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Epilepsy and Seizure Management

Training Assessment

To include:

  • The different types/classifications of seizures (ILAE 2017)
  • Potential causes and common trigger factors of epilepsy and seizures and the long and short term effects that seizures may have on the individual
  • The importance of positive risk management
  • Recognising status epilepticus and how to respond appropriately
  • How to respond appropriately, including first aid for convulsive and non-convulsive seizures
  • The importance of respecting and protecting privacy and providing support with dignity
  • When and how to seek specialist advice and support
  • Correct record keeping and documentation
  • Knowledge of Vagus Nerve Stimulation and administration
  • Safe and correct administration of buccal midazolam - Including practical element using training bottles
  • (session can also include) Safe and correct administration of Rectal Diazepam - Including practical element using a clinical model.
  • Awareness of local protocols and organisational policies
  • The importance of respecting lifestyle choices and capacity decisions (MCA 2005 & DoLS 2007)
  • Benefits and risks of complimentary treatments and holistic management (e.g. ketogenic diet, music, aromatherapy etc.)

Cost per person: £49 +vat.

To book a place/places please call 01603 611107 or write to training@tihcuk.com