Course Code: REL-IDD-0-HNPI4
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2022
Identify what a seizure disorder is and how it affects individuals with IDD.
Recognize the signs and symptoms of a seizure disorder and what causes a seizure.
Name ways DSPs can support individuals who experience seizures and help manage seizure disorders.
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Seizures A. Meet Mimi and Rodolfo B. Seizures and People with IDD C. Risks of Seizure Disorders D. Review E. Summary Section 3: Causes of Seizures A. What are Seizures? B. Epilepsy C. Causes of a Seizure D. Signs and Symptoms of a Seizure E. Review F. Summary Section 4: Treating and Responding to Seizures A. Treating Seizure Disorders B. Responding to a Seizure C. Helping Manage a Seizure Disorder D. Review E. Summary Section 5: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributor C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations F. Exam
Nellie Galindo, MSW, MSPH
Nellie Galindo received her Masters of Social Work and Masters of Science in Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has worked with individuals with disabilities in several different settings, including working as a direct service provider for individuals with mental illness and leading a youth program for young adults with disabilities. She has facilitated and created trainings for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the areas of self-advocacy, healthy relationships, sexual health education, and violence and abuse prevention. Mrs. Galindo has worked in state government assisting individuals with disabilities obtain accessible health information in their communities, as well as utilizing the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure equal access to healthcare services.
Disclosure: Nellie Galindo, MSW, MSPH has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
The target audience for this course is: entry and intermediate level Direct Support Professionals; in the following settings: Intellectual Developmental Disabilities.
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