Managing Students with Seizures: The Importance of School Nurses

Description

Managing Students with Seizures: The Importance of School Nurses

CDC Course No. WD 2924

Managing Students with Seizures: The Importance of School Nurses is a program designed to provide the school nurse with information, strategies, and resources that will enable him/her to better manage the student with seizures by supporting positive treatment outcomes, maximizing educational and developmental opportunities, and ensuring a safe and supportive environment. The program consists of four modules to assist the school nurse in learning to effectively manage seizures in a school environment.

  • Seizures and Epilepsy: What Are They and How Are They Treated?
  • Impact of Seizures
  • Seizure First Aid and Rescue Therapies
  • Seizure Action Plans and Delegation Issues

    You must watch both videos to the end. When each video is completed, a green NEXT or FINISH button will appear to the right of the video area. Click this button to acknowledge you have watched the video. If you do not click the green finish button, you will not be able to receive your certificate.

By completing the course, Managing Students with Seizures, participants will be able to:

  • Identify (2) of the most common seizure types in students with epilepsy, potential triggers, and risk factors for seizures and emergencies.
  • Identify (3) ways in which treatment of epilepsy may affect a student’s health, safety or learning.
  • Apply (2) strategies to alleviate psychosocial challenges relating to epilepsy for students, parents, and school personnel.
  • List 3 first aid steps in helping a student during and after a seizure.
  • Create a Seizure Action Plan for a student with epilepsy using safe pratices for medication administration and delegation.

    For more information or assistance please email LMS_helpdesk@efa.org

To BEgin you first need to create an account.  If you already have an account, please login and subscribe to the class using the "subscribe to group" button above
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This program is made possible with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) under grant number NU58DP006256-02-00, CFDA 93.850. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of THE CDC.


How to Access the Class

 

  1. Select the Class heading "Managing Students with Seizures: The Importance of School Nurses" (found above lessons), then the "Subscribe to Group" icon. Read the prompt and click "Join."
  2. The system will open to the class home page.
  3. Click the “Play” button icon located on the top right-hand section of the screen.
  4. Complete the lessons in order starting with the pre-test. The pre-test must be completed before gaining access to the video lesson.
    • Select the “Next” button after each pre-test question.
    • After the last pre-test question, select “Finish."
  5. Under the "Lessons" menu click the Managing Students with Seizures: The Importance of School Nurses link.
  6. Watch both training videos to the end: Recorded Live School Nurse Training - Part 1 and Recorded Live School Nurse Training - Part 2 and at the end select “Finish."
  7. On the Lesson Completed page, select "Next Lesson" to move on to the post-test.
  8. Complete the post-test. After the last post-test question, select “Finish." If at least 80% of the post-test questions are answered correctly, a Lesson Completed page will appear with instructions on how to print the certificate of completion.

 

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Instructions for Returning Users

  1. Login to this website, Learn.Epilepsy.com
    • Click “I’m not a robot” and complete the captcha click then “Login.”
  2. When the Home Page appears, click on the 3rd icon on the left navigation menu “My Trainings.” Click on the “Play” icon on Managing Students with Seizures: The Importance of School Nurses you previously started.

If returning to only print your certificate, click on the 3rd icon on the left navigation menu “My Trainings.” Select the green download icon next to the progress bar, and the certificate will automatically download for printing. Or Click on the course link and when on the course page, click on Your Certificate icon, and the certificate will automatically download for printing.

Continuing Education Credits
ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS:
ORIGINATION DATE: November 30, 2017
RENEWAL DATE:       November 30, 2019       
EXPIRATION DATE:   November 30, 2020       

 

CNE:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity provides (2.2) contact hours. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Epilepsy Foundation are jointly providing the CNE for this activity.

CEU:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer (2) CEU's for this program. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Epilepsy Foundation are jointly providing the CEUs for this activity.

CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to <2.5> total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are <0>. CDC provider number 98614.

For Certified Public Health Professionals (CPH): The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer (2) CPH recertification credits for this program.

DISCLOSURE: In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.

CDC, our planners, content experts, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias. 

Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.

CDC did not accept commercial support for this continuing education activity.

Instructions for Obtaining Continuing Education Credits (CE) 

At this time, continuing education credits for this course is only available through the CDC Training and Continuing Education Online system (CDC TCEO). Please follow the instructions provided below. You must complete the online course and obtain a certificate of completion on this site (learn.epilepsy.com) before applying for CE credits through CDC TCEO. The below instructions and the course access code are included on the last page of the certificate of completion.
 

  1. In order to receive continuing education (CE) for WD2924 - Managing Students With Seizures: The Importance of School Nurses (Web on Demand), complete the activity and steps below before November 29, 2021.
  1. Please visit TCEO (www.cdc.gov/GetCE) and follow these 9 Simple Steps (click hyperlink) before November 29, 2021.
  1. TCEO (www.cdc.gov/GetCE) Course Page:
    https://tceols.cdc.gov/Course/Detail2?activityID2=3055&activityInstanceID2=3055&previousPage=search or search for WD2924 on the TCEO website.

     
  2. Enter in the Course Code in the Course Access Code box and click Continue. Note: the Course Access Code can be found on your course certificate upom completing the course on learn.epilepsy.com.
     
  3. Complete the Evaluation at www.cdc.gov/GetCE

FEES: No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities.

If you have any questions or problems, please use the link below to contact the CDC/ATSDR Training and Continuing Education Online (TCEO):

https://tceols.cdc.gov/Home/Contact

Frequently asked questions

Who can take the course?
Anyone can take the course to learn about epilepsy but the course is intended for medical professionals within educational settings who want an introduction to seizure identification and first aid strategies, including:

  • CHES certified health educators
  • Medical assistants
  • Medical students
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Nurse technicians
  • Licensed practical/vocational nurses
  • Registered nurses
  • Other health educators


Are there any prerequisites to take the course?
There are no prerequisites to take the course.

How long does it take to complete the course?
Time to complete the course varies by each user. There are 4 required modules in the training, which takes approximately 2 hours 15 minutes to complete.

What materials or equipment do I need to take the course?
You need access to a computer with reliable internet, and the browser you use must support JavaScript.

How do I get credit for taking the course?
Upon completing the course, you must complete the online posttest and evaluation. Refer to the Instructions for Course Credit below.

How long is the posttest?
The posttest consists of several multiple-choice questions

To find A local Epilepsy Foundation near you to request onsite Seizure Training or additional information email us or search to find us.







 
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