Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital – IRCCS, Rome – Italy
With the endorsement of
International League against Epilepsy
Commission on European Affairs/ European Advisory Council
Lega Italiana Contro l’Epilessia
4th Residential International Course on Drug Resistant Epilepsies
May 7 – 13, 2017
Tagliacozzo (AQ), Italy
The Department of Neuroscience of Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital – IRCCS, Rome – Italy with the endorsement of the Commission on European Affairs (CEA), and Italian Chapter of ILAE (Lega Italiana contro l’Epilessia – LICE) is presenting the educational initiative – “Drug Resistant Epilepsies – Residential International Course” that will take place in Tagliacozzo (AQ) in the surroundings of Rome. It is given in English.
The Course is planned from May 7 to 13, 2017.
This course is clinically – oriented, targeted to specialists at the second and third level of epilepsy
care and focused on comprehensive aspects of diagnosis and treatment of children and adults with
epilepsy. It also includes the basic sciences in clinical epileptology issues and comprehensive care
and rehabilitation of patients with epilepsy.
The faculty consists of leading European epileptologists. The faculty members give lectures on the
clinically relevant aspects on epileptology and conduct interactive case discussions and/or tutorials
on different topics. The working groups are supposed to be an integral part of the course.
Didactic cases provided by tutors and case reports prepared by participants are planned to be
discussed in small group of participants.
Specialists in neurology, psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, paediatric neurology, paediatrics, clinical
neurophysiology and psychology are welcome to apply.
The course is limited to a maximum of 36 applicants to allow an optimal level of interaction with the faculty members. Applicants should submit together with the application form, an updated CV, a short abstract with a case report to be discussed during the course, and a recommendation letter signed by his-her head of department or head of research lab.
Registration fee: 1000 Euro + VAT. It includes accommodation (in twin room), full board and access to all the educational activities (lectures, tutorials, case discussions, working groups, return transfer to Rome at scheduled times).
Fifty percent discount will be applied to a limited number of applicants that fulfill the following requirements:
- Age under 40 years at the time of the Course (8th of May)
- CV and short case report
For further information and updates, please visit the ILAE web site (section: “Upcoming congresses and meetings”) :
Please send application form, attachments and case reports by January 15, 2017, to
Manuela Morandini: firstname.lastname@example.org
Federico Vigevano: email@example.com
Nicola Specchio: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Organizing Committee:
Federico Vigevano, Nicola Specchio
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