, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics

Marisara Dieppa, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics


The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

Physicians (CME):

  • The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this continuing education activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses (CNE):

  • UT Southwestern University Hospitals is an approved provider of continuing education by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver      by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.  This activity provides 7.16 continuing nursing education.

Nurse Practitioners (AANP):

  • This activity is approved for 7.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 2.5 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 19033644.  This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

Available Credit

  • 7.00 AMA
  • 7.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
Course expires: 


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To register:

  1. Create an account in EthosCE, online learning management system, by selecting the "create an account" link or "login" to your existing account.
  2. Return to this course page, select the designated fee and click the "add to cart" button.
  3. In the following "checkout" pages you will verify and process your payment.
  4. After registration is completed, a confirmation will be sent by email.

Refund Policy

A $25 handling fee will be deducted from all cancellation refunds.  Refund requests must be received by email or fax prior to April 12, 2019.  No refund will be made thereafter.  Registrations are non-transferable.