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How to Investigate and Manage First Seizure - Webinar

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Online Webinar
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*This webinar will be recorded capturing both audio and video.

Webinar connection details will be emailed to registrants on the AFTERNOON of Tuesday, May19th. Register before 12:00 p.m. on May 19th. 

The Learning Objectives are as followed: 

  1. Outline an approach to investigating and managing first seizure 
  2. Recommend appropriate investigations following a first seizure 
  3. Identify when patients require anticonvulsant therapy (ACD) and the rationale
  4. Suggest appropriate ACD options
  5. Illustrate with a few cases

This webinar will be presented by:

Lysa Boissé Lomax MD MSc FRCPC CSCN (EEG)

Dr. Lomax is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Queen’s University jointly appointed to the Division of Neurology and the Division of Respirology and the Director of the EEG Lab at Kingston Health Sciences Centre. She received the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Detweiler Travelling Fellowship and the Cecil Patience Reid Fellowship to pursue further training in Epilepsy and Genetics under the supervision of Professors Sam Berkovic and Ingrid Scheffer at the University of Melbourne in Australia. Upon returning to Queen’s University, she pursued additional training in Sleep Medicine. She is certified to read EEG (CSCN diplomate) and polysomnography. She has an active clinical practice with multidisciplinary Sleep and Epilepsy clinics, as well as a Transition clinic that helps to guide children and their families as they transition from pediatrics into adult care.

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