Treatment Options

Description

Courses in this class include information on treatment options for people with epilepsy.

The following courses are currently available:

Cannabidiol Medical Marijuana and Genetic Therapies for Epilepsy
What's Included: 
Information on the biology of cannabis in the treatment of epilepsy and other chronic conditions.  This webinar is offered through our e-learning partnership with Finding a Cure for Epilepsy and Seizures (FACES).

Promising Anti-Epileptic Drugs in Development
What's Included: 
Information on various types of drugs in development for the treatment of epilepsy.  This webinar is offered through our e-learning partnership with Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE).

Epilepsy Devices and Technology
What's Included: 
Key research that's being done as it relates to epilepsy devices and technology.  This webinar is offered through our e-learning partnership with Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE).

Focused Ultrasound and Potential New Technologies for Difficult to Control Seizures
What's Included: 
This session explores focused ultrasound and other potential technologies being studied for treating refractory (difficult to control seizures) and hypothalamic hamartomas.  This webinar is offered through our e-learning partnership with Hope for Hypothalmic Harmatomas (HHH) Foundation.

Cannabidiol and Epilepsy - An FDA Approved Therapy
What's Included: Learn about cannabadiol and epilepsy, focusing on a new seizure medication - cannabadiol oil known as epidiolex. Participatns will learn about treatment options, terminology, legal considerations, medication dosing, indications for use, pharmacology, and side effects. 

Beyond Seizures: Comorbidities in Childhood Epilepsy
What's Included:  
This webinar explores emotional, intellectual, behavioral, medical, and psychosocial conditions that occur along with seizures in childhood epilepsy are common and are called comorbidities. Often, these conditions can be more disabling than the seizures. Understanding the comorbid conditions that occur alongside seizures and finding the best care to assess and treat them is important.