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Physician Epilepsy Symposium Agenda (CME Credit)

7:45 a.m. Welcome and Introductions Amir Arain, MD
7:50 a.m. Pre-Test  
8:00 a.m. Classification of Epilepsies, Seizures, Epidemiology of Epilepsy, Mortality of Epilepsy Amir Arain, MD
8:30 a.m. Generalized Epilepsies Blake J. Newman, MD
9:00 a.m. Focal Epilepsies Jeffrey K. Bigelow, MD
9:30 a.m. ASMs: Second and Third Generation, Plus Starting, Choosing, Mixing, and Stopping ASMs Sindhu V. Richards, MD
10:15 a.m. Break and Exhibits  
10:30 a.m. Epilepsy in Women Angela Peters, MD
11:00 a.m. Management of Status Epilepticus Angela Peters, MD
11:30 a.m. Lunch and Exhibits  
12:30 p.m. Epilepsy Surgery Assessment and Procedures Shervin Rahimpour, MD and Ben Shofty, MD
1:00 p.m. Neuromodulation Shervin Rahimpour, MD and Ben Shofty, MD
1:30 p.m. Psychogenic nonepileptic spells (PNES) Brian Johnson, MD
2:00 p.m. Break and Exhibits  
2:15 p.m. Neuroimaging in Epilepsy Tyler Richards, MD
2:45 p.m. Post-Test  
2:50–3:30 p.m. Case Presentations & Discussion Amir Arain, Angela Peters, Awais Riaz, Ben Shofty, Blake J. Newman, Brian Johnson, Shervin Rahimpour, and Sindhu V. Richards

Accreditation: The University Of Utah School Of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit: The University of Utah School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All attendees are encouraged to use the CME system to claim their attendance.  Physicians will be awarded AMA PRA Category 1 credits TM; all other professions will be awarded attendance at a CME event credit that they may use for their re-credentialing purposes. Nurses seeking contact hours must claim through the CME system.  All users will be able to print or save certificates.  For questions regarding the CME system, please contact the UUCME Office.  For questions regarding re-credentialing process or requirements, please contact your re-credentialing organization.

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