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Fifth annual conference on psychogenic non epileptic seizures (PNES)
Epilepsy Taking Control - Patient Education Conference

Fifth annual conference on psychogenic non epileptic seizures (PNES)

When: October 20, 2018

Time: 8.30AM-4PM (registration 7.45-8.30)

Where: Malcolm Forbes Auditorium
Morristown Medical Center
100 Madison Ave, Morristown, NJ 07960


Cost: free

Audience: patients, caretakers and professionals who work with them
Breakfast and lunch included

All-day conference on psychogenic non epileptic seizures with informative presentations by epileptologists, neuropsychologists, and psychologists who specialize in PNES.

PNES PROGRAM:
9 - 9:15 Welcome and Program Introduction - Lorna Myers, Ph.D.
9:15 - 10 Introduction to Psychogenic non-epileptic Seizures (PNES) - Lorna Myers, Ph.D., Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group
10 - 10:45 How are psychogenic seizures diagnosed - Christos Lambrakis, M.D., Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group
10:45 - 11 BREAK
11 - 11:45 Psychological trauma, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and PNES - Lorna Myers, Ph.D., Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group
11:45 - 12:30 The neuropsychology of PNES - Robert Trobliger, Ph.D., Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group
12:30 - 1:30 LUNCH
1:30 - 2:15 Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures in Children and Adolescents -- Julia Doss, Psy.D. Minnesota Epilepsy Group
2:15 - 2:30 BREAK
2:30 - 3:30 Psychotherapists: How to treat a patient who has PNES? Patients: how to explain PNES to others? -- Lorna Myers, Ph.D., Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group
3:30 - 4:30 Informal round table gathering for audience members who wish to stay behind and continue networking

We are in the process of applying for continuing education credits for psychologists (will announce when/if this is confirmed)

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