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CME / ABIM MOC

Case Conversations in the Recognition and Management of Seizures in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

  • Authors: Elaine C. Wirrell, MD; E. Martina Bebin, MD, MPA; Colin Roberts, MD, FAES
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 8/23/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 8/23/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 0.50 ABIM MOC points

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion
    • ABIM MOC points

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for neurologists, pediatricians, and primary care physicians.

The goals of this activity are for learners to improve their recognition of seizures related to tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) and to develop an appropriate treatment plan for the management of TSC-related seizures.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Types of seizures associated with TSC
    • Clinical data pertaining to anti-seizure therapies for the management of TSC-related seizures
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Selection of an appropriate anti-seizure medication for the management of TSC-related seizures


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Moderator

  • Elaine C. Wirrell, MD

    Professor and Chair 
    Child and Adolescent Neurology
    Mayo Clinic
    Rochester, Minnesota

    Disclosures

    Elaine C. Wirrell, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.; Eisai
    Research funding from: Biocodex; Jazz Pharmaceuticals; Marinus Pharmaceuticals; Stoke Therapeutics; Takeda; Zogenix

Faculty

  • E. Martina Bebin, MD, MPA

    Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics
    UAB Epilepsy Center
    University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Birmingham, Alabama 

    Disclosures

    E. Martina Bebin, MD, MPA, has the following relevant financial relationships: 
    Consultant or advisor for: GW Pharmaceuticals; Jazz Pharmaceuticals; Neurelis Inc.; Springworks Therapeutics 

  • Colin Roberts, MD, FAES

    Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
    Doernbecher Childhood Epilepsy Program
    Oregon Health and Science University
    Portland, Oregon

    Disclosures

    Colin Roberts, MD, FAES, has no relevant financial relationships.

Editors

  • Frances McFarland, PhD, MA

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Frances McFarland, PhD, MA, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Yoji Yamaguchi, MA, ELS

    Scientific Content Manager, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Yoji Yamaguchi, MA, ELS, has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer

  • Susan L. Smith, MN, PhD

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Susan L. Smith, MN, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has no relevant financial relationships.


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CME / ABIM MOC

Case Conversations in the Recognition and Management of Seizures in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

Authors: Elaine C. Wirrell, MD; E. Martina Bebin, MD, MPA; Colin Roberts, MD, FAESFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 8/23/2022

Valid for credit through: 8/23/2023

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Educational Impact Challenge

The goals of this activity are for learners to improve their recognition of seizures related to tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) and to develop an appropriate treatment plan for the management of TSC-related seizures.

Before you begin this activity, please assess your clinical knowledge by completing this brief survey. Answering these questions again after the activity will allow you to see what you learned and to compare your answers with those of your peers.