This course is only available to UNISON members.
CANCELLED- Epilepsy – Management & Administration of Buccal Midazolom
This workshop will provide an insight into epilepsy and its management. It will explore what epilepsy is, incidence in the UK and causes of epilepsy. Education will be provided on how to respond to a seizure, particularly in respect of older people, children and those with a learning disability. Also discussed will be various seizure presentations and their management; trigger factors; treatment; status epilepticus, SUDEP; care plans and the role of a carer or health/education professional.
The training will also explain emergency treatment using Buccal Midazolam, the procedure for the safe administration of Buccal Midazolam recognising any possible difficulties, and provide the opportunity for practice and assessment of skills.
It will be delivered by Sarah McCann, Epilepsy Nurse Specialist.
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Although accountability is often perceived as being something to do with blame it is better defined as being able to account for one’s actions. However, a practitioner may also be responsible for the actions of another if care was delegated inappropriately.
This study day will examine the ways in which health care staff may be asked to justify their decisions. It will include discussion on maintaining good electronic and hard copy records, understanding Data Protection, Freedom of Information and policy.
The day will also orientate participants to NMC regulation and explain Fitness to Practice proceedings. It is targeted at nurses and midwives. It will be delivered by Dr Jane Wright who has a background in Nurse Education and currently advises and represents professionals who come to the attention of their professional regulator
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