Status Epilepticus - a cookbook approach | Centre for Veterinary Education

Status Epilepticus - a cookbook approach

Status epilepticus is a reasonably frequent neurological emergency presenting as continuous seizure activity.

It can be difficult to treat without intravenous access but anticonvulsants are the mainstay of therapy.

This podcast will outline a logical and stepwise approach to drug treatment for this situation and talk about how to handle the most difficult of cases.

Learning Outcomes

Following this podcast, you will be able to understand:

  • What is status epilepticus and what causes it

  • What is the initial management stategy for every case of status epilepticus

  • What options exist for refractory status epilepticus.

Course Delivery

This PodcastPLUS comes with:

  • Access to a pre-recorded video podcast

  • A discussion forum for conversation, debate and information exchange with your peers and tutor

  • Access to further reading and/or resources 

  • A self-assessed multiple choice quiz to qualify for CPD

  • An electronic certificate available for download upon successful completion of the quiz


Thursday 26 April - Wednesday 9 May 2018
Delivered Online


BVM&S Dipl. ACVIM (Neurology) Dipl. ECVN MRCVS

Simon received his veterinary degree from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1992. He trained at the University of Florida, worked as a neurologist at the Animal Health Trust in the UK and is currently a Professor at the Dept. of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the University of Georgia. Simon is the co-editor of the BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Neurology and the Manual of Small Animal Neurological Emergencies with Laurent Garosi. Simon is Past-President of the ACVIM Neurology Specialty and Founder member of the South Eastern Veterinary Neurology (SEVEN) group in the USA. He is a co-tutor in the CVE DE course on Clinical Neurology.

Course Fees

Member TypePodcastPlus
*Members include: Practice, Professional, Part-time, Recent Graduate, Academic and Student members

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