Speaker Biography

Mrs. Maryam Izadi laybidi

Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

Title: The Role of Special Epilepsy Nurse in Epilepsy Monitoring Unit



Background: Epilepsy is an abnormality in the central nervous system which characterized in recurrent or

unprovoked seizures. Nurse care is one of the important specialists for management of the patients. The aims of this

study was evaluating role of nurse care on management of patients with epilepsy.

Method: This study is a brief review to evaluate role of nurses in management of patients with epilepsy.

Conclusion: Nurses should improve the quality of patient care: 1- We need to have a plan for increasing the

knowledge of ESNS, 2- Government should make a new course in Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, 3- Develop guide lines for ESNS and prepare appropriate programs