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CG: Neurological / Neurovascular Nursing CG-02: Seizures
No. Competency Item NAC DEV COM DTE EXC
  Demonstrate knowledge and ability to protect client from injury during seizure:          
  • removal of obstacles from immediate surroundings
  • CG-02-02
  • maintain open airway
  • CG-02-03
  • protect from injury
  • CG-02-04
  • remain with client
  • CG-02-05
  • call for assistance
  • CG-02-06
  • use appropriate measures to protect self.
  •   Demonstrate knowledge and ability to assess seizure activity:          
  • time and duration of the seizure
  • CG-02-08
  • character of movements
  • CG-02-09
  • observe for level of consciousness and physical changes
  • CG-02-10
  • identify factors which precipitated the seizure
  • CG-02-11
  • observe for Medical Alert bracelet.
  •   Demonstrate knowledge and ability to provide care following seizure:          
  • turn client on side to ensure airway patency
  • CG-02-13
  • suction client as required
  • CG-02-14
  • monitor vital signs and level of consciousness
  • CG-02-15
  • note any injury sustained during seizure
  • CG-02-16
  • note presence of lethargy, confusion, headache, speech impairment, muscle soreness
  • CG-02-17
  • provide hygienic measures.
  • CG-02-18 Demonstrate ability to report and document the event, client status, and nursing interventions according to protocol. e
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