The 2018 Iowa Seizure Smart Conference was held October 27th, in Iowa City featuring various epilepsy experts educating on a variety of topics.
2018 CONFERENCE SPEAKERS & TOPICS
Epilepsy Foundation’s Research Programs: Driving Innovation for Impact on Outcomes – Dr. Brandy Fureman
New Considerations in Management for Refractory Epilepsy – Dr. Gena Ghearing
Updates in Cannabinoids for Epilepsy – Dr. Michael Ciliberto
SUDEP: What Is It and How Can It Be Prevented – Dr. George Richerson
Preoperative Assessment of Children and Adults with Epilepsy – Dr. Brian Dlouhy
CHILDREN’S EDUCATION SESSION
We held Studio E: The Epilepsy Art Program, along with music therapy. Studio E builds a sense of community and connection, gives a voice to kids with epilepsy and helps kids connect with other kids their age who also experience epilepsy. Studio E is a program in partnership with the Epilepsy Foundation, Lundbeck and OWP Pharmaceuticals.
COMMUNITY RESOURCE FAIR
A Community Resource Fair was held at the conference with social service organizations who had various resources relating to treatment options, employment, transportation, housing & other informational materials for our attendees. Exhibitors benefited from immediate access to attendees, as well as from learning valuable information about epilepsy which will help them better serve their consumers with epilepsy.