Yep, It’s Seizures…Now What Do I Do?

This course for the interdisciplinary health care team (RN, MD, EMS, APP) provides a review of the clinical pathways for the evaluation, treatment and management of seizures in pediatric patients. The course also includes case study presentations and considerations for treatment resistance scenarios.

Estimated time for completion: 1 hour

Target Audience

Advanced Practice Providers, EMS, Nurses, Physicians

Learner Outcomes

As a result of this activity, learners will be able to report new knowledge related to seizures in order to provide current, evidence-based care to pediatric patients.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the principles of epilepsy management with typical anti-seizure medications
  • Describe the next steps when patients become treatment resistant and delineate other treatment options
  • Review both abortive/rescue medications and prophylactic/anticonvulsant medication in appropriate settings
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Colorado State EMS
  • 1.00 NCPD
Course opens: 
08/09/2022
Course expires: 
08/31/2024
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
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Children's Hospital Colorado
Aurora, CO
United States

Faculty Presenter:
Kristen Park, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
University of Colorado
Program Director, Pediatric Epilepsy Fellowship
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Peer Reviewer:
Diana Walleigh, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
University of Colorado
Attending Physician in Child Neurology and Epilepsy
Children’s Hospital Colorado

No individuals in a position to control content for this activity have any relevant financial relationships to declare.

Medical
Children’s Hospital Colorado is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Children’s Hospital Colorado designates this Enduring Material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Nursing
Children’s Hospital Colorado is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Colorado Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This educational activity for 1 nursing contact hour(s) is provided by Children’s Hospital Colorado.

EMS
Children’s Hospital Colorado is a State of Colorado recognized EMS Training Group (CO-049) and will provide 1 continuing education credit(s) for all pre-hospital providers.

Attendance
A certificate of attendance will be provided upon completion of this course.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Colorado State EMS
  • 1.00 NCPD

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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Required Hardware/software

You will need access to the internet, speakers or a headset to participate in this course.