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Brain Injury Webinar: Seizures and Head Injuries

Brain Injury Webinar: Seizures and Head Injuries is proudly presented to you by Brain Injury Association of North Carolina's Online Learning Center. Thank you. We hope that you enjoy your course.

Live Webinar Date: 3/16/21 Seizure disorders affect about 1 in 26 people in the United States. Any one of us, at any time, at any age, can develop seizures for any number of reasons. One of the most common causes of seizures in adults is head injuries. This presentation will cover the basics of seizure disorders, including the many different types, etiologies, conditions that mimic seizures, first-aid, and treatment, especially the newer treatments now available. The psychosocial impact of seizures will also be discussed as well.


Patricia Gibson, MSSW, DHL, ACSW is an Associate professor in the Department of Neurology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine where she provides individual, group and family counseling and is actively involved in medical student, nursing, patient and community education. She also serves as Director of the Epilepsy Information Service, a nationwide telephone information line for patients and their family members in operation since 1979.  Ms. Gibson received her Masters’s of Science in Social Work degree from the University of Tennessee. In 2012 she was awarded an honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from Queens University in Charlotte, NC.  Ms. Gibson has organized and conducted numerous state, regional, and more than 40 national and international conferences on epilepsy.  She set up the Epilepsy Medication Fund for the state of North Carolina in 1987 and conducts numerous fundraisers for this Fund.  She has received national and international awards for her work to improve the care of those with epilepsy. She presently serves as the volunteer Executive Director of the Epilepsy Alliance NC. Carolina.


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2021 BIANC Webinar:  Seizures and Head Injuries
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