Events & News

Events & News

All year long, the Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group promotes epilepsy education for patients, their caregivers, medical treatment staff, and the general public. Team Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group participates in several epilepsy walks and many different fundraising activities that directly benefit the national or local epilepsy foundations and advocacy societies. Check out our upcoming schedule and you may find an activity that interests you.

Sixth Annual Conference on Psychogenic non epileptic seizures (PNES) for patients, family and health care professionals

Sixth Annual Conference on Psychogenic non epileptic seizures (PNES) for patients, family and health care professionals

Date: October 19, 2019

Time: 9AM-3PM

Location: The Roger Smith Hotel
501 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York, 10017
Metro: New York, NY

Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES): An Introduction
Seminar Code: NREG-002
Presenter(s): Lorna Myers, Ph.D., Paola Bailey, Psy.D., and Deepti Anbarasan, M.D.

Pricing Information: Continuing Education Credits (5): $40.00 
There is no conflict of interest or commercial support for this program.

https://www.academeca.com/CEUReg/SeminarInfo.aspx?seminarId=2760

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REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. 
We look forward to seeing many of you on Saturday, October 19.

PROGRAM:

8:15 - 9:15
 Sign in and Breakfast

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 The diagnosis of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (from neurological and psychiatric perspectives) - Deepti Anbarasan, M.D., NYU & Private Practice

10:45 - 11:30  Treating PNES with psychotherapy - Paola Bailey, Psy.D. Private Practice, New York, NY

11:30 - 12:30 Lunch on your own 

12:30 - 1:15 Patients with psychological trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and PNES: treatment recommendations - Lorna Myers, Ph.D., Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group

1:15 - 2:00 Patients: how to help others manage your PNES? - Lorna Myers, Ph.D., Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group

2:00 - 2:20 Coffee Break   

2:20 - 3:00 Informal round table gathering for audience members who wish to stay behind and continue networking 



Events that were highlighted in the past

AES 2019 - Annual Meeting
Glow Walk and Run for Epilepsy
Day at the Beach
National Epilepsy Walk in Washington, DC
ISSTD 36th Annual Conference
International Epilepsy Day
PNES Special Interest Group at the American Epilepsy Society meeting
Webinar - Diet Therapy in the Treatment of Epilepsy
Glow Walk and Run
Annual Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group conference on Epilepsy and Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures
The 2018 Dravet Syndrome Foundation (DSF) Biennial Family & Professional Conference
2018 Take a Walk in Our Genes
Annual Hudson Valley Stroll for Epilepsy
12th National Epilepsy Walk in Washington, DC
International Epilepsy Day
71st Annual American Epilepsy Society
Annual Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group Symposium
Glow Walk and Run
Braddock Park, North Bergen
Webinar: Supporting students with seizures in school