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20-5-2011 | Beaumont/RCSI Study day (for health professionals)

12 March 2011
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Epilepsy - A Practical Update

One day Epilepsy Conference for health professionals.

Friday, 20th May 2011
Albert Lecture Theatre, Royal College of Surgeons, 123 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2

Focusing on practical aspects of management including:

08.30 - 09.00 
"Opening and Welcome address"
Ms Sheila McGuiness, Director of Nursing, Beaumont Hospital

09.00 - 09.30 
"Update on the Newest Anti-epileptic Drugs"
Dr Norman Delanty, Consultant Neurologist, Beaumont Hospital 

09.30 - 10.00 
"Anti-epileptic Drug Interactions"
Dr Elijah Chaila, Epilepsy Fellow, Beaumont Hospital

10.00 - 11.00 
"Management of acute seizures"
Ms Yvonne Leavy RGN, MSc Epileptology,
Highly Specialised Nurse in Epilepsy,
Western General Hospital, Edinburgh 

11.00 - 11.30

11.30 - 12.15 
Guest Speaker: Dr Manny Bagary, Consultant Neuropsychiatrist, Birmingham
"The Psychiatric Borderlands of Epilepsy"

12.15 - 13.00 
"Personality Types - challenges for the patient and the clinician"
Mr Mark Mulrooney, Senior Neuro-psychologist, Beaumont Hospital

13.00 - 14.00 

14.00 - 15.00 
"Diagnosing Epilepsy"
Dr Danny Costello, Consultant Neurologist, Cork University Hospital

15.00 - 16.00 
"Outline of The National Clinical Care Programme Plan for Epilepsy"
Dr Colin Doherty, Consultant Neurologist, St James Hospital

Questions and Answers

€100 (includes lunch and reference material)
Student rates available

Application forms and programmes available by downloading from: www.epilepsyprogramme.ie or alternatively contact Gillian Murphy at gillianmurphy2@beaumont.ie or 01 8092972.

Closing date for applications Friday, 29th April 2011.


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