Epilepsy: Using Advances in Genetic Testing to Improve Patient Care



About this Webinar

Date: Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Author: Perry, M. Scott, MD
Medical Director
Epilepsy Monitoring Unit and Genetic Epilepsy Clinic
Cook Children’s Medical Center
Fort Worth, Texas
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Category: CE Credit, Webinar

Description: One of the leading epilepsy experts, M. Scott Perry, MD, discusses Epilepsy and the importance of understanding the genetic factors that may impact diagnosis and treatment options.

Program Objectives:
At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
-- Recognizing clinical situations for which genetic testing provides etiology and may alter treatment
-- Discuss the clinical features, prognosis, evaluation and treatment of epilepsies associated with genetic mutations
-- List how genetic testing impacts prognosis and/or treatment
-- Describe genes which may directly cause or modify presentation in epilepsy syndromes
ASCLS P.A.C.E.® credits available to laboratory professionals through November 6, 2014.