TIME: 07:45 - 08:30
BREAKFAST SEMINAR TITLE: EPILEPSY
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1- ATTENDANCE TO THE BREAKFAST SEMINAR IS RECOMMENDED FOR: RESIDENTS, SPECIALIST NEUROLOGISTS
2- OBJECTIVE OF THE BREAKFAST SEMINAR:
The seminar is designed to answer the following questions: According to which criteria should we define epilepsy? In what circumstances should we plan antiepileptic drug treatment? Who can discontinue
antiepileptic medication? What are the important points in the treatment of status epilepticus, one of the most
important medical emergencies?
3- THE SUBJECTS THAT THE COURSE ATTENDEES WILL BE INFORMED AFTER THE BREAKFAST SEMINAR?
The attendees will understand the definition of epilepsy, which patients should start using antiepileptic drug and under which conditions, which antiepileptic drugs to choose with case examples. They will also learn which of the major problems would be appropriate for the termination of treatment. In addition, it will be possible to make treatment plans by going over important points about status epilepticus which is a very common condition.
4- EXPECTATIONS FROM THE ATTENDEES: ATTENDING AS A LISTENER, SHARING EXPERIENCES, ACTIVE PARTICIPATION IN DISCUSSIONS
5- BREAKFAST SEMINAR PROGRAM
Title of the session: Common Circumstances faced in Epilepsy Practice: Case Presentations
Chairs of the Session:
Oğuz Osman Erdinç (Eskişehir Osmangazi University Faculty of Medicine, Dept. Of Neurology)
Gülnihal Kutlu (Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Neurology)
Speakers and Topics:
• When to start antiepileptic drug therapy? Case Presentations
Özden Kamışlı (İnönü University Faculty of Medicine, Dept. Of Neurology)
• Stopping Antiepileptic Drug Treatment
Sibel Velioğlu (Karadeniz Technical University Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Neurology)
• Highlights in Treatment of Status Epilepticus? Case Presentations
Neşe Dericioğlu (Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Dept. Of Neurology)