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22-05-2014 | Epilepsy West

19 March 2014
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Meeting for Health Professionals
Thursday 22 May 2014

Organised by the Regional Programme of the RSM in association with Epilepsy Ireland

Conference Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway, University Road, Galway, Ireland

CPD: 5 credits

Booking form at end of page

Programme

9.30am: Registration, tea and coffee
10.00am: Welcome and introduction

SESSION ONE:
Session Chair: Dr Michael Hennessy, Consultant Neurologist, Galway University Hospital

  • Epilepsy – where do I stand now? Dr John Lynch, Consultant Neurologist, Galway University Hospital
  • The next generation in epilepsy treatment: Dr Aidan Nelligan, Consultant Neurologist, National Hospital for Neurology, Queens Square, London (to be confirmed)

11.45am Tea and coffee break

SESSION TWO:
Session Chair: Dr John Lynch, Consultant Neurologist, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

  • Epilepsy & Intellectual Disability – how does it fit in? Professor Mike Kerr, Clinical Professor, Institute of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences, Cardiff University
  • The outlook for children with epilepsy: Dr Liz O'Mahony, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Barringtons Hospital, Limerick,

1.15pm Lunch

SESSION THREE:
Session Chair: Dr Kevin Murphy, Consultant Neurologist, Sligo General Hospital

  • The need for accurate prevalence and incidence data for epilepsy: Dr Christine Linehan, Lecturer, School of Psychology, University College, Dublin
  • The best AEDs, do we know what they are? Dr Michael Hennessy, Consultant Neurologist, Galway University Hospital

3.15pm Tea and coffee break

SESSION FOUR:
Session Chair: Dr Liz O'Mahony, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Barringtons Hospital, Limerick

  • Treatment options – are we using the best ones? Dr Kevin Murphy, Consultant Neurologist, Sligo Regional Hospital
  • How can we improve primary care for epilepsy? Professor Henry Smithson, Chair of General Practice , University College Cork

4.30pm Closing remarks:

Attached Documents

PDF icon Booking form (RSM_Regional_flyer_galwaymarch14_v8.pdf | 2.49 MB)
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