ACT Branch CPD Event - Approaches to refractory epilepsy

6:00pm Tuesday, 30 April 2019
7:30pm Tuesday, 30 April 2019
Branch CPD Event
Function rooms 1 & 2, ground level Lewisham Building, Calvary Hospital
Cnr Belconnen Way & Haydon Drive
Bruce, Australian Capital Territory 2617

This presentation will discuss the pathophysiology and clinical presentation of refractory epilepsy, and how it is diagnosed.  The pharmacological and non-pharmacological management of refractory epilepsy will be reviewed.

Refereshments will be available from 5:30pm followed by 6:00pm lecture start

Learning objectives:

  • Describe the aetiology and pathophysiology of refractory epilepsy
  • Describe clinical presentation and diagnosis of refractory epilepsy
  • Evaluate the management and treatment options of refractory epilepsy


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Contact Information

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Dr Shaun Zhai, MB ChB (Otago), FRACP, Staff Specialist & Consultant Neurologist, Calvary Public Hospital

Competency Standards:

Standard 3.1.2 Assess medication management practices and needs

Standard 3.3.1 Undertake a clinical review

Standard 3.3.2 Apply clinical review findings to improve health outcomes

Standard 3.5.1 Review trends in medicine use

National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016 



This activity has been accredited for 1 hour of Group-1 CPD (or 1 CPD credit), suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan.  The accreditation number is S2019/19