Seizure Disorders in the School Setting

Seizure Disorders in the School Setting

Course Expiration Date:4/30/2022

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

 If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description:  This course will assist the healthcare provider in identifying various types of seizures and their impact on the student population.  IN addition, appropriate first aid and first actions will be discussed as well as seizure care plans.  A discussion on Diastat and the delegation to unlicensed personnel is also presented. 

Instructor: Toni Malpass RN, MSN, ANE

Target Audience: Licensed nurses and any other interested healthcare professional

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

•Recognize common seizure types and their possible impact on students
• Identify appropriate first aid and first actions
• Identify different seizure types
• Recognize when a seizure is a medical emergency
•Discuss how to provide social and academic support
•Discuss seizure care plans
•Discuss seizure medications, specifically the administration of Diastat in the school setting

Length of Course: 30 minutes

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 0.5 contact hour.

Other: This educational offering provides  0.05 CEU ( 0.5 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.  

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-tests, and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-tests and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.

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