This section of epilepsy.com is devoted to assisting the professional community with reliable information and resources to diagnose, treat, and support people living with epilepsy and their families. We will be updating this section in the coming months with more resources for your personal learning and care of people with epilepsy and their families.
Some of the Information You'll Find Here
Find an overview of diagnosing and treating seizures and epilepsy in adults. This program is designed to help health care providers who work on the front line – the people who first see a person suspected of having had a seizure. Whether you are responsible for the initial diagnosis and treatment or for referring the person to the appropriate provider or facility, these resources can help you provide quality epilepsy care.
Find an overview of the new American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and American Epilepsy Society (AES) guideline on SUDEP, including its purpose, how it was developed, and a summary of what it says.
Find a series of audio podcasts with thought leaders and newsmakers in the field of epilepsy on a range of seizure-related topics.
Find a monthly series of lectures covering a wide variety of epilepsy-related topics presented by renowned speakers. Presented in partnership with George Washington University, the goal of the series is to provide education for the attendees to improve their knowledge, competence, and clinical performance.
Every two years, the Epilepsy Foundation holds its Pipeline Conference to bring together decision-makers with a stake in the field of epilepsy treatment, therapeutic innovation, and product development. Learn about the next conference here.
Presented in partnership with the American Epilepsy Society, find new and important information addressing epilepsy care and research. Links to additional content and resources from the Foundation and AES are highlighted for each topic area to help visitors navigate the complexity of managing the modern patient with epilepsy and find more in-depth content and educational programs to fit your needs.
Find a series of webcasts and weblinks covering the diagnosis, treatment, and safe care of people living with epilepsy.