EDUCATION RESOURCES

 

"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 followed by a Question and Answer period.

 

Video recording of this presentation is available by clicking here (will open in a new window)

 

"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 (will open in a new window)

 

"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 (will open in a new window)

 

"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 (will open in a new window)

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 (will open in a new window)

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

Presentation followed by a question period

 

A DVD of this event may be borrowed from the Edmonton Epilepsy Association Resource Library

KIDS ON THE BLOCK - TEACHING CHILDREN ABOUT EPILEPSY ONE SCHOOL AT A TIME

EEA Response to COVID-19/CoronAvirus Concerns

Our office remains open at this time. However, we have placed a short-term freeze on all in-person events that are routinely offered by us.  We will continue to follow the recommendations of the Federal, Provincial and Municipal Governments which are evolving.  The well-being of our members, employees, friends and families is of the deepest concern to us.

Even though these are trying times and many of our programs are suspended a telephone call to us will be returned within 24  (working day) hours.

60TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS

The High Level Bridge will be lit in purple to commemorate the official 60th Anniversary of the Edmonton Epilepsy Association on June 7th, 2020. Our 60th Anniversary Gala will be held in the fall.

 

Click here for more information.

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