Part 1 of this 2-hour module contains information about SUDEP (sudden unexpected death in epilepsy) and strategies for discussing the risks of SUDEP with patients and their families. In part 2 you will be asked to use the SUDEP and Seizure Safety Checklist, to assess two people with epilepsy in your practice.
With 1 in 3 people with epilepsy estimated to have psychiatric comorbidities, it is important to be aware of epilepsy patients' mental health and how they can be supported. Neurologist Dr Joseph Frasca discusses a number of common psychiatric comorbidities in people with epilepsy and outlines how they can be effectively managed.
Epilepsy is an episodic, sometimes unpredictable condition that can often impair consciousness. Any medical condition that impairs a person’s capacity to drive has to be notified to the state or territory’s vehicle licensing body.