2FDC02

TIME: 09:00 - 17:00
TITLE OF THE COURSE: EPILEPSY
CREDIT: 4 CREDITS
1- COURSE IS RECOMMENDED FOR: RESIDENT, SPECIALIST NEUROLOGIST, ACADEMICIAN
2- COURSE OBJECTIVE:
The objective of the first part of the course is to define different epileptic seizures and type of epilepsy with
clinical-EEG findings according to ILAE-2017 classification and obtain basic information that can make differential diagnosis of these epileptic seizures. In the second part, it is aimed to plan the basic medical
treatment of epilepsy and organize the treatment with antiepileptic drugs in the presence of comorbidity in special populations such as women and the elderly.
3- THE SUBJECTS THAT THE COURSE ATTENDEES WILL BE INFORMED AFTER THE COURSE?
They will learn the basic concepts related to seizure classification, be able to establish differential diagnosis and interpret these and acquire the skills to make a treatment plan.
4- EXPECTATIONS FROM THE ATTENDEES: ATTENDING AS A LISTENER, SHARING EXPERIENCES, ACTIVE PARTICIPATION IN DISCUSSIONS
5- COURSE PROGRAM

Title of the session: Epileptic Seizures and Epilepsy

Type Chairs of the Session:
Erhan Bilir (Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Neurology - Retired Lecturer)
Candan Gürses (Koç University Hospital, Neurology Clinic)

Speakers and Topics:
• Generalized Epilepsy, Cases
Serap Saygı (Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Dept. Of Neurology)
• Focal Epilepsy Cases
Naz Yeni (İstanbul University Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Neurology)
• Focal or Generalized?
Barış Baklan (Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Medicine, Dept. Of Neurology)

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

Title of the session: Frequent Paroxysmal Events with Epilepsy

Speakers and Topics:
• Nocturnal Paroxysmal Events
Kezban Aslan Kara (Çukurova University Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Neurology)
• Non-epileptic psychogenic seizures
Günay Gül (Bakırköy Prof. Dr. Mazhar Osman Mental Health and Nerve Diseases Training and Research Hospital, Neurology Clinic)
• Syncopes with Diagnostic Problems
Yasemin Gömceli (Antalya Training and Research Hospital, Neurology Clinic)

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch

Title of the session: Medication in Epilepsy

Chairs of the Session:
Destina Yalçın (Ümraniye Training and Research Hospital, Neurology Clinic)
Zeki Gökçil (Gülhane Training and Research Hospital, Neurology Clinic - Retired Lecturer)
Speakers and Topics:
• First Generation Antiepileptics
Nerses Bebek (İstanbul University İstanbul Faculty of Medicine, Dept. Of Neurology)
• Second Generation Antiepileptics
Ayşe Kutlu (Kocaeli University Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Neurology)
• Third Generation and Developing Antiepileptics
Ebru Altındağ (Bilim University Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Neurology)

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break

Title of the session: Epilepsy Treatment in Special Conditions

Speakers and Topics:
• Epilepsy Treatment in Women
Hacer Bozdemir (Çukurova University Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Neurology)
• Advanced Epilepsy Treatment
Ebru Apaydın (Akdeniz University Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Neurology)
• Epilepsy Treatment in Metabolic and Systemic Diseases
Babürhan Güldiken (Trakya University Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Neurology)