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Complex Care Epilepsy Awareness Training

Superior Healthcare provides an extensive training programme to all it’s carers and nurses, mapped to the care certificate. All training is delivered in-house by our dedicated training team to ensure all staff are equipped to provide excellence in care. 

As a specialist provider, we understand the challenging and changing nature of the complex care sector and the importance of being able to access high-quality training opportunities which promote outstanding, compassionate and safe care.

Our courses provide exciting opportunities for registered nurses, community carers, support workers, and healthcare assistants to advance their knowledge and skills.

Epilepsy Awareness

This half day course is designed for registered nurses, community carers, support workers & healthcare assistants working in the healthcare industry who are looking to enhance their clinical skills and knowledge in caring for a client with epilepsy. Learn about caring for clients with epilepsy in the community and gain practical experience in simulated practice which replicate situations in epilepsy care you are likely to encounter in the community. The aim is to improve care, enhance patient safety and optimise outcomes in a safe controlled environment.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Overview of epilepsy and how to recognize seizure activity
  • Overview of how epilepsy is diagnosed and treated
  • Overview of epilepsy triggers
  • Overview of anti-epilepsy medications and treatments including, vagal-nerve stimulation, & keto-genic diet.
  • Have an understanding of SUDEP.
  • Have an understanding of what to do in an emergency
  • Have an understanding of status epilepticus
  • Have an understanding of the types of emergency treatments including administration of buccal midazolam and rectal paraldehyde (in children)

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