Interests: Epilepsy / Management / Clinical Management
Epilepsy is the most common serious brain disorder worldwide, with no age, racial, social, national or geographic boundaries: There are 40-50 million sufferers in the world today, 85% of whom live in developing countries. An estimated 2 million new cases occur each year globally At least 50% of cases begin at childhood or adolescence 70-80% of people with epilepsy could lead normal lives if properly treated in developing countries 60-90% of people with epilepsy receive no treatment due to inadequacies in healthcare resources and delivery and due to social stigma Epilepsy has serious physical, psychological and social consequences. It has a significant excess mortality (four times the expected rate in young adults). There is a further hidden burden associated with stigma and discrimination in the community, school, workplace and home.
General practitioners and specialists other than neurologists who have an interest in epilepsy.
Distance education through a comprehensive self-study guide developed by experts in the field supported by an interactive contact session.
This course will cover the following modules:
Participants are assessed through means of a multiple-choice questionnaire. Participants have 3 months to complete the assessment.
Accredited according to the HPCSA’s Medical and Dental Board Guidelines for Healthcare Professionals for 8 CEU’s on Level 2
To qualify for a certificate of completion for this short course, participants should fully attend the workshop and successfully complete the Assessment process.
R 2 470.00 (Inclusive of all VAT and Taxes where applicable)
Course dates and venue to be confirmed. For more information please see contact details below.
Dr. Margot Uys
Tel: 012 816 9000
Fax: 086 502 5688
Address: PO Box 75324, Lynnwood Ridge, 0040