September 17, from 8:55 AM CST to 4:05 PM CST
Location: virtual

Event Details

We are excited to bring together a multidisciplinary pediatric epilepsy care community for a day of talks that span the continuum of improving the health of children with epilepsy.

Date and Time

September 17, from 8:55 AM CST to 4:05 PM CST
Location: virtual

Registration

The conference is free to attend, but you must register to receive the zoom link.  Click here to register: 2021 Pediatric Epilepsy Conference Registration

Highlights

  • Dorothee Kasteleijn-Nolst Trenite, MD, PhD, MPH, from the University of Utrecht in The Netherlands speaking on Identifying and Treating Photosensitive Patients.
  • Paul Carney, MD, from the University of Missouri, in Columbia, Missouri, speaking on Integrating Quality Improvement to Improve Care for Children and Youth with Epilepsy
  • Jay Salpekar, MD, FANPA, FAES, DFAACAP, from Kennedy Krieger Institute and John Hopkins University School of Medicine, in Baltimore, Maryland, speaking on insights in Neuropsychiatric paradigms from studying epilepsy
  • Kim Wiltrout, MD, from Boston Children’s Hospital, in Boston, Massachusetts, speaking on genetic testing in epilepsy.

…as well as members of the Pediatric Epilepsy Center and Pediatric Epilepsy Advanced Technologies Clinic from Washington University School of Medicine and the St. Louis Children’s Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri!

Agenda

8:55 AM CDTWelcomeLiu Lin Thio, MD, PhD
9:00Efficiently Identifying and Practically Treating Photosensitive PatientsDorothee Kasteleijn-Nolst Trenite, MD, PhD, MPH, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
9:30Integrating Quality Improvement into the ECHO Model to Improve Care for Children and Youth with EpilepsyPaul Carney, MD, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
10:00 – Break
10:15Health Disparities in Pediatric Epilepsy CareRegina Triplett, MD, MS
10:30Nurse Navigator Role in our Pediatric Epilepsy Advanced Technologies Clinic (PEATC)Sara Graves, BSN, RN
10:45Quality of Life in EpilepsyJanette Coble, MS, BSN, RN
11:00Facilitating Transition from Pediatric to Adult CareEmily Walsh, MD
11:15 – Break
11:30Sleep and EpilepsyRobert Rudock, MD, MBA
12:00 PMParental PerspectiveGenny Jessee
12:15Behavioral Health in Caregivers of Pediatric Epilepsy PatientsKatherine Aravamudan, LPC
12:30 – Break
12:45Neuropsychiatric Paradigms:  Insight from Studying EpilepsyJay Salpekar, MD, FANPA, FAES, DFAACAP, Kennedy Krieger Institute & John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
1:15Neuropsychological Testing in Pediatric Epilepsy – its Role in Identifying Comorbidities and Comprehensive TreatmentGabe Araujo, PhD, ABPP
1:45 – Break
2:00SUDEP in Childhood EpilepsyLiu Lin Thio, MD, PhD
2:15Seizure Detection DevicesJohn Zempel, MD, PhD
2:30Seizure Rescue MedicationsNausheen Hasan, PharmD, BCPPS
2:45 – Break
3:00New Palliative Epilepsy SurgeriesJon T. Willie, MD, PhD
3:30Genetic Testing in EpilepsyKim Wiltrout, MD, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA
3:45Epilepsy and Migraine…we are family!Mary Epperson, MSN, RN, CPNP
4:00Closing RemarksLiu Lin Thio, MD, PhD