Multidisciplinary Care of the Critical Care Patient with Seizures

Neurology
Curriculum:
Seizures in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Credits:
0.5 ACPE 0.5 ANCC Contract Hours 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Launch Date:
21-Sep-17
Expiration Date:
The accreditation for this activity has expired.

Primary Audience:

Multidisciplinary Care of the Critical Care Patient with Seizures

Relevant Terms:

Stephen Hantus, MD

Stephen Hantus, MD  
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director of the Continuous Electroencephalogram (EEG) monitoring and Epilepsy Consult Service
Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Center
Cleveland, Ohio

 
Stephen Hantus, MD is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine and Director of the Continuous Electroencephalogram (EEG) monitoring and Epilepsy Consult Service at the Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Center in Cleveland, Ohio. He received his medical degree from Medical College of Georgia where he also completed his Internal Medicine Residency. He completed a Neurology Residency and a Clinical Neurophysiology/Epilepsy Fellowship at Cleveland Clinic. His interest includes continuous EEG monitoring in the critical care setting, treatment of status epilepticus, and the surgical management of epilepsy.
 
 
 
 
 
 

​Sahar F. Zafar, MBBS

Sahar F. Zafar, MBBS
Instructor in Neurology, Director, MGH/BWH/Harvard Training Program in Neurocritical Care
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Sahar Zafar, MD is the Director of the Massachusetts General Hospital / Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School Neurocritical Care Fellowship Program, and faculty in the Department of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. She received her medical degree from the Aga Khan University, Karachi Pakistan, and completed her Neurology Residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. She received her Neurocritical Care training at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital, followed by a Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. Her clinical and research interests focus on critical care electroencephalogram (EEG) monitoring, understanding the impact of seizures and pathologic EEG patterns on outcomes, and optimizing treatment strategies.
 
 
1. Compare the individual agents, pharmacokinetics, adverse events, and dosing considerations to create individualized treatment plans for epilepsy
2. Employ multidisciplinary care in the ICU for patients with or at risk for acute seizures

CME Credit provided by The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
 

Physicians: Accreditation for Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare. The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation Statement: The Society of Critical Care Medicine designates this enduring educational activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
 
Physician Assistants: The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 0.5 Category 1 credits for completing this activity.
 
Pharmacists: The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) is accredited by the Accreditation 
Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education. This course (0236-9999-17-303-H01-P) provides up to 0.5 contact hours of continuing education. SCCM reports to a continuing pharmacy education (CPE) tracking service, CPE Monitor, using your National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) member number and date of birth. You are responsible for providing accurate information to SCCM  and submitting your data within 60 days from participating in the activity. CPE Monitor will authenticate and store data for completed CPE units received by pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.
 
CE Credit provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare- Activity is jointly-provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM).
 
Nurses
AKH, Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is awarded 0.5 Contact Hours.
 
Method of Participation Statements of credit will be awarded based on the participant reviewing the entire presentation, scoring a 70% on the post test, and completing and submitting an activity evaluation. A statement of credit will be available upon completion of an online evaluation/claimed credit form. You must participate in the entire activity to receive credit. If you have questions about this CE activity, please contact AKH Inc. at tbrignoni@akhcme.com
 
Faculty Disclosures
Dr. Hantus discloses no financial relationships with pharmaceutical or medical product manufacturers.
 
Dr. Zafar discloses no financial relationships with pharmaceutical or medical product manufacturers.
 
Accredited Provider Disclosure
STAFF/REVIEWERS
Margaret V. Clark, MSc, RN, RRT - NPS, CMPP, Medical Writer/Interviewer, discloses no financial relationships with pharmaceutical or medical product manufacturers.
 
Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN, Lead Nurse Planner, discloses no financial relationships with pharmaceutical or medical product manufacturers.
 
SCCM and AKH Inc, planners and reviewers have disclosed no financial relationships with pharmaceutical or medical product manufacturers.
 
Commercial Support 
This activity is supported by an educational grant from UCB, Inc.
 
Fee
There is no fee to participate in this activity
 
Disclaimer
This course is designed solely to provide the healthcare professional with information to assist in his/her practice and professional development and is not to be considered a diagnostic tool to replace professional advice or treatment. The course serves as a general guide to the healthcare professional, and therefore, cannot be considered as giving legal, nursing, medical, or other professional advice in specific cases. AKH Inc. specifically disclaim responsibility for any adverse consequences resulting directly or indirectly from information in the course, for undetected error, or through participant's misunderstanding of the content.
 
Disclosure of Unlabeled Use and Investigational Product
This educational activity may include discussion of uses of agents that are investigational and/or unapproved by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
 
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