ILAE British Branch 17th SpR Teaching Weekend

Saturday 14 – Sunday 15 September 2019 ∙ Oxford, UK

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PROGRAMME

09:30 Coffee and registration  
10:00 Introduction & welcome Dr Fergus Rugg-Gunn
 

DIAGNOSIS & INVESTIGATIONS

 

Chair: Prof Philip Smith

10:15 – 11:00 Interactive diagnostic case presentations Prof Philip Smith
11:00 – 11:30 EEG basics: ictal and interictal Dr Tejal Mitchell
11:30 – 12:00 Imaging the brain Dr Fergus Rugg-Gunn
12:00 – 12:30 Neuropsychology – testing the brain Dr Sallie Baxendale
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
 

MEDICAL MANAGEMENT 

 

Chair: Dr Fergus Rugg-Gunn

13:30 – 14:15 Differential diagnosis Dr Fahmida Chowdhury
14:15 – 14:45 Initiating treatment of epilepsy in adults Dr Khalid Hamandi
14:45 – 15:15 Managing refractory epilepsy Dr Rajiv Mohanraj
15:15 – 15:45 Status epilepticus Dr Sanjeev Rajakulendran
15:45 – 16:15 Refreshment Break
 

MEDICAL MANAGEMENT II

 

Chair: Dr Arjune Sen

16:15 – 16:45 Management of dissociative seizures Dr Nick Medford
16:45 – 17:15 Seizures on a general medical ward Dr Arjune Sen
17:15 – 17:45 Epilepsy and reproduction Dr John Craig
 

18:00 – 19:00  DRINKS RECEPTION

08:00 Breakfast
 

PARALLEL GROUPS

09:00 – 09:40 SESSION 1
1A: Neonatal seizures Dr Ronit Pressler
1B: Recognising and managing depression and psychosis Dr Jackie Foong
1C: Epilepsy and bones Prof Hannah Cock
09:50 – 10:30 SESSION 2
2A: The benign paediatric epilepsies Dr Elaine Hughes
2B: Epilepsy and cognitive impairments Prof Adam Zeman
2C: Genetics of epilepsy Prof Sanjay Sisodiya
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee
11:00 – 11:40 SESSION 3                
3A: The severe paediatric epilepsies Dr Sophia Varadkar
3B: Mortality in epilepsy Dr Becky Liu
3C: Managing epilepsy and learning disability Dr Maria Oto
11:50 – 12:30 SESSION 4
4A: Treatment of epilepsy in children Dr Ailsa McLellan
4B: Epilepsy and sleep disorders Dr Sofia Eriksson
4C: Driving regulations and medico-legal aspects Dr Dominic Heaney
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
 

SURGICAL MANAGEMENT

 

Chair: Dr Sofia Eriksson

13:30 – 14:15 Clinical and EEG features of temporal and frontal lobe seizures – interactive session Dr Beate Diehl
14:15 – 14:30 The option of surgery Ms Emma Johnstone (patient)
14:30 – 15:30 Surgery for epilepsy, theory and interactive case discussion Mr Andrew McEvoy
15:30 Conclusion Dr Fergus Rugg-Gunn
 

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Depart