Education

Medical Marijuana and Epilepsy

What to do about the medical use of marijuana (cannabis) as a potential treatment for a number of neurologic conditions, including epilepsy, is a hotly debated issue. There are legal issues surrounding access to cannabis, as well as a lack of scientific research on the usefulness and safety of marijuana as a treatment for seizures. Additionally,…

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Hot Off the Presses!

That’s our James with Emily and Susan Ramza on Capitol Hill with Senator Pat Roberts of Kansas advocating for people with epilepsy! @EFMOKS on the hill for epilepsy thank you for your great advocacy! pic.twitter.com/oYekCPFikp — Epilepsy Foundation (@EpilepsyFdn) March 25, 2014   Here’s Lexi Harmon with Rep. Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri’s 5th District (Kansas…

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Does Your School Nurse Have Up-to-Date Epilepsy Information?

Today our Program Director, James, is at the 24th Annual Kansas School Nurse Conference in Wichita, KS. We are providing educational material and spreading the word about our great programming for school nurses. If your school district is interested in having an educational presentation, please contact our our Kansas City office at 816-444-2800 or our…

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Children with Epilepsy and Comorbid Conditions by Liu Lin Thio, MD, PhD

Introduction All parents want their children to have the highest quality of life possible. The same is true of parents who have a child living with a chronic condition such as epilepsy. Obviously, these children will attain this goal only if the symptoms of their condition are eliminated or at least minimized. However, the symptoms…

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Executive Review by Darla Templeton

Many of you have called the office and talked with Kathleen. Many of you have attended an epilepsy program where Kathleen presented. Many of you have received packets of information from Kathleen. Many of you have gathered at the office and discussed your child’s challenges and Kathleen was there for support. Many of you have…

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Epilepsy Symposium

EFMK is proud to host an educational symposium targeted to physicians, nurses and community health advocates. Top medical and public health professionals will present on epilepsy diagnosis, treatment, psychosocial issues, co-occurring conditions, women’s issues, SUDEP and status epilepticus.

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