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Upcoming Events*

For Patients and Caregivers

 

Patient and Caregiver Education Audio Conferences
Sponsored by the Epilepsy Centers of Excellence & Employee Education System

Patients, caregivers, and anyone interested in learning more about epilepsy and seizures are welcome to call in.

Dial-in: 1-855-767-1051  Access Code: 81024195
1:00-2:00 PM Eastern Time
10:00-11:00 AM Pacific Time

 
February 13*, 2014
“Quality of Epilepsy Care and What It Means To You”
Mary Jo Pugh, PhD – San Antonio VAMC
*Note this is a revised date.
FLYER 
My Care checklist 
Evaluation form
PowerPoint 

 
April 3, 2014 – Epilepsy Medication"
Tung Tran, MD - Durham VAMC
PowerPoint 


June 5, 2014 – “Living Well With Epilepsy”
Patricia Banks, RN  - Cleveland VAMC
PowerPoint 

 August 7, 2014 – “Mental Health and Epilepsy”
Collette Evrard, NP – Portland VAMC

 Epilepsy Caregiver Support Group
Sponsored by the Epilepsy Centers of Excellence

Free and open to Epilepsy caregivers, family and friends.
All Caregiver Support Group will be held between 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM in the San Francisco VA Epilepsy Center of Excellence, Building 203, Room 1B14

VANTS LINE: 1-800-767-1750 Access Code: 60134#
Call (415) 379-5599 to RSVP.
Flyer

July 28, 2014 - "Taking Care of Yourself - Self Healing"
Flyer

September 22, 2014 - "Changing Challenges into Opportunities"
Flyer

November 17, 2014 - "Taking Inventory - Putting into Practice What I Learned"
Flyer

 


For Healthcare Providers

 

Healthcare Provider Education Audio Conferences
Sponsored by the Epilepsy Centers of Excellence & Employee Education System

Provider calls are CME accredited for Physicians and Nurses.

Dial-in: 1-855-767-1051 Access Code: 81024195
1:00-2:00 PM Eastern Time
10:00-11:00 AM Pacific Time


January 15, 2014 – “Qualitative EEG”
Chris Sackellares, MD - Gainesville VAMC
Presentation
Evaluation

March 19, 2014 – “Diagnosis and Management of Status Epilepticus”
Tom Frontera, MD - Tampa VAMC
Presentation
Evaluation 

May 7, 2014 – “Autoimmune Causes of Epilepsy”
Manu Hegde, MD – San Francisco VAMC
Presentation
Evaluation

July 9, 2014 - “Driving and Epilepsy”
Allan Krumholz, MD - Baltimore VAMC
Flyer
Presentation

September 10, 2014 – “Epilepsy and Imaging”
Zulfi Haneef, MD – Houston VAMC


If you have any questions please contact, Ryan Rieger, National Administrative Director, at 415-221-4810 x4119 or by email at ryan.rieger@va.gov 

 

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