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Epilepsy Centers of Excellence (ECoE)


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Nursing Workgroup

The Epilepsy Center of Excellence Nursing Workgroup includes over 30 RNs, nurse practitioners and other staff from our 16 national ECoE sites.

Projects by the Nursing Workgroup focus on the following:
1) Standardizing nurse training to improve patient safety in the epilepsy monitoring unit.
2) Helping patients better manage their epilepsy.

EMU Training Material
Safety in the EMU Video
"Safety in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit" Powerpoint
“Safety in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit” Quiz 
“Safety in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit” Quiz Key 
Nurse Competency Checklist 
CNA Competency Checklist 
Consensus on Vital Signs in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
Consensus Statement for Use of Restraints in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
Epilepsy Monitoring Unit Protocol  
Epilepsy Monitoring Unit Guidelines  
EMU Nurse Call Guidelines
If You See a Suspected Patient Event 
Seizure Assessment Note Template 
Site Checklist 

Patient Education
Self-Management in Epilepsy

Provider Education
AED Table Pocket Card
Epilepsy Manual
Epilepsy Educational Resources