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Cook Children’s invites you to the 2009 Pediatric Epilepsy and Movement Disorder Symposium, which is designed to enhance the learning experience of neurologists, epileptologists, pediatricians, registered nurses, therapists and EEG technicians. Continuing advances in the field of epilepsy and movement disorders create a need for health professionals to participate in specialized continuing education opportunities to advance their knowledge, skills and clinical practice. We hope you will join us as we learn from recognized experts in the field of pediatric neurology.

Identify current issues related to pediatric epilepsy and movement disorders.

Describe treatment options and strategies for pediatric epilepsy and movement disorders.

*We encourage symposium attendees to bring epilepsy and movement disorder cases for discussion.

Cook Children’s is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Cook Children’s designates this educational activity for a maximum of 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Cook Children’s is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides 12.75 contact hours. Successful completion constitutes attendance at the activity in its entirety, completion and return of the evaluation tool.

We want to provide individuals who have disabilities the appropriate services necessary to participate in this program. If you need any auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to attend this program, please call 682-885-4170.

Cook Children’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Program is one of the leading and most comprehensive pediatric epilepsy programs in the country. We are a dedicated Level 4 pediatric epilepsy center, the highest level defined by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers, and are capable of performing the most complex epilepsy-related procedures.

Cook Children’s is the first independent pediatric hospital in the United States, and the only children’s hospital in Texas, to offer a comprehensive movement disorder program that includes deep brain stimulation (DBS). The Cook Children’s DBS program was featured nationally on NBC.


Friday, August 14, 2009 Epilepsy

7-8 a.m. Registration and Breakfast

8-8:10 a.m. Welcome
Saleem Malik, M.D.

8:10-8:50 a.m. Diagnosis and Evaluation of First-time Seizure
Angel Hernandez, M.D.

8:50-9:50 a.m. Recurring Seizures: A Review of Childhood Epilepsy Syndromes
Scott Perry, M.D.

9:50-10:10 a.m. Break

10:10-11:10 a.m. Pairing Childhood Epilepsy Syndromes with the Right Anticonvulsants
Dave Clarke, MBBS

11:10 a.m.-12:10 p.m. Update: New Anticonvulsant Medications
J. Eric Pina-Garza, M.D.

12:10-1 p.m. Lunch (provided)

1-1:40 p.m. Psychiatric Co-morbidities in Children with Epilepsy
Thomas Murphy, M.D.

Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
1:40-2:20 p.m. Tuberous Sclerosis Complex in Children
Steven Sparagana, M.D.

2:20-3 p.m. Tuberous Sclerosis Complex in Adults
Mark Agostini, M.D.

3-3:40 p.m. Surgical Treatment of Patients with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
David Donahue, M.D.

3:40-5 p.m. Case Presentations and Open Discussion/Evaluations
All speakers are asked to attend the entire conference and participate in case presentations and discussions.

Saturday, August 15, 2009 Movement Disorder

8-8:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast

8:30-8:45 a.m. Welcome
Warren Marks, M.D.

8:45-9:30 a.m. An Evidence-based Review of the Pharmacological Treatment of Spasticity in Children with Cerebral Palsy
Mauricio Delgado, M.D.

9:30-10:15 a.m. Metals, Metabolites and Movements
Fernando Acosta Jr., M.D.

10:15-11 a.m. DOPA-responsive Dystonia
Ann Tilton, M.D.

11-11:45 a.m. The New Buzz: Pediatric Deep Brain Stimulation Update
Warren Marks, M.D.

11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Transitioning Pediatric Patients to Adult Care
Rebecca Schultz, RN, MSN, CPNP

12:30-2 p.m. Lunch and Case Presentations/Evaluations

All speakers are asked to attend the entire conference and participate in case presentations and discussions.

Seating is limited, so early registration is encouraged.Withdrawals may be subject to cancellation fees. No refunds will be given after the program begins. The deadline for early registration is July 31, 2009.

Added by Cook Childrens on May 14, 2009

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