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Implementing NASN's School Nursing Evidence-based Practice Seizures and Epilepsy Clinical Guideline

Release Date: 10/24/2018
Expiration Date: 10/24/2022 
Originally presented as a webinar on October 17, 2018.

Cost: $20.00 / FREE for NASN members 

Upon successful completion of this offering,
participants will receive 1.0 CNE contact hour.
Program Overview
Learn how to implement evidence-based best practices into action with NASN's new Seizure and Epilepsy Clinical Guideline. Implementation of this Guideline will assist the school nurse in providing high quality care of students with seizure disorders in order to improve the health and safety of students with epilepsy. Discover how to optimize student care plans including seizure action plans, understand the importance of interdisciplinary care coordination management, learn how to handle rescue medication administration at school and key tips on how to maximize student seat time while improving health outcomes. This course will give you all of the guidance you need to keep students with seizure disorders healthy, safe and ready to learn in your school community. 

Learning Outcomes
As a result of participating in this educational activity, learners will be able to:
  • Identify five evidence-based practices from the guidelines that will improve student safety.
  • Identify two ways to apply the guideline into their practice.
  • Compare/contrast two ways the guidelines differ from current practice.
Intended Audience
This continuing education program is a knowledge-based activity developed to meet the educational needs of registered nurses who are interested in child and adolescent health.

Angela M. Lepkowski, DNP, RN, NCSN, PHNA-BC
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing

Faculty and Program Planner Disclosures
NASN must ensure that all educational session content is free of commercial bias and influence. The intent of this disclosure is to provide learners with information on which they can make their own judgments.

The nurse planner, faculty and reviewers disclose the absence of personal financial relationships with commercial interests relevant to this educational activity within the past 12 months.

Accreditation Statement

National Association of School Nurses is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education 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 activity.

Commercial Support or Sponsorship
This program did not receive commercial support or sponsorship.

Instructions to Complete This CNE Activity
To receive a Certificate of Completion for this course, follow the steps below, and complete and view the full content of the program including the course evaluation.

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

Step 1: Enroll in the course through the e-commerce system. Select the Purchase button. You will be directed to the e-commerce system. The item should already be in your shopping cart (look for the shopping cart icon at the top of the e-commerce web page). The cost for this course will be waived for NASN members during the checkout process.

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: Print the certificate.