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Management of Status Epilepticus in children

In recent times, the definition of status epilepticus (SE) has changed and relies heavily on the length of a seizure. The longer a seizure lasts, the less likely it will stop without medication. Very long seizures can increase the chance of death and it is therefore vital that nurses are able to identify long seizures early, so that treatment can commence early and outcomes can be improved.

Course Overview

Convulsive status epilepticus is the most common neurological emergency among children worldwide.

In this webinar, we will cover the definition of status epilepticus, assessment and management of a child in status and some of the most recent research in the treatment of status.

Learning Outcomes

In this session, you will:

  • Define status epilepticus
  • Acquire knowledge about the assessment of a child in status
  • Gain an understanding of the management & treatment of status
  • Review the most recent research in the treatment of status

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Sept 2019

Sept 2019

Nov 2021

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Lisa Lucas

Paediatric Nurse Educator


Lisa Lucas is the Paediatric Nurse Educator at a large metropolitan Emergency department.

She has 13 years of Emergency Nursing experience working with children.

Lisa has a Masters in Emergency Nursing and has presented at international conferences on emergency nursing around the world. She is passionate about paediatric health care and nursing education.

Lisa is a wife and mother of 3 beautiful children, Nate, Abby & Zac.