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PEDIATRIC EPILEPSIES TREATMENT COURSE - SAVE THE DATE !




Dear Colleagues,
 
The Pediatric Epilepsy Unit of Hospital San Juan de Dios (Barcelona, Spain) is proud to announce the 1st TREATMENT STRATEGIES IN PEDIATRIC EPILEPSIES COURSE (EPIPED - course), which will be held in GERONA, Spain, March 29th - April 1st, 2017  - www.epiped-course.com

The initiative corresponds to a 3 years cycle of independent annual practical training courses, developed specifically for child neurologists and physicians treating children with epilepsy
 
Plenary interactive sessions and training modules will cover different aspects of treatment strategies in children with all types of epilepsies. 
TOPICS related to pharmacology, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, analysis of AED trials, design of clinical trials, pre-surgical evaluation, optimal choice of AEDs, review of existing guidelines (ILAE, NICE, other), ketogenic diet, neurostimulation, indications for resective and palliative surgery, use of pharmacological treatments other than AEDs, development of educational therapy programs will be treated.

For the training interactive modules participants will be matched in groups of maximum 10 per 2-3 mentors to discuss clinical practices and design therapeutic strategies of concrete clinical cases. 
Discussion in one of the training modules will be in Spanish. 
 
Participants will be offered the opportunity to also bring their own clinical cases for discussion of optimal treatment approaches. 
A pre- and post-assessment will allow evaluation of background and acquired knowledge.
 
You will find attached the 2017 program and 2018-2019 topics.
 
If you are interested in attending, please let us know by returning this EMail at epiped-course@ant-congres.com and feel free to forward it to colleagues who might share your interest.
 
EPIPED is already endorsed by the Commission on European Affairs of the International League Against Epilepsy (CEA-ILAE), the Academia Iberoamericana de Neurologia Pediatrica (AINP) and the ILAE educational journal Epileptic Disorders.
 
We look forward to welcoming you in Girona in 2017.
 
Victoria SAN ANTONIO, Jaume CAMPISTOL, Alexis ARZIMANOGLOU
EPIPED Course Directors
www.epiped-course.com
epiped-course@ant-congres.com





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COURSE SECRETARIAT- ANT CONGRES
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+33 (0) 4 67 10 92 23

EPIPED COURSE on Treatment Strategies in Paediatric Epilepsies is an educational activity of the European Reference Network EpiCARE in partnership with the Paediatric Epilepsy Department of the University Hospitals of Lyon, France (HCL) and the Sant Joan de Déu, Barcelona, Spain, Research Foundation (FSJD)
 
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