Frequently Asked Questions
I have seizures, What is a seizure action plan?
Helpful Information to include in your plan is the following:
- The person’s name, date of birth, weight, and diagnosis
- Emergency contact information
- Neurologist contact information
- List of daily medications and doses and if the individual uses rescue meds to stop a seizure
- List of medication allergies
- Seizure triggers, if known
- What seizures may look like in an individual, these may vary from full tonic-clonic seizures to a loss of memory and confusion
- How to help a person during a seizure, this can include simple measures such as turning a person on their side and protecting their head if they have tonic-clonic seizures to providing reassurance and reorientation if the individual has confusion.
- Examples of when your seizures require emergency care
- If an individual uses rescue medications, and dose timing, can a second or third dose be given
- How to record seizure activity