​Name of the activity

6th Qatar International Epilepsy Course ​

Kind of activity

Hybrid (face to face and online webinar)


25th-27th April 2024

Venue (Face to face)

Bayt Al Diyafah, Hamad Medical City

About the epilepsy School

As usual this year, the Epilepsy School will provide Neurologists, Neurology residents, fellows as well as other MDs and epilepsy care givers from HMC and Qatar, and from elsewhere, with a comprehensive Epilepsy educational Program. The participants will learn all recent advances in Epilepsy including clinical, imaging and treatment of Patients with Epilepsy and Status Epilepticus from leading epileptologists experts based in Qatar and the rest of the world.

Objective of the course

​At the conclusion of this course participants will learn about:

  • Focal and generalized epilepsies.
  • Idiopathic and symptomatic epilepsies
  • Autoimmune Epilepsies
  • EEG Monitoring in the diagnosis of epilepsy
  • Epilepsy in Qatar
  • Epilepsy surgery in Drug Resistant Epilepsy
  • Psychiatric comorbidities in epilepsy
  • Epilepsy in Women and in elderly
  • Epilepsy in the digital era
  • Classification of status epilepticus
  • Psychogenic non epileptic seizures
  • Generic substitution to Antiseizure Medications
  • Principles of neuro-imaging in Epilepsy
  • Management of epilepsy and use of antiseizure medications
  • Precision Medicine in epilepsy
  • How to diagnose epilepsy when EEG and MRI are normal
  • Surgical procedures and indications for pre-operative assessment for epilepsy surgery
  • Artificial intelligence and epilepsy diagnosis and treatment

Activity Code: HGI-02-MED-P978

This activity is an Accredited Group Learning Activity Category 1 as defined by the Ministry of Public Health’s Department of Healthcare Professions - Accreditation Section and is approved for a maximum of 25 hours.