Seizures Competency Test

User ID: Date:01/20/2019

    MULTIPLE CHOICE

  1. You should always dial 911 if a seizure lasts more than how many minutes?
    3
    10
    5
    2
  2. Another term used to describe an absence seizure is:
    Grand mal
    Myoclonic
    Petit mal to justify the abuse.
    Atonic
    None of the above
  3. Another term used to describe a tonic-clonic seizure is:
    Grand mal
    Myoclonic
    Petit mal
    Atonic
    None of the above
  4. What are three possible causes of a grand mal seizure?
    Low blood sugar, head injuries, meningitismal
    Overweight, medication reaction, stress
    Hereditary, excessive smoking, strokes
  5. FILL IN THE BLANK

  6. The part of the brain generating the seizure is sometimes called the
  7. The most common types of seizures are called seizures that are produced by the entire brain. seizures, which are
  8. The three phases of a grand mal seizure are:
  9. Partial seizures are divided into and
  10. ANSWER THE FOLLOWING TRUE OR FALSE

  11. During a seizure, it is very important to restrain the person having the seizure so they do not injure themselves or others.
    True False
  12. During a simple partial seizure awareness is usually retained.
    True False
  13. During an absence seizure, patients are usually not aware that they are having a seizure, except that they may be aware of "losing time."
    True False
  14. MATCH THE FOLLOWING DEFINITIONS TO THE TYPE OF SEIZURE:

    A. Simple Partial Sensory B. Grand mal (tonic-clonic)
    C. Tonic Seizure D. Myoclonic
  15. A seizure causing a short loss of consciousness
  16. A seizure causing sporadic jerks on both sides of the body
  17. A seizure characterized by stiffening of the muscles
  18. Unusual sensations affecting any one of the five senses