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Understanding & Treating Seizures for Health Professionals

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7 chapters in Understanding & Treating Seizures for Health Professionals

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Ch 1. Seizure Basics {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[271275].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Seizure: Types, Symptoms & Causes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16333].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16333].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Long & Short-Term Side Effects of Seizures Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271277].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271277].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is a Seizure Aura? - Definition & Causes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271279].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271279].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Seizure Aura: Types & Symptoms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271281].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271281].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Pathophysiology of Seizures Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271283].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271283].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Seizures & Memory Loss Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271285].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271285].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - First Aid for a Seizure: Guidelines & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271287].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271287].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Electroencephalogram (EEG) Seizure Test: Patterns & Detection Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271289].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271289].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Seizure Management Guidelines for Nursing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271291].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271291].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - What are Subclinical Seizures? - Symptoms & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271293].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271293].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Postictal States: Definition, Symptoms & Psychosis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271295].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271295].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Fainting (Syncope) vs. Seizures Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271299].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271299].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Abdominal Seizure: Symptoms & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[329381].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[329381].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - ADHD & Seizures Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[329399].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[329399].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Alzheimer's Disease & Seizures Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[329485].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[329485].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - Anxiety & Seizures Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[329491].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[329491].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(1, 7)}}
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Lesson 1 - What is a Tonic-Clonic Seizure? - Definition & Causes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271349].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271349].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Tonic-Clonic Seizure: Symptoms, Treatment & Medication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271351].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271351].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is an Absence Seizure? - Definition, Types & Causes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271353].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271353].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Absence Seizure: Treatment & Medication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271355].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271355].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Absence Seizures in Children & Adults Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271357].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271357].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What is a Myoclonic Seizure? - Definition & Causes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271359].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271359].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Myoclonic Seizure: Symptoms, Medication & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271361].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271361].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy: Symptoms & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271363].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271363].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy: Diagnosis & Prognosis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271365].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271365].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - What is an Atonic Seizure? - Definition & Causes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271367].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271367].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Atonic Seizure: Symptoms & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271369].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271369].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(2, 7)}}
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Lesson 1 - What is an Epileptic Seizure? - Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271303].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271303].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Epileptic Seizures: Causes & Triggers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271305].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271305].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Epileptic Seizure: Medication & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271307].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271307].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - History of Epilepsy & Epilepsy Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271309].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271309].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What is Intractable Epilepsy? - Treatment & Prognosis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271311].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271311].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What is Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy? - Definition & Symptoms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271313].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271313].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Benign Rolandic Epilepsy: Symptoms & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271315].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271315].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Catamenial Epilepsy: Symptoms & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271317].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271317].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Nocturnal Seizure: Causes & Symptoms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271319].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271319].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Nocturnal Seizure: Medication & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271321].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271321].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Gelastic Seizure: Definition & Causes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271323].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271323].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Gelastic Seizure: Symptoms & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271325].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271325].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - What is a Breakthrough Seizure? - Definition & Causes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271327].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271327].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Abdominal Epilepsy: Children vs. Adults Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[329383].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[329383].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Abdominal Epilepsy: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[329385].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[329385].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(3, 7)}}
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - What is a Non-Epileptic Seizure? - Causes & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271331].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271331].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Non-Epileptic Seizure: Symptoms & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271333].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271333].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures (PNES): Treatment & Medication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271335].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271335].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures (PNES): Symptoms & Causes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271337].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271337].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Dissociative Seizures: Definition & Causes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271339].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271339].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Dissociative Seizures: Symptoms & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271341].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271341].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Reflex Anoxic Seizure: Symptoms & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271343].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271343].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Reflex Anoxic Seizure: Causes & Diagnosis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271345].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271345].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(4, 7)}}
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Lesson 1 - What Triggers a Seizure? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271411].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271411].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What is a Provoked Seizure? - Definition & Treatment Guidelines Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271413].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271413].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Diabetic Seizure: Causes & Symptoms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271415].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271415].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Post-Concussion Seizure: Symptoms & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271417].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271417].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What are Faciobrachial Dystonic Seizures? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271419].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271419].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Treatment for Faciobrachial Dystonic Seizures Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271421].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271421].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Multiple Sclerosis (MS) & Seizures: Causes & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271423].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271423].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Alcohol Withdrawal Seizures: Symptoms & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271425].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271425].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Alcohol Withdrawal Seizures: Timeline & Prevention Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271427].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271427].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(6, 7)}}
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Lesson 1 - What is a Focal Seizure? - Definition & Causes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271373].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271373].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Focal Seizure: Symptoms & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271375].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271375].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Types of Focal Seizure: Simple & Complex Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271377].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271377].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Jacksonian March Seizure: Symptoms & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271379].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271379].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What is Temporal Lobe Epilepsy? - Causes & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271381].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271381].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Temporal Lobe Epilepsy: Symptoms, Treatment & Medication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271383].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271383].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Temporal Lobe Epilepsy & Changes in Personality Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271385].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271385].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Temporal Lobe Epilepsy & Religious Experiences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271387].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271387].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Occipital Lobe Epilepsy: Symptoms & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271389].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271389].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - What is Parietal Lobe Epilepsy? - Symptoms & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271391].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271391].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Neonatal Seizures: Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271393].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271393].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Neonatal Seizures: Treatment & Causes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271395].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[271395].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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