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Epilepsy Manual for Clinicians

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The VA Epilepsy Centers of Excellence (ECoE) have been charged with improving care for Veteran with seizures. Along those lines, providers from the ECoE have put together this Epilepsy Manual for clinicians in VHA. The purpose of this manual is not to suggest management guidelines for patients with seizures; instead it is provided to enhance the understanding of this complex condition and improve care for these Veterans. Should you have any comments or concerns, please contact us at "".

VA providers can request a hard copy through TMS by clicking here.

Non-VA provider can request a hard copy by emailing "".


Continuing Education for Professionals - FY2014 Epilepsy Series

Treatment of The Elderly With Epilepsy Denise Riley, A.R.N.P. Presentation Video Transcript

Continuing Education for Professionals - FY2012 Epilepsy Series

Treatment of Acute Seizures and Status Epilepticus Claude Wasterlain, M.D. Presentation Audio Transcript
Intractable Seizures Allan Krumholz, M.D. Presentation Audio Transcript
Safety in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit Olujimi Faminu, R.N. Presentation Audio Transcript
Post-Traumatic Epilepsy and Treatment James W.Y. Chen, M.D., Ph.D. Presentation Audio Transcript
Epilepsy and Depression Hamada Hamid, D.O., M.P.H. Presentation Audio Transcript

Continuing Education for Professionals - FY2011 Epilepsy Series

Introduction to Epilepsy and Seizures Karen L. Parko, M.D. Presentation Audio Transcript
Epilepsy and Traumatic Brain Injury Paul Rutecki, M.D. Presentation Audio Transcript
Psychogenic Seizures Martin Salinsky, M.D. Presentation Audio Transcript
Drug Interactions of Antiepileptic Drugs Jose E. Cavazos, M.D., Ph.D. Presentation Audio Transcript


Epilepsy Specialty Care Access Network - Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (SCAN-ECHO) program. The SCAN-ECHO program is an innovative approach to provide consultation and clinical support from provider to provider using video-teleconferencing equipment. Learn more here.

Safety in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU)

Safety in the EMU Video 

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