This course is only available to UNISON members.
Epilepsy Awareness & Management
This workshop will introduce provide an oversight into epilepsy, its presentation and management. It will explore what it is, incidence in the UK, causes, how to respond particularly to older people, children and those with a learning disability, seizures and their management, trigger factors, treatment, status epileptius, SUDEP, care plans and the role of a carer or health/education professional.
Tutor: Sarah McCann
Tutor's organisation: Epilepsy Nurse Specialist
10:00 am - 12:30 am
This course will give participants with an understanding of how prescription and over the counter medicines are misused. It will provide an overview of the types of medicines as well as information on the prevalence, effects, risks to the user, harm reduction methods and services available. It is relevant to anyone who works/volunteers with those with addiction issues, with young people and also may be of interest to parents
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