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School Nurse Epilepsy Clinical Practice Guidelines and Toolkit Training

Release Date: 05/13/2024
Expiration Date: 05/13/2027

Cost: Free for NASN members and  non-members!

Upon successful completion of this offering,
participants will be awarded 1.0 Nursing Continuing Professional Development (NCPD) contact hour.

Instructions to Successfully Complete This NCPD Program

To receive a Certificate of Completion and be awarded NCPD contact hours for this program, follow the steps below, and complete and view the full content of the program including the program evaluation. If a post assessment is included in the content, you will need to have 75% of the answer correct in order to pass the assessment. You will also have unlimited retakes on the assessment.

NASN will conduct an outcome assessment of a sample of participants at a later date. Please be advised that, if you complete this program, you may be asked to participate in this outcome assessment.

Step 1: Enroll in the program through the e-commerce system. Select the Purchase button. You will be directed to the e-commerce system. The program should already be in your shopping cart (look for the shopping cart icon at the top of the e-commerce web page). Select the shopping card and choose "check out." You will receive a confirmation email with a link back to this program after your transaction.

Step 2: Complete and view the full content of the program. Content items are indexed at the bottom of this screen. After you enroll, you will return to this screen. The first content item will be “unlocked” so that you can begin completing the course. Subsequent items will “unlock” as you complete previous items.

Step 3: Retrieve the certificate.  After completing all content items, you will earn a certificate. You can save or print it.  Certificates are also stored in your Learning Center Profile.

Program Overview
This program will describe the National Association of School Nurses' (NASN) School Nursing Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guideline & Students with Seizures and Epilepsy and Implementation Toolkit. Both products are based on the most recent and highest quality evidence available. Implementation of the CPG practice recommendations will assist the school nurse in providing high quality care to students with seizure disorders and improve the health and safety of students with epilepsy. The Implementation Toolkit provides the school nurse with template care planning tools and educational materials to assist in implementing the CPG recommendations in to practice.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify three evidence-based practices in caring for students with epilepsy and seizures.
  • Describe how to utilize the toolkit in daily school nurse practice
  • Identify a plan for implementation of the CPG recommendations and toolkit resources for the upcoming school year.

Intended Audience

This nursing continuing professional development program is developed to meet the educational needs for students with epilepsy with knowledge and practice for registered nurses who are interested in child, adolescent health, community/public health, and school nursing.


Linda Neumann, RN
Independent School Health Services Consultant

Kim Stanislo DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, LSN
Research Education & Practice Director National Association of School Nurses

Mary Thompson PhD, CPNP-PC, RN
Associate Director of Evidence-based Medicine Optum Health

Faculty and Nurse Planner(s) Disclosures
NASN must ensure that all educational program content is free of commercial interest, bias, influence, and that the integrity of the content is uncompromised. The intent of this disclosure is to provide learners with information on which they can make their own judgments.

The nurse planner(s), faculty, and reviewers disclose there are no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies for those involved with the ability to control the content of this program.

Accreditation Statement
The National Association of School Nurses is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Accredited status does not imply endorsement by NASN or ANCC of any commercial products discussed in this learning program.

Commercial Support or Grant Funding
This program was supported by an educational grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of as part of a financial assistance award totaling $300,000 with 100 percent funded by CDC/HHS. The contents are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official view of, nor an endorsement by, CDC/HHS, or the U.S. Government.