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Course author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
Contact Hours: 8.0
Pharmacology Hours: 1.50

Price: $23.92
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Target audience:
   Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Registered Nurses,
   Licensed Practical Nurses, and Medical Assistants

Format: Homestudy
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Course Description
Education about epilepsy for nurses in acute care, outpatient and school settings is needed since nurses are often the main health professional involved in coordinating care outcomes for patients and families. The purpose of this course is to provide nurses and health team associates with knowledge about epilepsy syndromes and treatments in all age groups.

Course Outline
  1. Introduction
  2. Overview Of Epilepsy
    1. Risk Factors
    2. Types of Epilepsy
  3. Epilepsy Syndromes
    1. Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
    2. Frontal Lobe Epilepsy
    3. Parietal Lobe Epilepsy
    4. Occipital Lobe Epilepsy
    5. Primary Generalized Epilepsy
    6. Idiopathic Partial Epilepsy
    7. Symptomatic Generalized Epilepsy
    8. Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy
    9. Reflex Epilepsy
  4. Epilepsy Syndromes In Children
    1. Febrile Seizures
    2. Benign Rolandic Epilepsy
    3. Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy
    4. Infantile Spasms
    5. Lennox-Gestaut Syndrome
    6. Childhood Absence Epilepsy
    7. Benign Occipital Epilepsy
    8. Mitochondrial Disorders
    9. Landau-Kleffner Syndrome
    10. Rasmussen Syndrome
    11. Hypothalamic Hamartoma & Epilepsy
  5. Treatment
    1. Diet
    2. Electroencephalography Biofeedback
    3. Melatonin
    4. Vitamins
      1. Folic Acid
      2. Calcium
      3. Vitamin D
    5. Surgical Options
    6. Anti-Epileptic Medication
  6. Emotional Impact And Support
  7. Stigma
  8. Summary
NurseCe4Less is ANCC approved
NurseCe4Less is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. (ANCC)


The author, planning committee, and reviewers have no financial or other conflicts of interest related to this course. There is no sponsorship or commercial support used for this course.

There is no "off label" usage of drugs or products discussed in this course.

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