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Seizure Treatment and Management

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Course Overview

Seizure Treatment and Management

Author: Kayla M. Cavicchio

It is important to understand the various types, appropriate care protocols, and special populations that may require extra consideration when it comes to seizure treatment and management. Healthcare providers may encounter individuals with this diagnosis in or outside the healthcare setting, and when time is of the essence, it is crucial to provide the best and quickest care possible. This course aims to educate the healthcare provider on effective seizure treatment and management.  

Course Outline

  1. Introduction 
  2. Types of Seizures 
  3. Status Epilepticus 
  4. Diagnostics and Treatment 
  5. Special Populations 
  6. Seizure Education 
  7. Summary

Accreditation Statement

Nursing CE Central is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

In this course we will discuss both status epilepticus seizure treatment and management. It will take the average learner 90 minutes to complete.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Understand the difference between seizures and epilepsy. 
  2. Describe the two major categories of seizures. 
  3. Identify the treatments of status epilepticus. 
  4. List three forms of treatments. 
  5. Understand best practice for special populations. 

Target Audience

  • Registered Nurses (RN)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN)
  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN/LVN)

Requirement for Completion

  1. Enrollment in the course by the learner
  2. Read and learn all course materials
  3. Complete the course evaluation
  4. Attest and testify learning of the course materials

Accreditations + Approvals

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) (P0614)
  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP 17418)
  • Kentucky Board of Nursing (7-0090)
  • Louisiana State Board of Nursing (58)
  • New York State Department of Education (IC 208)
  • Florida Board of Nursing (50-23983)

Conflict of Interest Statement

Nursing CE Central nor any of the authors, planners, content experts or any contributors have a commercial interest nor were influenced by commercial interests in the creation of this course, financially or otherwise.

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Course created on: June 25, 2021

Course Expires on: June 25, 2024

Course Offering: #94