Epilepsy Seminar Series

Carl Bazil, M.D., Ph.D.
Columbia University
Sleep and Epilepsy: Importance for Memory
Original Release Date: December 16, 2014
Termination Date: December 16, 2017


The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  1. To review the current understanding of the processes in sleep that affect learning.
  2. To understand the factors affecting quality sleep in patients with epilepsy.
  3. To incorporate an understanding of the above to improve sleep, and therefore cognitive functioning, when treating patients with epilepsy.

Disclosure Statement

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education's Standards for Commercial Support, The George Washington University Office of CEHP (CEHP) requires that all individuals involved in the development of activity content disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interest.  CEHP identifies and resolves all conflicts of interest prior to an individual’s participation in development of content for an educational activity.

The speaker(s) and planners report the following relationships:

  • Carl Bazil, M.D., Ph.D. (Speaker) declares that he has received research support from Eisai and Lundbeck.
  • Mohamad Koubeissi, M.D. (Planner) declares that he has served on the speakers bureau for UCB Pharma and Sunovion.

The following planners/staff report no financial relationships relevant to this activity:

  • Radwa Aly (Staff)
  • Leticia Hall (Staff)

Claiming CME Credit

Upon viewing this web cast, you will receive a link and session code to access the online evaluation. After completing the evaluation, you will be prompted to claim credit and print your certificate.