Seizures Disorders in Children and Adults

Estimated time to complete session: 75 mins.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Evaluate children presenting with febrile seizure in accordance with current AAP guidelines.

2. Evaluate pediatric and adult patients with an unprovoked first seizure, in accordance with current guidelines. 

3. Compare and contrast recommended treatment options for patients with seizure disorders. 

4. Involve pediatric and adult patients with seizure disorders in age-appropriate discussions on their disease processes, self-management, and treatment options.

5. Establish protocols to routinely screen cognition, mood, and behavior in patients with new-onset epilepsy. 

6. Establish protocols to coordinate care of referred patients.

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Course summary
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  • 1.25 AAFP prescribed
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Marcie J. Goeden, MD – Pediatric Neurologist, Children’s Mercy Kansas City, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City

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  • 1.25 AAFP prescribed

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