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This section of 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

Seizures in Adults (Connectors Project)

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.

AAN/AES SUDEP Guideline for Professionals

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.

Videos about Epilepsy and Cannabis

The videos in this series were created by the Epilepsy Foundation to provide information to medical professionals about epilepsy, cannabis, and cannabidiol (a substance in cannabis).

Hallway Conversations

Find a series of audio podcasts with thought leaders and newsmakers in the field of epilepsy on a range of seizure-related topics.

George Washington University Grand Rounds Series

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.

Epilepsy Foundation Pipeline Conferences

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.

Joint Content Partnership with AES

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.

Education Webcasts & Web Links

Find a series of webcasts and weblinks covering the diagnosis, treatment, and safe care of people living with epilepsy.

About Epilepsy & Seizures

This section contains resources to learn about seizure types, including the 2017 International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) Classification of Seizure Types. Also find information about epilepsy syndromes, the psychiatric and behavioral aspects of epilepsy, and the relationship between hormones and epilepsy.

Professional Epilepsy Organizations
The American Epilepsy Society (AES) promotes research and education for professionals dedicated to the prevention, treatment and cure of epilepsy. Members are comprised of clinicians and researchers investigating basic and clinical aspects of epilepsy as well as other health care professionals interested in seizure disorders:
The International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) is a global association of physicians and other health care professionals. Its mission is to provide the highest quality of care and well-being for those afflicted with the condition and related seizure disorders.
The National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) serves as the unified voice for epilepsy centers across the United States. NAEC works with the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) to provide practice costs of office-based epilepsy services. They also advocate for increased Federal support for epilepsy programs and health care policies benefiting people with epilepsy as well as a multitude of other services.

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