Oct. 4, 2024 Epilepsy Conference: Contemporary Management Trends in Intractable Epilepsy

Fairfax, VA US
October 4, 2024

Program Description

The 2024 Epilepsy Conference: Contemporary Management Trends in Intractable Epilepsy aims to bring together field experts for discussions on recent advancements in managing intractable epilepsy, including the role of technology in healthcare. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore current surgical procedures, learn from expert research, and network with fellow professionals. This event is beneficial for physicians and clinicians seeking insights into current applications and management strategies for patients with epilepsy and intractable epilepsy

Format

In-Person only

Inova Epilepsy Team

 

Target Audience

The intended target audience for this symposium is healthcare providers in the following specialties/sub-specialties:

  • Neurology
  • Neurocriticial care
  • Epilepsy
  • Neurosurgery (Epilepsy surgery)
  • Nursing
  • Neuropsychology
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Family Practice

Learning Objectives

At the end of this activity, learners will be able to:

- Discuss contemporary trends in Epilepsy research and innovation.

- Illustrate contemporary and contemporary management approaches of patients with Epilepsy.

- Discuss contemporary incorporation of multidisciplinary teams into Epilepsy.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 ABS MOC
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 5.00 ASHA Certification Maintenence Hour(s)
Course opens: 
06/10/2024
Course expires: 
10/04/2024
Event starts: 
10/04/2024 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
10/04/2024 - 2:30pm EDT
Cost:
$50.00
Rating: 
0

 

Epilepsy Conference

Contemporary Management Trends in Intractable Epilepsy

Friday, October 4, 2024

 

 

  Presentation

  Speaker

  Time

  Coffee & Continental Breakfast

  with Exhibitors

 

7:30 – 8:00 a.m.

Opening Remarks

Mohan Kurukumbi, MD (Inova)

8:00 – 8:05 a.m.

New Onset Refractory Status Epilepticus (NORSE)

Zubeda Sheikh, MD (VCU)

8:05 – 8:35 a.m.

Genetic Testing in Intractable Epilepsy and Implications for Management

John Schreiber, MD (Inova)

8:35 – 9:05 a.m.

AM Break with Exhibitors

 

9:05 – 9:35 a.m.

Surgical Management of Intractable Epilepsy Patient

James Leiphart, MD, PhD (Inova)

9:35 – 10:05 a.m.

Anti-Seizure drugs in Intractable Epilepsy

Sonia Gill, MD (Inova)

10:05 – 10:35 a.m.

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Refractory Status Epilepticus

Raman Sankar, MD (UCLA)

10:35 – 11:30 a.m.

LUNCH with Exhibitors

 

11:30 – 12:15 p.m.

Q&A Panel with All Speakers

 

12:15 – 12:30 p.m.

A to Z Nursing Care for Epilepsy Patients

Holly Wirth MSN, RN, SCRN, NE-BC (Inova)

12:30 – 1:00 p.m.

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Localizing Epileptogenic Zones with sEEG Analysis

Yinchen Song, PhD, CNIM (Dartmouth)

1:00 – 1:50 p.m.

PM Break with Exhibitors

 

1:50 – 2:20 p.m.

Neuropsychology Evaluation in Intractable Epilepsy Patients

Mirjana Ivanisevic, PhD, NPI (Inova)

 

2:20 – 2:50 p.m.

Neuromodulation in Intractable Epilepsy Patients (DBS, VNS, RNS)

David Benezra, MD (Inova)

2:50 – 3:20 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Mohan Kurukumbi, MD (Inova)

3:20 – 3:32 p.m.

    

 

Inova Center for Personalized Health
8100 Innovation Park Dr
Entrance 3 - front door under Pedestrian Bridge
Fairfax, VA 22031
United States

Parking

Parking is complimentary at the Inova Center for Personalized Health Conference Center (ICPH) . Park in any Surface Lots.  Use Entrance 3 under the pedestrian bridge to enter the Conference Center and take stairs or elevator to level 2. 

 

Travel

Airports and Ground Transportation

Inova Center for Personalized Health Conference Center (ICPH) is centrally located between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Reagan Airports (DCA).  Union Station (in Washington, DC) is located about 30-40 minutes from the campus.  Both airports along with Union Station offer onsite ground transportation to Fairfax, VA which is about a 30–40-minute drive.  Uber or Lyft are also reliable ground transportation options in the DC metro area.

Hotels

Below are the two hotels that are located closest to the Inova Center for Personalized Health Conference Center (ICPH) and offer us discounted rates. There are many hotels in the area and Tyson's Corner area that are located nearby.

8296 Glass Alley, Fairfax, VA 22031

Phone: 571-327-2277

Inova/corporate rate code: 8296INOVA

 

3111 Fairview Park Dr, Falls Church, VA 22042

(703) 849-9400

Program Directors:

 

 

  • Mohankumar Kurukumbi, MD

Medical Director, Inova Comprehensive Epilepsy Program

Neuroscience Service Line

Associate Professor, UVA Inova Fairfax

 

  • James Leiphart, MD, PhD

Medical Director of Education, Neuroscience Service Line

Neurosurgery Residency Program Director

Professor, Department of Neurosurgery

University of Virginia School of Medicine, Inova Campus

George Mason University

Speaker Disclosure Statement:

Inova Health System’s Office of Continuing Medical Education adheres to ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education. Any individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity, including faculty, program directors, and planners are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible entities as defined by ACCME.  All relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.  

Program Director(s)

Mohankumar Kurukumbi

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

James Leiphart, MD, PhD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Speaker(s)

David Benezra, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Sonia Gill

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Mirjana Ivanisevic, PhD, NPI

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

James Leiphart, MD, PhD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Zubeda Sheikh, MBBS, MD, MSCTS, FACNS

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Yinchen Song, PhD, CNIM

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Inova CME Accreditation

The Medical Society of Virginia is a member of the Southern States CME Collaborative, an ACCME Recognized Accreditor. Inova Health System Office of Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Southern States CME Collaborative to provide continuing medical education for physician.

Credit Designation

The Inova Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians may claim up to 5.00 credits in Type 1 CME on the Virginia Board of Medicine Continued Competency and Assessment Form required for renewal of an active medical license in Virginia.

ABS CC Statement:

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME requirement(s) of the American Board of Surgery's Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.

Available Credit

  • 5.00 ABS MOC
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 5.00 ASHA Certification Maintenence Hour(s)

Thank you Exhibitors! Our event would not be possible without the generous support from our sponsors.  

  • Medtronic - Gold level Lunch Sponsor

 


Interested in Exhibiting? 

To confirm your space as an exhibitor, complete the exhibitor registration form and return to Christine.Resnick@inova.org

 

 

Price

Cost:
$50.00
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Refunds:

Refunds will be allowed up a to week before the event,. Refund requests need to be submitted in writing to cme@inova.org.