Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine banner Click here for the Department of Pediatrics Home Page Click here for the UC Irvine Home Page Click here for the School of Medicine Home Page
 
 
 
 

DR. STEVEN C. SCHACHTER

Steven C. Schacter, MD
Professor of Neurology,
Harvard Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
Chief Academic Officer
Center for Integration of Medicine & Innovative Technology

UC IRVINE FEATURED SPEAKING EVENTS

SPECIAL SAMUELI CENTER LECTURE:
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22ND, 2013, 3:30pm
Medical Education Building, Telemedicine Theatre (Room B001)

"Integrative Therapies for Epilepsy: The Evidence Base"

Many of the nearly 1.5 million Americans with epilepsy who live with ongoing seizures or disabling medication side effects turn to complementary and alternative therapies. This presentation will review these therapies and summarize the evidence base for their use.  

8TH ANNUAL CME ACCREDITED SYMPOSIUM: 
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23RD, 2013, 7:30am-3:00pm
Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach

"Epilepsy in Modern Life: Classic & Alternative Approaches"

This symposium will introduce healthcare professionals and patients to a wide spectrum of therapies for people with epilepsy. The first theme of the symposium will focus on the influence of stress on epilepsy, as well as complementary and alternative treatments. The second theme will address individualized approaches to treat epilepsy, including cognitive training will be integrated into a comprehensive treatment plan. The overarching goal of the symposium is to provide insight and strategy to enhance the quality of life and cognitive function of people with epilepsy. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify patients who continue to have disabling seizures despite antiepileptic drug treatment and refer them to an epilepsy center for other treatment options, such as epilepsy surgery
  • Assess the most recent pharmacologic guidelines for the treatment of epilepsy and incorporate them into their practice
  • Recognize the scope and use of complementary and alternative medical therapies for diet, exercise, memory improvement and sleep

Flyer & Registration >>

Other CME Opportunities >>