Clinic for Neurology, Clinical Center of Serbia
Str. Dr Subotic 6, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
7th Epilepsy School
Podgorica, November 11-12, 2005.
Epilepsy School has taken place in Iriški venac (near Novi Sad), on June 23-25th, 2005. as an 3-days lasting educational event.
Seventh Epilepsy School was organized by the Yugoslav Union of Leagues Against Epilepsy and co-organized by the Medical School of University in Podgorica. It has taken place in Podgorica during November 11-12, 2005. Educational cyclus of 3 Epilepsy schools yearly was finalized for 2005.
Next Epilepsy School was annaounced for 2006. In addition, an International EEG School will take place in Vrsac, September 29-30,2006.
The 7th school was primarily targeted at applicants interested in epileptology and who wish to refine their skills in the pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of epilepsy in patients, through the different ages. Physicians who are pursuing their training or have specialized in neurology, neuropsychiatry, pediatric neurology, pediatrics, neuroradiology and clinical neurophysiology were welcome to apply.
• Whole day work was planned for November 11- 12, 2005.
• Place: Medical Faculty of University in Podgorica
Organizers: Yugoslav Union of League Against Epilepsy
League Against Epilepsy in Montenegro
Cо-organizer: Medical School of University in Podgorica
Manager of the educative program: Prof.dr Nebojsa JOVIĆ, EUREPA trainer
Moderators: Associate Prof. Ksenija BOŽIĆ, Prof.dr Nebojša JOVIĆ,
Prof.dr Žarko MARTINOVIĆ, Prof.dr Stanko MILIĆ
Prof.dr Mirjana SPASIĆ (in alphabetical order)
School Secretary: Assistent Prof.dr Slavica VUJISIĆ
Co-moderators : dr Nikola VOJVODIĆ, Asist.dr Slavica VUJISIĆ, dr Predrag IGNjATOVIĆ,
dr Bosanka JOCIĆ- JAKUBI, dr Stevo LUKIĆ, dr Petar NIKIĆ i dr Mirjana ČUKIĆ
• Fifth Epilepsy School rallied invited students from Montenegro and Serbia. The course was limited to a maximum of 35 applicants to allow an optimal level of interaction with the trainees. Applicants were selected on the basis of their case report paper submitted
• Scientific programme was provided.
• Pharmaceutical company Sanofi-Aventis and ZorkaPharma (Hemofarm-concern) supported the organization of the 7th School.
• No special promotion of any antiepileptic drug is encouraged during the Epilepsy School.
• Applicants who successfully realized the School program, will receive CERTIFICATE.
• Formal attendance to the presentations was not eligible.
• According to the Credit point system for educational courses with activities with medium size participation and comprising the work in small groups, this 7th Epilepsy School organized by the Yugoslav ILAE Chapter is entitled for certain credit points (CPs).
Short description of activities, list of participants and assigned topics are also available.
Registration fee of 30 Еur (payment should be made in Serbian dinars).
Registration fee for participants include: admission to the Scientific Sessions, School material (Program, Book of Proceedings or Hand-outs), coffee breaks, lunch, get-together reception, gala-dinner and Certificate of attendance.
TOPICS AND LECTURERS
Most common mistakes in diagnosis and therapy of epilepsies in children and adolescents
Prof.dr Žarko Martinović
Therapy of West syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome
Prof.dr Milena Đurić
Treat after the first seizure in childhood?
Are idiopathic generalized epilepsies of childhood benign?
Assoc.Prof.dr Nebojša Jović
Side effects of the antiepileptic drugs
Assoc.Prof.dr Marija Knežević-Pogančev
Treatment of the epileptic status in childhood
Prof.dr Nikola Dimitrijević
New definition and new therapy: better prognostic of the epileptic status
Assoc.Prof.dr Dragoslav Sokić
List of topics was selected upon suggestions maded by students in the Application forms.
Speakers were asked to timely prepare and submit either integral texts or hand-outs of theirs power-point presentations. This material was printed in a form of good quality manual entitled «Developmental Epileptology” and distributed to all applicants before the school.
According to the rules for accreditation of courses, maded by the European Epilepsy Academy, the presentation of each speaker was evaluated. The evaluation sheets were distributed at the entrance and collected after the communications.
Last names are cited in alphabetical order.
Dr Milan BORKOVIĆ, Belgrade
Dr Vesna BRANKOVIĆ-SREĆKOVIĆ, Belgrade
Dr Mirjana ČVOROVIĆ-DIVOVIĆ, Čačak
Dr Branislav ĐURĐEVIĆ, Novi Sad
Dr Ksenija GEBAUER-BUKUROV, Novi Sad
Dr Ljiljana GLOBAREVIĆ, Podgorica
Dr Dagmar GUBERINIĆ, Pančevo
Dr Predrag IGNjATOVIĆ, Belgrade
Dr Slobodanka ILIĆ-TASIĆ, Niš
Dr Jasna JANČIĆ-STEFANOVIĆ, Belgrade
Dr Olga JOTOVSKA, Skopje
Dr Bosanka JOCIĆ-JAKUBI, Niš
Dr Ružica KRAVLjANAC, Belgrade
Dr Olivera LEKOVSKA, Skopje
Dr Marija LUKAVAC-TEŠIN, Belgrade
Dr Željko LUKIĆ, Jagodina
Dr Radovan KOSTIĆ, Vranje
Dr Vesna KRSTIĆ-NENADIĆ, Užice
Dr Vesna MITIĆ, Belgrade
Dr Dimitrije NIKOLIĆ, Belgrade
Dr Sanja OSTOJIĆ, Belgrade
Dr Milen PAVLOVIĆ, Kruševac
Dr Slađana SAKAČ, Novi Sad
Dr Jelica STANIŠIĆ, Podgorica
Dr Galina STEVANOVIĆ, Belgrade
Dr Marija STEVIĆ-MAJOR, Subotica
Dr Natalija TODOROVIĆ, Kragujevac
Dr Dragana VUČINIĆ, Belgrade
All 28 students finished the 1st Epilepsy School.
Each School applicant was asked to prepare one case report from his own clinical epileptological practice.
Two options were suggested: Case report could be:
а) clear and simple, regarding clinical semiology, diagnostic, treatment and methodology to
illustrate routine experience with epileptic children or
b) specific and with some difficulties in diagnostic, classification and therapeutic strategy and
showing some unusual clinical features
Case report was prepared а) as a manuscript with no obligatory platform presentation or b) in a
form of slide or video presentation. Reported cases are furher discussed.
Case reports are organized as a small -group work. Speakers were moderators.
All case reports were separately assessed by 3 school trainees. Each moderator was asked to assess the quality of case reported, comprising : 1. Anamnesis and Classification, 2. Diagnostics, 3. Therapeutic decision, 4. Terminiology and 5. Conclusions.
Welcome reception. Director of Hemopharm concern “ZORKA-Pharma” Mrs. M.Radosevic kindly welcomed all School participants.
Lunch in the Restaurant of “ZORKA-Pharma” Company in Šabac.
Visit to the Serbian medieval monastery Kaona, near the city of Sabac.
Local TV station and regional daily newspaper «Glas Podrinja» were included in a promotion of 1st Epilepsy School in Sabac. These media provided much information concerning the School organization, Yugoslav League Against Epilepsy and strategy of Pharmaceutical Company “ZORKA-Pharma” to support such educational program.
Yugoslav Union of Leagues Against Epilepsy acknowledges to the Hemopharm concern “ZORKA-Pharma” and Sanofi-Synthelabo – representative office in Serbia for significant support and help.
Special thanks are expressed to mr.ph D.Dogovic, Mrs. A. Jirecek, mr.ph D.Tomic, dr S.Urosevic and dr V. Sudarevic (in alphabetical order) for very nice and highly professional cooperation with School Organizers.
2nd Epilepsy School of the Yugoslav Union of Leagues Against Epilepsy will be organized in March, 26 2004. It will take place in Podgorica.
Priority of the Yugoslav ILAE Chapter is to promote educational programs and to improve comprehensive epilepsy care in a country
First Epilepsy School was organized by the Yugoslav Union of Leagues Against Epilepsy. It has taken place in Šabac, on November 28, 2003.