This program is no longer accredited for Nurses.
TITLE - Epilepsy Overview: An Update on Clinical Considerations and Diagnosis
TARGET AUDIENCE - Target audiences for this program are Specialty Pharmacists, Pharmacists, Clinical Pharmacists, Specialty Pharmacy executives, Pharmacy Directors, Chief Pharmacy Officers, Neurology Pharmacists, Neurology Nurses and Nurses
LEARNING OBJECTIVES - After completing the program, Specialty Pharmacists, Pharmacists, Clinical Pharmacists, Specialty Pharmacy executives, Pharmacy Directors, Chief Pharmacy Officers, Neurology Pharmacists, Neurology Nurses and Nurses, along with other healthcare practitioner participants will be able to:
- Differentiate between a seizure and epilepsy
- Recognize the prevalence of epilepsy
- Identify major etiologies of epilepsy
- Describe tests and methods used to diagnose epilepsy and associated challenges
- Describe common presentations, electroencephalographic patterns, and imaging findings associated with epilepsy
- List common comorbidities that occur in individuals with epilepsy
- Discuss pharmacologic agents and nonpharmacologic treatments for epilepsy
Before the activity, all faculty and anyone who is in a position to have control over the content of this activity and their spouse/life partner will disclose the existence of any financial interest and/or relationship(s) they might have with any commercial interest producing healthcare goods/ services to be discussed during their presentation(s): honoraria, expenses, grants, consulting roles, speakers bureau membership, stock ownership, or other special relationships. Presenters will inform participants of any off-label discussions. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by the Specialty Pharma Education Center for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.
Faculty Disclosure: Geoffrey C. Wall, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, discloses that he is a speaker for Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals. He does not intend to discuss non-FDA approved drugs or investigational use of any product/device.
Pharmacist continuing education credit
Specialty Pharma Education Center (SPEC) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program is approved for 2.0 hours (0.20CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit. Proof of participation will be posted to your NABP CPE profile within 4 to 6 weeks to participants who have successfully completed the post-test (score of 70% or higher). Participants will have 3 opportunities to pass the post-test. Participants must participate in the entire presentation and complete the course evaluation to receive continuing pharmacy education credit.
Knowledge Based Activity
Course release date 8/15/2018
Course expires 8/15/2021
Nursing continuing education credit
Educational Review Systems is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Alabama State Nursing Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider # 5-115. This program is approved for 2 hours of continuing nursing education.
Educational Review Systems is also approved for nursing continuing education by the state of California, the state of Florida and the District of Columbia.
Course release date: 9/26/2018
Course expiration date: 9/26/2020
|Activity Number||Credit Amount||Accreditation Period|
|0535-0000-18-009-H01-P||0.2 CEUs||August 15, 2018 - August 15, 2021|