NEUROSTIMULATION FOR EPILEPSY Program
Participants in this weekend course will receive up-to-date instruction on the use of neurostimulation for epilepsy and have the opportunity to interact with the faculty and other participants in small group sessions, workshops, and case studies.
See the Calendar for dates.
AN INTENSIVE WEEKEND OF INSTRUCTION
The program begins on Friday evening with an introductory lecture followed by a reception where you will meet the faculty and fellow participants. Saturday's schedule consists of lectures and small group sessions from 8:00 am until approximately 4:30 pm. In the evening participants will present patient cases for discussion in small groups. On Sunday morning participants will rotate through hands-on device workshops, followed by a "troubleshooting" lecture and course summary. The course ends and noon, followed by departures.
A DISTINGUISHED FACULTY
Friday - Course Introduction & Theory of Neurostimulation
Saturday - Treatment Options for Refractory Epilepsy and Candidate Selection; History of Neurostimulation; Mechanisms of Action; Efficacy of Neurostimulation; Long Term Outcomes; Panel Discussion; Safety Issues; Quality of Life; Participant Case Sessions; Management of the VNS Patient; Getting Started with DBS; Getting Started: RNS Into Practice; Evening Case Sessions
Sunday - Training Workshops: Clinical Use of RNS; Device Settings-VNS; Clinical Use of DBS; Troubleshooting; Closing Summary
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