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Epilepsy via ZOOM


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Course details:

DateTimeVenueTrainerTarget group
26th January 2021 13:30pm - 16:30pm ZOOM Tim Dallinger (Social Care Consultants Ltd) Targeted Services – All services

Target Group - All those who work with people who have epilepsy
12th March 2021 9:30am - 12:30pm OR
13:30pm - 16:30pm 
ZOOM Tim Dallinger (Social Care Consultants Ltd) Targeted Services – All services

Target Group - All those who work with people who have epilepsy



Course aims and objectives:

By the end of the course, delegates will be able to:-

  • Define epilepsy
  • Discuss the treatment of people with epilepsy in the past
  • Identify the main causes of epilepsy
  • Identify the main types of seizure
  • List triggers for seizures
  • Discuss treatment options including:-
  • Medication - types and how they work. The importance of timing.
  • Ketogenic Diet
  • Brain surgery, 
  • Deep brain stimulation, 
  • Trigeminal nerve stimulation,
  • Vagus nerve stimulation,
  • Complementary therapies

 

First aid for a seizure

  • Identify the main risks of having epilepsy
  • Explaining status epilepticus
  • Convulsive status epilepticus
  • Non-convulsive status epilepticus
  • Explain when to call 999 (ambulance)
  • List the treatments for status epilepticus and how they work
  • Rectal diazepam
  • Buccal midazolam
  • Discus basic pharmacokinetics– the way in which drugs are absorbed in the body
  • Identify when to administer buccal midazolam
  • Describe the procedure for the administration of buccal midazolam
  • Explain post seizure care
  • Recognise the importance and the value of good record keeping in epilepsy support.
  • SUDEP


For further information, or if you have booked a place on the course and have not received notification to attend please contact the Workforce Development & Learning Administrative Team. Please do not turn up to any course unless you have received notification of your place as the event may be fully booked.

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