Course Co-Chairs

Matthew D. Smyth, MD
John Zempel, MD, PhD


Presented By

Neurosurgery and Neurology Departments
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
St. Louis Children's Hospital


Credit Provided By

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis - Continuing Medical Education


Location

Eric P. Newman Education Center
Washington University Medical Center
St. Louis, MO

Learning Objectives

This course is designed to improve understanding of patient selection for SEEG, SEEG technique, and interpretation of SEEG data to improve the care and outcomes of children with medically refractory epilepsy.

At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and select patients that are candidates for SEEG evaluation
  • Describe planning strategies utilizing SEEG software
  • Discuss SEEG implantation technique, strategies and pitfalls
  • Recognize SEEG data interpretation for optimizing patient care during the next step of resective surgery


Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Credits available for this activity:

AMA Credit

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


ANCC

This activity is awarded up to 14.25 ANCC contact hours.