Imaging of the Child with Epilepsy

This micro skills course discusses the key features of imaging a child with epilepsy, including the indications for emergency and non-emergency imaging and the roles of computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The relevant cerebral anatomy will be demonstrated and the radiological features of the more common causative pathologies in childhood epilepsy will be shown.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Royal College of Radiologists

What will I learn?

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  1. Identify the relevant cerebral anatomy
  2. Appreciate the roles of CT and MRI in the imaging of a child with epilepsy and acute onset convulsions
  3. Recognise the required MR techniques
  4. Identify the features of the more common pathologies causing childhood epilepsy

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.