This unit covers advanced aspects of diagnostic electroencephalography, including the specific technical requirements for continuous video EEG monitoring, seizure recognition during invasive EEG monitoring, current techniques in cortical mapping of seizures and their utility in tailored cortical resection.
Online learning, webinars and/or discussion forums, 2 day face-to-face workshop (compulsory).
Online quizzes (20%); 2x short essays (20%); clinical case discussions (10%); participation in the generation and peer review of assessment items (10%); online exam (40%)
Niedermeyer, E., Schomer, D. L., Lopes da Silva, F. H, & Ovid Technologies, I. (2011). Niedermeyer's electroencephalography: Basic principles, clinical applications, and related fields (6th ed.). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Health; Sirven, J. I., & Stern, J. M. (2011). Atlas of video-EEG monitoring (1st ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; Wyllie, E., Gidal, B. E., & Ovid Technologies, I. (2015). Wyllie's treatment of epilepsy: Principles and practice (6th ed.). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.
It is strongly recommended that students who do not have 1 - 2 years EEG experience complete CLNP5002 prior to enrolment in this unit of study. Internal Medicine students may request special permission to enrol in this unit of study.