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"When the Meds Don't Work - Alternative Options for Seizure Control"
 Educational Forum with Q&A
 March 7, 2019
 VNS Therapy Presentation by Cameron Finlay, Education Manager, LivaNova Canada
 
Recent innovations with the Vagus Nerve Stimulator were presented.
 To view the power point presentation, click here.

"Sleep Problems and Epilepsy"

 Educational Forum with Q&A
 November 16, 2017
 Featuring:  Dr. Atul Khullar, Medical Director, Northern Alberta Sleep Clinic
 Issues with sleeping related to epilepsy were discussed.  This was followed by a Question
 and Answer period.
 Video recording of this presentation is available by clicking here.


"Epileptic and Non-Epileptic Seizures"
 Educational Forum with Q&A
 November 3, 2016
 Featuring:  Dr. Ken Makus and Dr. Tom Snyder
 Epileptic and non-epileptic (psychogenic) seizures were discussed.  This was followed by a Question
 and Answer period.
 Video recording of this presentation is available from Alberta Health by clicking here.


"When Patients with Epilepsy Also Have Other Neurological Conditions"
 Educational Forum with Q&A
 
November 12, 2015
 
Featuring:  Dr. Ken Makus and Dr. John R. Neilson
 
Epilepsy and related neurological conditions MS, Cerebral Palsy and Autism were addressed
 
This was followed by a Question & Answer period.
 Video recording of this presentation is available from Alberta Health by clicking here.

"Epilepsy & Medical Marijuana - Pros & Cons"

 Educational Forum with Q&A
 October 16, 2014

 Featuring: Dr. Ken Makus   *    Jonathan Kiesman   *   Laura Jurasek, NP, MN   *   Question & Answer period
This topic was addressed from three points of view: Adult, Pharmaceutical, and Pediatric
Video recording of this presentation is available from Alberta Health by clicking here.
A DVD of the presentation may be borrowed from the EEA Resource Library.


"Complementary Therapies for Epilepsy"

 Educational Forum and Acupuncture Demonstration 
 March 14, 2013
 
Featuring: internationally recognized speaker Dr. Steven K.H. Aung
 Video recording of this event is available from Alberta Health by clicking here.
 
A DVD of the presentation may be borrowed from the EEA Resource Library.
 

"Epilepsy in Canada Today - What's New, What's Not & What the Future Might Hold"
 Educational Forum & Webinar
 November 24, 2011 
 
Featuring: Dr. Bernd Pohlmann-Eden  *   Andrea Hayes   *   Dr. Ken Makus   *   Question Period
 A DVD of this event may be borrowed from the Edmonton Epilepsy Association Resource Library.
 

 




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