King’s Health Partners and Oxleas NHS FT – Epilepsy in Intellectual Disabilities Masterclass

21 June 2024
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We are pleased to invite you to this online masterclass covering assessment and treatments in Epilepsy in Intellectual Disabilities.

Who should attend the masterclass? 

Health professionals with an interest with an interest in Epilepsy including:

  • Neurologists
  • Psychiatrists in Intellectual Disability
  • GPs
  • Specialist Epilepsy Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • EEG Technicians

The sessions will cover:

  • Risk Assessments
  • Newer Antiseizure Medication in Intellectual Disabilities
  • Differential Diagnosis: Hyperkinetic Disorders
  • Differential Diagnosis: Dissociative Disorders, Psychogenic and Behavioural Presentations

The guest speakers will be:

  • Dr Marianna Sarchioto, Consultant Neurologist, MD, PhD, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Lance Watkins, Consultant Psychiatrist and Epilepsy Pathway Lead, Epilepsy Specialist Service, Swansea Bay University Health Board
  • Mr Andy Smith, Epilepsy Specialist Nurse, Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
  • Ms Shelley Jones, Consultant Pharmacist, Neurosciences, Team Leader, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Places are limited and will be assigned on a first come – first served basis.

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