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Webinar: When Medications Fail : Presurgical Evaluation in Drug Resistant Epilepsy

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Are You Living With Seizures Or Epilepsy?

Do You Care For Or About A Person Living With Epilepsy?

While not everyone can get complete seizure control, there are options beyond medicines that may help. Here is your chance to hear about options when medicines don’t work.

Join us for a webinar on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, to learn about drug resistant epilepsy and the diagnostic tests used to help tell if a person can be helped by epilepsy surgery.

Moderated by Dr. Elaine Kiriakopoulos, director of health communications and engagement for the Epilepsy Foundation, our speakers will discuss

  • What is “drug resistant epilepsy”? How do I know if that means me?

  • What can I do if medicines don’t work? Is there something else?

  • What tests will be done to see if surgery or a device could help me?

  • What are the steps in the journey to epilepsy surgery?

  • What emotional and social challenges should I consider and prepare for?

  • How do I manage expectations and find support?


"When Medications Fail: Presurgical Evaluation in Drug Resistant Epilepsy"

  • Date: October 24, 2018

  • Time: 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. ET

Guest Speakers

David Ficker MD, FAAN
Professor of Neurology
Gardener Neurosciences Institute
University of Cincinnati

Mimi Callanan RN, MSN, ACNS-BC
Epilepsy Clinical Nurse Specialist
Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
Stanford University

Earlier Event: October 3
Studio E Art Program
Later Event: November 1
Epilepsy Awareness Month- November 2018