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Seizure disorders in children and adolescents - how GPs can support the family

  • : South Wharf VIC 3006

This education describes GP management of seizure disorders in children and adolescents. While management of seizures in this population remains primarily a specialist responsibility, GPs can play a crucial role in identifying seizures, organising prompt referral, supporting medication management and providing support to families through provision of team-based, patient-centred care.

By completing this learning activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify some of the seizure disorders occurring children and adolescents.
  • Understand the management of febrile seizures.
  • Describe the diagnostic pathway for epilepsy in children and adolescents.
  • Understand the key principles of medication management in epilepsy.
  • Implement team-based, patient-centred care for epilepsy.
  • Ensure patient safety is met by describing the particular challenges that epilepsy poses to adolescents, girls of childbearing age and the learning disabled.

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Seizure disorders in children and adolescents - how GPs can support the family
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South Wharf VIC 3006
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02 9422 2179
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