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VIREPA Distance Education Program

2015-2016 VIREPA courses

The International League Against Epilepsy’s Virtual Epilepsy Academy (VIREPA) provides a variety of online courses about the diagnosis, treatment and management of epilepsy. The internet-based, e-moderated courses are highly interactive and involve a great deal of collaboration and discussion among students and faculty. The courses are primarily intended for neurologists, paediatric neurologists and paediatricians, neuropsychiatrists and neuropsychologists, epilepsy nurses and nurse practitioners dealing with patients with epilepsy. However some courses are appropriate for neurophysiologists and basic scientists including geneticists, physiologists and neuroscientists, who are dealing with patients with epilepsy.

Frequently Asked Questions about VIREPA courses

Course Details

Application for the January 2016 Basic EEG Course is open for a limited amount of time for full paying students only. Bursary awards are no longer available. For details about the course see below.

EEG in the diagnosis & management of epilepsy – Basic
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Application for the courses below will reopen in May 2016.

EEG in the diagnosis & management of epilepsy – Advanced
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EEG in the Diagnosis & Management of Epilepsy – Pediatric
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For questions, please contact ILAE VIREPA staff at .

Application Process

Please note that it is necessary to submit all required documents for your course at the time you submit your VIREPA application. Though it is important to keep the application deadline in mind, do not submit your application until you are able to upload all required documents.

When the application deadline has been reached, the Course Directors will review each application for quality and completeness. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application within 3-4 weeks after the application deadline.

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Bursary Applicants:

Bursary awards are no longer available for the January Basic EEG course.

VIREPA Alumni in Stockholm, 2014
VIREPA alumni gather at the European Epilepsy Congress in Stockholm, 2014

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