Overview and Learning Objectives
The program is an opportunity for a wide range of professionals to expand their knowledge and acquire and improve competencies for providing care to patients with epilepsy and related conditions. This course is an intensive 2.5-day course designed to introduce core clinical epilepsy and EEG, as well as cutting edge pre-surgical evaluation techniques for drug resistant (DRE) epilepsies. A didactic and interactive format includes workshops at the end of each day to encourage audience participation.

Target Audience:
Neurologists, neurocritical care specialists, psychiatrists, neurosurgeons, internal medicine and family practice physicians, advance practice providers, technologists, and trainees in these disciplines.


Alexandra Urban, MD, FAAN, FAES
Course Co-Director
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Division
Associate Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, Department of Neurology
Director, Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowships

Anto Bagic, MD, PhD, FAES, FACNS
Course Co-Director
Professor of Neurology and Chief of Epilepsy Division
Director, UPMC Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU)
Director, University of Pittsburgh Comprehensive Epilepsy Center (UPCEC)
Director, UPMC MEG Epilepsy Program
Chief Scientific Advisor, MEG Research
Past President, American Clinical MEG Society (ACMEGS)
Adjunct Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)
 
CME Accreditation and Designation
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh 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.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 19.75 contact hours.

Physician Assistant (AAPA)
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 19.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Other Healthcare Professionals
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

ASET CEUs
ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society has granted 19.5 Continuing Education Units [ASET-CEUs] for this program. Such crediting, however, should not be construed by program participants as an endorsement of any type of instruments or supplies mentioned or involved in these presentations.

Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by calling 412-647-3450.

This program is presented by Procirca in conjunction with the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurology and The Center for Clinical Neurophysiology.

Tuition
$350 for physicians (CME credits)
$200 for non-physicians (CEU credits)
This course is offered as a hybrid model, with Online (Zoom) and In-person options available. Tuition is the same for both.
All course lectures will be recorded and made available for all attendees via Google Drive for one year after the course.

Questions?
Contact Josh Sunderlin
Course Coordinator
Ctr for Clinical Neurophysiology
Phone: 412-647-3450
Email: sunderlinj@procirca.com

Cancellation Policy
Registration fee is 100% refundable up until June 8, 2022.
Registration fee is 50% refundable up to 15 days prior to the start date of the course.
If you cancel within 15 days of the start of the course, NO REFUNDS will be granted.