Educational Objectives: By the end of the activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Apply evidence based practice about care for medically-refractory epilepsy patients into individual practice during pre-surgical evaluations for these patients.
  2. Examine the results of evidence based practice with the Epilepsy Surgery team (radiology, neurology, surgeons) in order to improved patient care.

Target Audience: Physician Focus: Radiologists, Neurologists, Surgeons

Planners (varies): Josiah Ambrose, MD, Neurologist, KP Redwood City; Yang, Sua, NP, KP Redwood City

Faculty/Speakers (varies):

Dr. Josiah Ambrose, RWC/KP Neurologist
Sua Yang NP, RWC/KP Neuroscience
Dr. Shahram Amina RWC/KP Epidemiologist
Dr. Erika Pietzsch RWC/KP Epidemiologist
Dr. John Kuratani RWC/KP Epidemiologist
Dr. Leo Chen RWC/KP Epidemiologist
Dr. Ning Zhong RWC/KP Epidemiologist
Dr. Sharon McDaniel RWC/KP Epidemiologist

CME Staff: Alvin Ting, MD; Julia Carranza, CME Coordinator


1. American Epilepsy Society

2. Epilepsy Foundation

3. National Association of Epilepsy Centers Guidelines:

4. Academy of Neurology Clinical Practice Guidelines: Epilepsy

Disclosure Statement: 

The  regular presenters and program planners of this case conference have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interest (s). The CME Department has reviewed their disclosure information for the planner(s) and/or committee / faculty or this program and they do not have relationships that present a relevant financial conflict of interest.

Accreditation Statement:

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Redwood City is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Statement:

The Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Redwood City designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Redwood City takes responsibility for the content , quality and scientific integrity of this CME Activity .

Kaiser Permanente does not endorse any brand-name products.

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Session date: 
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Kaiser Permanente
1100 Veterans Blvd
20 A/B
Redwood City, CA 94063
United States
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 2.00 Geriatrics
  • 2.00 Radiologic Technology
    x-ray use or diagnosis

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