Epilepsy is commonly associated with cognitive disturbances, and the medications used to control seizures may also result in cognitive changes. Medications that affect cognition, either positively or negatively, will be discussed with their effects. This course is open captioned.
Course created on July 28, 2016
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the difference between seizures and epilepsy.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the complexity of seizure classification and treatment.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 2-3 cognitive and linguistic effects of antiepilepsy drug (AED) treatments.
|5-10 Minutes||Seizures and Epilepsy|
|10-20 Minutes||Treatment options|
|20-35 Minutes||Adverse effects of AED Treatment|
|35-55 Minutes||Other effects of AED Treatment|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q&A|
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Rima Abou-Khalil, PhD, CCC-SLP
Rima Abou-Khalil received her Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University in 2003. She is currently a faculty member at Vanderbilt University with clinical and research interests in acquired neurogenic disorders.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in partnership with Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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