Basics of Long-Term Video-EEG Monitoring: The Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU)

Mark Quigg, MD

Mark Quigg, M.D., M.Sc., F.A.N.A., F.A.E.S.

With decades of experience in clinical and research work in neurology, Mark Quigg is the Medical Director of the EEG/Evoked Potential/Intensive Monitoring and Neurological Sleep labs at the University of Virginia. The facility has an 8-bed adult and 4-bed pediatric unit dedicated to long-term video-EEG monitoring as well as a busy ICU-monitoring service.
 
Mark is a Fellow of the American Epilepsy Society and American Neurological Association, and on the editorial board of Epilepsia, Epilepsy Research, and Annals of Neurology. His many awards include “USA Best Doctors” and Academy of Distinguished Educators. Mark’s teaching portfolio is extensive and includes instructor/director, developing course materials for text books and lecture series. He has delivered lectures, workshops and seminars both nationally and internationally.

1 ASET-CEU

Objectives:

  1. Basic functions and protocols of an EMU
  2. Epilepsy testing equipment and procedures
  3. Epilepsy types and diagnostic process
  4. Epilepsy surgery

 
Intended Audience:
Intended for EEG/LTM technologists, EMU direct patient care providers, EMU program managers and directors