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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


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 


CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE PRESENTATIONS:

- Introduction to Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) by Lorna Myers, Ph.D.
- The Diagnosis of Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures from the neurological and psychiatric perspectives by Deepti Anbarasan, M.D.
- Treating Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures with psychotherapy by Paola Bailey, Psy.D.
- How to manage your psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (and others) by Dr. Lorna Myers, Ph.D.
- Patients with psychological trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and PNES: treatment recommendations - Lorna Myers, Ph.D 


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