CME on “Epilepsy update - II 2017” was organized by Department of Pediatrics in collaboration with IAP- Pune on 11th March 2017 at the College. The CME was conducted at College Auditorium, Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm.
Around 103 delegates attended the program from around Pune city. The dignitaries who graced the inaugural ceremony were Dr. Amarjit Singh, Principal Director and CEO, Dr. Vatsalaswamy - Medical Director, Dr. J. S. Bhawalkar, Dean, Dr. S. R. Agarkhedkar, Prof. & HOD, Dr. Rawal, President, IAP-Pune. Dr. J. S. Bhawalkar, Dean appreciated the initiative taken by the Department.
The program started with a welcome address and opening note by Dr. Sandeep Patil Pediatrics Neurologist and organizing secretary. The first session of the CME covered the basic approach to epilepsy in children and benign epilepsy syndromes. The second and 3rd session covered epileptic encephalopathies, patient’s management of refractory epilepsy and discussed various interesting cases. Post lunch session was mainly on surgical management and other newer modalities of management for epilepsy and a panel discussion based on case scenarios and practical problems in the field of management of epilepsy in children.