Epilepsy 101

Epilepsy 101, developed specifically for nurses caring for persons with epilepsy, offers any health care professional an introduction to core elements of seizures, epilepsy, and epilepsy care. These modules will assist nurses and other health care professionals to provide appropriate care and support to patients and families in any health care setting. This program was approved and published by the American Epilepsy Society in 2013.

Epilepsy 101 Audio Webinars

Welcome and Introductions
Patricia Osborne Shafer, RN, MN
Media: Play Presentation (0h 7m 44s) | MP3
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Basics of Epilepsy  
Georgette Smith, PhD, APRN, CPNP
Media: Play Presentation (0h 11m 30s) | MP3
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Recognition and Care of Seizures and Emergencies: Part 1 
Patricia Osborne Shafer, RN, MN
Media: Play Presentation (0h 28m 38s) | MP3
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Recognition and Care of Seizures and Emergencies: Part 2
Madonna Plueger, APRN, ACNS-BC
Media: Play Presentation (0h 4m 57s) | MP3
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Overview of Treatment Options: Part 1
Kathryn A. O'Hara, RN
Media: Play Presentation (0h 12m 16s) | MP3
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Overview of Treatment Options: Part 2
Georgette Smith, PhD, APRN, CPNP
Media: Play Presentation (0h 13m 30s) | MP3
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Patient and Family Education and Self-Management Approaches
Patricia Osborne Shafer, RN, MN
Media: Play Presentation (0h 20m 12s) | MP3
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Epilepsy 101 Handouts
Corresponding notes and references from the Epilepsy 101 webinar series.   

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