Optimal Prehospital Management of Seizure Emergencies

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In this program, the faculty will review and provide updates on the guidelines for managing seizure emergencies and address how participants can reduce the barriers to prehospital treatment through the use of Seizure Action Plans. They also will discuss recent clinical trials that may improve caregiver acceptance of rescue medications for seizure emergencies. In addition, the faculty will address the similarities and differences in managing seizure emergencies for pediatric and adult patients. 

Course Credit:

1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
1.5 ANCC Contact Hours
1.5 CA-BRN Contact Hours


Opens: 2021-01-29
Closes: 2022-01-29

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for adult and pediatric neurologists, primary care and osteopathic physicians, pediatricians, neurology nurses, school nurses, advance practice providers, and all other healthcare providers who interact with patients who have epilepsy.

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Neurelis

    Presenting Faculty

  • Gregory D. Cascino, MD

    Whitney MacMillan, Jr. Professor of Neuroscience
    Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine
    Enterprise Director of Epilepsy
    Department of Neurology
    Mayo Clinic
    Rochester, Minnesota

  • Lucretia Long, APRN-CNP, FAES

    Epilepsy Nurse Practitioner
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology
    The Ohio State University Medical Center
    Columbus, Ohio

  • Juliann M. Paolicchi, MA, MD, FAES, FANA

    Co-Director, Clinical Research
    Pediatric Epileptologist
    Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group
    Professor Pediatrics and Neurology
    Hackensack-Meridian Medical School at Seton Hall University
    Hackensack, New Jersey