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This program is designed to provide you with the latest advances and developments in treatment and nursing care in one of the most common neurological diseases: Epilepsy"
This program delves into the management of one of the most common neurological diseases, Epilepsy. Its prevalence in Europe is 0.7%, affecting in Spain between 300,000-400,000 inhabitants according to the SEN (Spanish Society of Neurology). Therefore, it is necessary to establish the classification, symptomatology and possible causes of epilepsy, as well as the classification of epileptic seizures. It is a disease that, if not controlled, causes a great loss of autonomy.
On the other hand, in recent years new antiepileptic drugs have appeared that have the same ability to control seizures, but with fewer side effects. These treatments will be described in the Postgraduate Certificate, as well as other different surgical procedures in drug resistant patients, which greatly reduce the percentage of crises. For this we will see how the use of EEG video diagnosis influences, which in some cases makes it possible to locate the epileptogenic focus and suppress it with surgery, reducing seizures by 80%.
Finally, specific nursing care in Epilepsy is defined, in such a way that this knowledge is integrated to be able to perform a specific assessment by functional patterns and diagnose according to NANDA taxonomy, planning outcome criteria based on NOC taxonomy and nursing interventions in accordance with NIC taxonomy.
In addition, as it is a 100% online diploma, it provides the student with the ease of being able to take it comfortably, wherever and whenever they want. All you need is a device with internet access to take your career one step further. A modality according to the current times with all the guarantees to position the nurse in a highly demanded area.
You will learn the influence of the use of video EEG diagnosis, which in some cases allows locating the epileptogenic focus and suppressing it with surgery, reducing seizures by 80%"
This Postgraduate Certificate in Epilepsy for Nursing contains the most complete and up to date curriculum on the market. The most important features of the program include:
- Development of more than 100 case studies presented by experts in neurological nursing
- Its graphic, schematic and eminently practical contents, which are designed to provide essential scientific and assistance information for professional practice.
- Latest developments in neurological nursing
- Contains practical exercises
- Theoretical lessons, questions to the expert and clinical cases for individual reflection.
- Availability of content from any fixed or portable device with internet connection
- Multimedia content developed with the latest educational technology, which will allow the professional a situated and contextual learning, i.e. a simulated environment that will provide an immersive learning programmed to train in real situations
What are the causes of Epilepsy and how is it treated? This Postgraduate Certificate gives you the answers and the latest advances in the healthcare sector focused on this neurological disease"
The program’s teaching staff includes professionals from the sector who contribute their work experience to this training program, as well as renowned specialists from leading societies and prestigious universities.
The multimedia content, developed with the latest educational technology, will provide the professional with situated and contextual learning, i.e., a simulated environment that will provide immersive training programmed to train in real situations.
This program is designed around Problem Based Learning, whereby the professional must try to solve the different professional practice situations that arise during the academic year. For this purpose, the professional will be assisted by an innovative interactive video system created by renowned and experienced experts.
You will deepen in the pharmacological treatment of Epilepsy, knowing its indications according to the type of Epilepsy and acting with rigor and knowledge of the cause"
Specialize with this program and learn to differentiate syncope and non epileptic events of psychogenic origin in the differential diagnosis of epileptic seizures"
The structure of the contents of this Postgraduate Certificate has been designed by a team of nursing professionals from a leading hospital in neurological care at all levels, aware of the relevance of the current relevance of specialization in the knowledge of the most common neurological disease, Epilepsy. Thus, they warn of the need to have nurses qualified in the treatment of this pathology and associated disorders, which is why they have designed this program.
TECH, in its commitment to quality teaching through new educational technologies, has established together with the best professionals this curriculum for you to succeed in your nursing specialization"
Module 1. Epilepsy
1.1. Epilepsy Classification
1.1.1. Idiopathic Epilepsy
1.1.2. Structural Epilepsy
1.1.3. Epilepsy of Unknown Origin
1.2. Symptomatology and Classification of Epileptic Crises
1.2.1. Signs and Symptoms
1.2.2. Focal Origin
1.2.3. Generalized Origin
1.2.4. Unknown Origin
1.3. Causes of Epilepsy
1.4. Diagnostic Tests in Epilepsy
1.4.2. Video-EEG Diagnosis
1.5. Differential Diagnosis of Epileptic Seizures
1.5.1. Syncope and Non Epileptic Events of Psychogenic Origin
1.6. Status Epilepticus
1.6.1. ICU Admission Criteria
1.7. Refractory Epilepsy
1.7.1. Pre Surgery Evaluation
1.7.2. Epilepsy Surgery
1.8. Pharmacological Treatment of Epilepsy
1.8.1. Indications for Treatment According to Type of Epilepsy
1.8.2. Side effects:
1.9. Nursing Care in Epilepsy
1.9.1. Specific Crisis Care
1.9.2. Specific Care in Epilepsy Surgeries
1.10. Standardized NANDA-NIC-NOC Care Plans.
1.10.1. Nursing Assessment by Gordon Functional Patterns
1.10.2. Nursing Diagnoses NANDA Taxonomy
1.10.3. Care Planning According to NIC-NOC Taxonomy
Do not hesitate, this specialization in Epilepsy for Nursing will bring you personal and professional satisfaction and will guide you towards your career goal with success"