Orientation to Seizure Disorders

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1. Participants with a known seizure disorder do not have a written seizure protocol contained in his or her individual program book kept in the department. *
2. Epilepsy is sometimes called a seizure disorder. *
3A. Match the type of Seizure to it's description. Tonic-Clonic (“Grand Mal”): *
3B. 3A. Match the type of Seizure to it's description. Absence (“Petit Mal”): *
3C. Match the type of Seizure to it's description. Complex-Partial (“Temporal Lobe” or “Psychomotor”) *
4D. Match the type of Seizure to it's description. Simple Partial *
4. An “Aura” can be a warning sign of an oncoming seizure to a person with a seizure disorder. *
5. Seizures can be triggered by something outside the body. *
6. If a participant has a known trigger for seizures, such as excessive noise, staff should: *
7. When administering first aid to a person experiencing a seizure, you should: (select all correct answers) *
8. If a seizure lasts more than five minutes or the designated length of time indicated in the person’s seizure protocol, or if one seizure follows another without a return of consciousness, you should call 911. *
9. Seizures cannot be controlled by medication. *
10. Some signs of drug toxicity may include: uncontrolled eye movements; sluggishness, dizziness, or hyperactivity; inability to see clearly or speak distinctly; nausea or vomiting; or sleep problems.
11. The documentation of a participant’s seizure will include: (select all correct answers) *