Webinars

AES produces webinars on topics that span the epilepsy spectrum and appeal to professionals working in research, academia, and clinical practice.

Available both live and on-demand, these webinars feature engaging presentations by experts on the given topic followed by moderated interactive discussions.

 

Browse Webinar Recordings

2021

  • Ask the Expert: Lamotrigine and the Heart - Cause for Concern?, David S. Auerbach, PhD; Lennart Bergfeldt, PhD; Jacqueline A. French, MD; and David Ficker, MD
    Learn about new FDA safety warnings regarding potential cardiac effects of lamotrigine and hear expert guidance for clinical care and communicating with patients about these warnings.
  • Ask the Expert: Functional Seizures, Ali Asadi-Pooya, MD; Sean Hwang, MD; Susan Koh, MD; Bridget Mildon; Heidi Munger Clary, MD, MPH; Tyson Sawchik, PhD, RPhych; Eval Schulze, PhD; and Benjamin Tolchin, MD, MS
    This webinar provides a clinical overview of functional seizures. Experts will review etiology, epidemiology (including comorbidities), diagnosis (including semiology, EEG, and ILAE criteria), and treatment.

 

2020

  • Ask the Expert: Epilepsy Self-Management Programs in the time of COVID-19, Barbara C. Jobst, MD, PhD; Robert T. Fraser, PhD, Erica K. Johnson, PhD, CRC, FAES; Martha Sajatovic, MD; Elaine Kirakoloulos, MD, MSc; and Samantha S. Schmidt, BS
    During this webinar faculty reviews evidence for epilepsy self-management, programs currently available virtually by phone or online, and immediate opportunities and support for implementing these programs in the clinical practice setting.
  • Ask the Expert: Unique Perspectives and Lessons Learned from Epileptologists Serving on the Front-Lines During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Qun Wang, MD, PhD; Francesca Bisulli, MD, PhD; and Nathalie Jette, MD, MSc, FRCPC
    This webinar will highlight neurologists’ front-line experiences delivering care in some of COVID-19’s epicenters: Italy, New York, and China. Speakers share important insights into what they saw, how they adapted, and give recommendations for moving forward in this COVID-19 climate.
  • Ask the Expert: Telehealth for Epilepsy: Overcoming the Obstacles, David M. Ficker, MD; Marvin A. Rossi, MD, PhD; Edward “Rusty" J. Novotny, Jr., MD; and Carl W. Bazil, MD, PhD
    This webinar provides an introduction to telehealth from providers with extensive experience using it successfully in their own epilepsy practices. We discuss ways to provide telehealth services for epilepsy care, the unique aspects of working with epilepsy patients in this way, and how to bill for these services.
  • Ask the Expert: Telehealth for Epilepsy Part 2: Putting Guidelines into Practice, Christopher Peterson, DPT, PT; Edward “Rusty" J. Novotny, Jr., MD, FAAN; Marvin A. Rossi, MD, PhD; Anup D. Patel, MD; Holly Paauwe; and Katie Hentges
    This webinar provides insights and examples of telehealth clinic workflows that you can incorporate in your own patient care. Plus, hear more about recent updates for reimbursement on telehealth services, and ideas for engaging trainees and other multi-specialty partners in your telehealth visits.
  • Ask The Expert: Seizure Rescue Medications, Timothy E. Welty, PharmD; Tyler E. Gaston, MD; Jon A. Cokley, PharmD; Jeffrey D. Kennedy, MD; and Linda S. Allen, BSN, RN
    Seizure rescue medications are an important part of a seizure rescue plan. This webinar focuses on when rescue medications may be used and which patients may benefit most.
  • Ask The Expert: How Self-Management Programs Can Improve the Patient Care You Deliver, Dennis Dlugos, MD and Barbara C. Jobst. MD
    This webinar discusses the Managing Epilepsy Well depression self-management programs, including PEARLS, UPLIFT, OBSCOTCH, and WebEase. Participants will learn about the importance of screening for depression, cognitive issues, sleep problems, and other issues that affect the quality of life of people with epilepsy, and the importance of understanding and referring to evidence-based self-management programs.
  • Ask the Expert: Use of Generic Anti-Epileptic Drugs (AEDs), Dennis Dlugos, MD and Tricia Ting, MD
    AES collaborated with the Epilepsy Foundation and the Food and Drug Administration to initiate several studies of generic antiepileptic drug substitution. This webinar reviews those studies and their outcomes.

 

2019

  • Ask the Expert Webinar: Pharmacokinetics, Safety, and Efficacy of Cannabidiol in Treating Epilepsy, Ignacio Valencia, MD; Jeannine Conway, PharmD, BCPS; and Orrin Devinsky, MD
    The interest in the lay community to use cannabidiol to treat epilepsy has outpaced our knowledge. This webinar provides information regarding our current knowledge of cannabidiol, its mechanism of action, pharmacology as well as its safety and efficacy for children and adults with epilepsy.
  • Ask the Expert Webinar: Screening in Psychosocial Comorbidities, Madison Berl, PhD; Heidi M. Munger Clary, MD, MPH; Janelle Wagner, PhD
    Learn about simple, flexible screening instruments now available through AES. The aim of this webinar is to improve comfort among a wide range of care providers in asking about psychosocial comorbidities by incorporating screening into routine epilepsy visits, using the newly published AES tools.

 

2018

  • Ask the Expert: Update on the Evidence for Treatment of Infantile Spasms, Dennis J. Dlugos, MD and Kelly Knupp, MD
    This webinar will provide an update on the evidence for treatment of infantile spasms with a focus on short-term outcomes, the challenge of relapse after initiation of treatment, and how other factors such as etiology impact treatment choice and outcomes.