Latest Continuum Audio Offers Expert Discussion on Epilepsy

May 1, 2013

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The latest edition of Continuum® Audio features series Co–Associate Editor Ralph Józefowicz, MD, FAAN, leading a panel of experts in discussions involving the diagnosis, management, and treatment of epilepsy.

The AAN's CME audio program consists of four one–hour issues released biweekly in partnership with the Audio–Digest Foundation. The first two hours are now available; the second two hours will be available in June.
Topics and experts include:

Hour 1

  • The 2010 Revised Classifications of Seizures and Epilepsy
    John J. Millichap, MD
  • Status Epilepticus
    Lawrence J. Hirsch, MD, FAAN
  • EEG and Epilepsy Monitoring
    Paul Rutecki, MD
  • Neuroimaging in Investigation of Patients with Epilepsy
    Fernando Cendes, MD, PhD

Hour 2

  • Management of Childhood Epilepsy
    Tracy A. Glauser, MD
  • Pregnancy, Epilepsy, and Women's Issues
    Page B. Pennell, MD
  • Epilepsy and Neuropsychological Comorbidities
    Leslie A. Rudzinski, MD

Hour 3

  • Antiepileptic Drug Treatment: New Drugs and New Strategies
    Jacqueline A. French, MD
  • Surgical Treatment of Epilepsy
    John W. Miller, MD, PhD
  • Neurostimulation for Drug–resistant Epilepsy
    Christopher M. De Giorgio, MD
  • Dietary Treatment of Intractable Epilepsy
    Eric H. Kossoff, MD, and
    Mackenzie C. Cervenka, MD

Hour 4

  • Non–epileptic Behavioral Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment
    Selim R. Benbadis, MD
  • Practice Issues: Monitoring and Antiepileptic Drug Safety
    L. James Willmore, MD
  • Ethical Perspectives: Genetic Testing in Children with Epilepsy
    Courtney J. Wusthoff, MD

Continuum Audio includes probing discussions with authors of selected articles published in the official CME journal of the AAN, Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology®.These conversations focus on actual case studies and emphasize important aspects clinicians face in their day to day practices. The topics covered in Continuum Audio mirror the current print issue with new one–hour programs available biweekly. With 24hours of audio programming per year, participants may earn up to 2 AMA PRA Category Credits™ per program (or up to 48 per year).

Each month, Continuum Audio subscribers receive two audio CD programs accompanied by a detailed written summary with educational objectives and test questions. Continuum Audio provides the convenience of listening to programs almost anywhere.

You also can access your content and CME testing on the Audio–Digest website at audiodigest.org or listen to each program through the Continuum Audio app, now available for download to your iPad®, iPhone®, or Android® device. Download the app for free.

Subscriptions for AAN members are $399 per year, a $100 savings from the nonmember rate. Continuum Audio is free for Junior members, who may register for access at www.audiodigest.org/aanjrmember . Single issues,including CME, are $25 per issue. Visit www.aan.com/go/elibrary/continuumaudio to learn more and subscribe.