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Grand Rounds: Adherence and Self-Management in Pediatric Epilepsy

10-09-2020

By Avani Modi, PhD , Pediatric Psychologist, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH


Objectives (Educational Content) :

1. Describe adherence rates and adherence barriers in pediatric epilepsy. 2. Summarize the consequences of non-adherence. 3. Summarize existing and newly developed interventions to improve adherence behaviors.

Target Audience:

General pediatricians, family physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, social workers, psychologists and nurses

Identified Gap:

New information is available to manage epilepsy in the pediatric patient.

Estimated Time to Complete the Educational Activity:

1 hour

Expiration Date for CME Credit:

10-08-2021

Method of Physician Participation in the Learning Process:

The learner will view the presentation, successfully complete a post-test and complete an activity evaluation.

Evaluation Methods:

All learners must successfully complete a post-test, as well as an activity evaluation, to claim CME credit.

Disclosure:

Dr. Modi has indicated that she has no relevant financial interest in any pharmaceutical or medical device company and that this activity was developed independent of commercial interest.

Accreditation Statement:

Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CHMCA designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 125 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 

Bibliography:

Modi, A.C., Guilfoyle, S.M, Mann, K., & Rausch, J.R. (2016). A Pilot Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial to Improve Antiepileptic Drug Adherence in Young Children with Epilepsy. Epilepsia, 7(3), e69-75. doi: 10.1111/epi.13289. PMCID: PMC4783218.

Modi, A.C. & Driscoll, K.A. (2020). Adherence and Self-Management in Pediatric Populations. Cambridge: Elsevier S&T Books, Academic Press.

Modi, A.C., Rausch, J.R., & Glauser, T.A. (2011). Patterns of Non-Adherence to Antiepileptic Drug Therapy in Children with Newly Diagnosed Epilepsy. JAMA, 305(16), 1669-1676. doi: 10.1001/jama.2011.506. PMCID: PMC3480079.