Epilepsy - September 14, 2016 9/14/16 - 9:00AM
This course will enhance your knowledge and skills for the patient with a history of epilesy. Come learn about the most recent interventions avalable to care for a client with epilepsy.
Registration for this course ends at one hour prior to the live event.
Certified Case Managers
Health Care Professionals
At the end of this course the learner will be able to:
- Define epilepsy and its causes
- Describe the different types of seizures
- Identify medications used to treat epilepsy
- Describe alternate treatments for epilepsy
Alyson Bolton, RN, CPN
Alyson Bolton has been a nurse for 35 years, in hospital, long term and the home care settings. She has most recently worked in home care as a field nurse then Clinical Manager before accepting her current role as Transitional Care Manager, helping transition clients safely from the hospital setting to the comfort of their homes. From working at a long term care facility for multiply disabled individuals to her role as Clinical Manager, she has a strong background in managing children with various types of epilepsy. She spent 8 years working at Children's Specialized Hospital with both young children and adolescents where TBI and subsequent seizure disorders were common. She has witnessed many changes in the management of seizures over the years including better antiepileptics, diet and surgical interventions as well as long term effects of multiple medications. Alyson has worked closely with the Northeast Epilepsy Group to gain better understanding of epilepsy and its treatment.
No relevant conflict of interest or financial relationships were disclosed for this educational activity by any of the authors or presenters.
ANCC- BAYADA Home Health Care is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
CCMC- This program has been submitted to the Commission for Case Manager Certification for approval to provide board certified case managers with clock hours.
Criteria for Successful Completion of Activity
• Attend planned length of activity missing no more than 10 minutes
• Evaluation completion with electronic signature
If course is cancelled:
By BAYADA; if the education is cancelled for any reason the learner will receive a full refund for any applicable course fee. BAYADA will not be responsible for any associated fees or costs such as travel or lodging.
By learner; any applicable course fee will be refundable up until one (1) day prior to date registered for the education. After this date the course fee may be non-refundable. BAYADA will not be responsible for any associated fees or costs such as travel or lodging.
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- 1.00 Contact hours (ANCC)
- 1.00 Participation
- 1.00 Clock hours (CCMC)This program has been submitted to the Commission for Case Manager Certification for approval to provide board certified case managers with clock hours.