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The Children’s Hospital at Westmead

Corner of Hawkesbury Road and Hainsworth Street

Westmead, NSW 2145

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Inviting GPs, paediatric neurologists, trainees and allied health professionals to learn about Acute brain Inflammation: what not to miss.

About this Event

  • Our annual update is on again. Same time, same place, great topic.

We'll look at epilepsy and first seizure diagnosis and management; explore how smartphones can help you stay savvy with ‘spot’ diagnoses; and discuss diagnosis and management of abnormal behaviour, eye movements, gait, jerks and gyrations.

When and where

  • When: Wednesday 13 November 2019
  • When: 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • Where: The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Lorimer Dods Lecture Theatre, Level four

Here's the program

8.55am-9am: Welcome and introductory—Richard WebsterSession 1: Acute brain inflammation – what not to miss

  • 9am-9.30am: Central nervous system demyelinating conditions—Andrew Kornberg
  • 9.30am-10am: Infectious conditions of the brain—Phillip Britton
  • 10am-10.30am: Acute encephalopathy with seizures (AESD)—Chris Troedson
  • 10.30am-11am: Neuroimaging – which sequences and why—Robert Goetti

11am-11.30am: Morning tea

Session 2: Epilepsy diagnoses and management – update on diagnostic pathways, drugs and genes

  • 11.30am-12pm: First presentation of seizure: afebrile vs febrile—Sachin Gupta
  • 12pm-12.30pm: Childhood epilepsies – ILAE classification, drugs and genes—Simone Ardern-Holmes
  • 12.30pm-1pm: The teenager with epilepsy – what are the issues? —Annie Bye

1pm-1.45pm: Lunch

Session 3: Smartphone neurology –staying savvy with spot diagnoses and electronic resources

  • 1.45pm-2.10pm: Look Doc, I got it on video – things you’ll see and diagnose (benign conditions)—Shekeeb Mohammad
  • 2.10pm-2.35pm: Is this movement normal? (depends on who you ask)—Russell Dale
  • 2.35pm-3pm: Electronic devices: be smart and use neurology resources for paediatricians, children and families—Denise Chan

3pm-3.20pm Afternoon tea

Session 4: Interpreting clinical signs in childhood epilepsies

  • 3.20pm-4pm: Clinical Cases – is it a seizure? What type, syndrome, aetiology? What will you do?—Simone Ardern-Holmes

4pm Close

Please email Scott Day if you have questions regarding registration or the program.

You can also call on (02) 9845 2667 during business hours.

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Corner of Hawkesbury Road and Hainsworth Street

Westmead, NSW 2145

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