Internet Live Course Webinar: 2020 University of Louisville Headache and Epilepsy Symposium - September 19, 2020

The University of Louisville 2020 Headache and Epilepsy Symposium is hosted by the University Of Louisville Department Of Neurology and will focus will be on management of common headache and seizure disorders, an area within neurology which is quite common, can be perplexing for providers, and has undergone significant recent advances.
When Sep 19, 2020
from 07:50 AM to 02:00 PM
Where Online
Contact Name
Contact Phone 502-852-3285
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Target Audience
Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Neurodiagnostic Technicians, Allied Health Professionals, Residents and Students

Saturday September 19, 2020

7:50 – 8:00am            
Welcome and Introduction

8:00 – 8:45am            
Headache and Epilepsy Comorbidity
Siddarth Kapoor, MD

8:45 – 9:30am
Seizure Classification/semiology
M. Steve Evans, MD

9:30 – 9:40am            
Break, QA Session-1

9:45 – 10:30am
Migraine Preventive Therapies
Robert Kaniecki, MD

10:30 – 11:15am    
Women and Epilepsy
Lindsay Higdon, MD

11:15 – 11:25am
Break, QA Session-2

11:30 – 12:15pm
Pseudotumor Cerebri/IIH
Deborah Friedman, MD

12:15 – 1:00pm
Psychiatric Co-Morbidities in Epilepsy
Amir Arain, MD

1:00 – 1:45pm
Acute Migraine Therapies
Michael K. Sowell, MD

1:45 – 2:00pm    
Break, QA Session-3

Evaluation and Adjournment

Course Directors
Michael K. Sowell, MD, FAHS
Professor of Neurology
Associate in Pediatrics
Director, University of Louisville Comprehensive Headache Program
Director, University of Louisville Child Neurology Residency Program
President, Commonwealth Neurological Society

 Vishwanath Sagi, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

Participating Faculty
Amir Arain, MD
Department of Neurology
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT

Steve Evans, MD
Director, Epilepsy Division
Department of Neurology
University of Louisville

Deborah Friedman, MD, FAHS
Professor of Neurology and Therapeutics
UT Southwestern
Dallas, TX

Lindsay Higdon, MD    
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA

Robert Kaniecki, MD, FAHS
Associate Professor of Neurology
University of Pittsburgh Headache Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Siddharth Kapoor, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Director, Headache Medicine
Director, UK Epilepsy Network
Program Director, Headache Medicine Fellowship
Adult Epileptologist
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in this activity, participants should be able to:

1. Properly identify seizure comorbidities in patients with epilepsy and manage these conditions.
2. Properly evaluate and manage women with epilepsy.
3. Recognize new seizure classifications and semiology types to better diagnose seizures.
4. Identify the new therapies for acute treatment of migraine.
5. Identify the preventive treatment of migraine
6. Appropriately evaluate and manage pseudotumor cerebri.

Continuing Education Credit
 Physician Credit
- The University of Louisville Continuing Medical Education office designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses - This program has been approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing for 7.2 continuing education credits through University of Louisville Hospital, provider number 4-0068-7-20-1176. The Kentucky Board of Nursing approval of an individual nursing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content.

 The University of Louisville School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Special Services

All individuals are encouraged to participate. To request disability arrangements, please contact , at (502) 852-3285 at least 14 days prior to the date of this program. Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof.


CLICK HERE for a copy of the course brochure (Under Development)

Registration Fees: 

Registration for this event is free. Advance registration is required to receive your webinar instructions before the conference.

CLICK HERE to Register for this Conference
The webinar instructions will be emailed to you before the activity begins so you are able to prepare your system for this event by performing a system check.

Exhibit/Sponsorship Information
Headache and Epilepsy Symposium 2020 Sponsorship Levels

Silver level sponsorship $1,500
Gold level sponsorship $3,000
Platinum level sponsorship $5,000

For questions about sponsorship levels please contact , at (502) 852-3285.

CLICK HERE to Pay for your Symposium Sponsorship

We thank our supporting and exhibiting companies for their participation in the 2020 University of Louisville Headache and Epilepsy Symposium!

A final listing of supporters and exhibitors will be available at the webinar.