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Introduction to Epilepsy and Seizures06/20/2011
Patient and Caregiver Education Phone Conference
Sponsored by Epilepsy Centers of Excellence & Employee Education System
"Introduction to Epilepsy and Seizures"
Thursday June 30, 2011
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pacific Time
Nina Garga, MD Epileptologist, Epilepsy Center of Excellence
San Francisco VA Medical Center
Patients and Caregivers can participate by phone by dialing:
Dial In: 1-800-767-1750 Access Code: 45129
Description: The Epilepsy Center of Excellence and the Employee Education System are proud to announce a series of audio conferences providing education and training to VA patients and caregivers to improve the health and well-being of Veteran patients with epilepsy and other seizure disorders.
1. Identify what is a seizure and what is epilepsy, and how they differ.
2. Identify the different types of seizures.
3. Identify what causes seizures and how to respond when an individual has a seizure.
4. Understand when to seek treatment of epilepsy and seizures from a healthcare provider.
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