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Case-Based Learning

Epilepsy

Module summary
This case-based module will guide you through the latest evidence in the diagnosis and management of epilepsy.
Learning objectives

To update you on:

  1. The features of a collapse that would suggest that a seizure has taken place
  2. When to refer to secondary care
  3. What investigations are likely to be done and when a diagnosis might be made
  4. Principles of pharmacotherapy
  5. Current issues to do with branded versus generic prescribing
  6. Contraception and pregnancy in patients with epilepsy
Author
This module has been developed by Pulse Learning’s team of medical writers and editors, and peer reviewed by our GP advisers.
Date module published
19/12/2016
Module due for review
19/12/2018
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
2 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
4 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Very useful and relevant to my work. I am responsible for annual epilepsy reviews at my surgery
Ammarah Hussain
13.08.2017.
Excellent and very helpful module
Shubhechya Shrestha
11.07.2017.
Good examples especially first one
Laima Baroniene
25.06.2017.
very useful
Amanda Scarlett
06.06.2017.
excellent
Deepa Shah
31.05.2017.