This course is only available to UNISON members.
EPILEPSY – Awareness and Management WEBINAR
This workshop will introduce provide an overview of 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.
It will be delivered by Sarah McCann, Epilepsy Nurse Specialist.
Tutor: Nuala Campbell
Tutor's organisation: Parkinson’s UK
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
This workshop is for those who have responsibility for administering medication in acute, residential or home settings. It will explore the over arching policies and supporting legal documents which safeguard the patient and professional. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss case studies and learn from situations where there was poor medicine management.
The workshop will highlight the five rights of medicine management and basic drug calculations.
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