21-08-2015 | EI National Epilepsy Conference 2015

21 August 2015
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This year's National conference will take place in Killarney on October 3rd

Embracing Epilepsy: Current issues for adults, parents and families
Saturday October 3rd
Malton Hotel, Killarney


Epilepsy and the family: learnings from research with parents, families & children
Dr Joan K Austin
Distinguished Professor Emerita, Indiana University School of Nursing

Epilepsy and the Adolescent
Dr Sophia Varadkar
Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Great Ormond St Hospital, London

Current Issues for Adults with Epilepsy
Dr Helena Moore,
Consultant Neurologist, Bons Secours Hospital, Tralee

Interactive Workshops:

Workshop for teenagers with epilepsy
Facilitated by Dr Marcia Ward, Clinical Neuropsychologist, Headway
Services & Niamh Jones, Community Resource Officer, Epilepsy Ireland

Health Issues for adults with epilepsy
Facilitated by Sinead Murphy, Epilepsy Specialist Nurse, Beaumont
Hospital/Epilepsy Ireland & Sandra Moloney, cANP Epilepsy, CUH

Parenting children and teens with epilepsy
Facilitated by Maria Keegan, Paediatric Neurology Clinical Nurse
Specialist & Dr Marcia Ward, Clinical Neuropsychologist, Headway

PLUS: Specialist Nurse Appointments are available by reservation

Conference Rates

Early bird (before July 31st)
€20: Epilepsy Ireland members
€30: non-members

Standard rates:
€30: Epilepsy Ireland members
€40: non-members

Conference fees include morning refreshments, lunch & conference pack


The Malton Hotel is located opposite Killarney railway station. Special room rates available from the Malton at 064-6638000 (ask for the Epilepsy Ireland conference rate). Wheelchair accessible. Parking available.

Conference Bookings:

There are three ways to book your place.
Book Online: Visit https://epilepsyconference2015.eventbrite.ie
By Phone: Phone 01 4557500 to reserve and pay for your place
By post: Download and return the registration form below.


The National Conference is supported by grants from:

Attached Documents

PDF icon National Conference Booking Form (Conference_booking_form_2015_v4.pdf | 646 kB)


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