Beyond Seizures and Epilepsy: Community Health Worker Training

Thursday, February 16th 2023 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST


Seizures and epilepsy can occur with comorbid neurologic and psychiatric disorders including stroke, traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer’s disease, brain tumors, migraine, multiple sclerosis, autism, anxiety, and depression.

Learn about epilepsy, its treatment, its relationship to other common neurologic conditions, challenges individuals and families with epilepsy face and how to assist people better manage their disease and lifestyle to lessen the impact of epilepsy.

Faculty deliver live interactive virtual training that provides an overview of epilepsy, common comorbidities in epilepsy, available treatments, lifestyle and disease management considerations and an introduction to evidence-based epilepsy self-management programs.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss seizures, epilepsy and how epilepsy is diagnosed and treated
  • Recognize the relationship between seizures, epilepsy, and comorbid neurologic and psychiatric conditions
  • Understand common challenges individuals and families impacted by epilepsy face
  • Identify epilepsy self-management programs and assistance available to individuals with epilepsy to help them better manage their disease and lifestyle to lessen the impacts of epilepsy