ONANCOCK, Va. – On June 27th at 5:30 p.m., Riverside Medical Group is offering free education on the surgical techniques for evaluation and treatment of seizures and epilepsy.  Seizures are moments of abnormal brain activity that can cause jerky muscle movements, loss of consciousness or confusion.

The free education event is hosted by local Nurse Practitioner Annette Hempel with Riverside Neurological Specialists – Shore, and neurosurgeon Dr. Jackson Salvant from Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News.

The event will be held in the first floor conference room at Riverside Shore Memorial hospital and is open to all who are interested even if they are not Riverside patients.  RSVPs are requested by calling 302-2700 and choosing option 0.