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Epilepsy Awareness CPD Accredited Course

Superior Healthcare offers free CPD accredited courses for all nurses who are looking to improve their knowledge and clinical skills in caring for clients with complex conditions.

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 Continuing Professional Development opportunities which promote outstanding, compassionate and safe care.

Our CPD courses provide exciting opportunities for qualified nurses to advance their knowledge and skills, whilst contributing hours towards CPD revalidation requirements.

Please note, you do not need to be part of the Superior Healthcare team to take part in these free courses

Epilepsy Awareness

This course is designed for Nurses working in the healthcare industry who are looking to enhance their clinical skills and knowledge in complex care who have limited epilepsy experience.  Learn about caring for clients with epilepsy in the community and gain practical experience in simulated practice learning which replicate situations in epilepsy care you are likely to encounter in the community.  The aim is to improve care, enhance patient safety and optimize outcomes in a safe controlled environment.

Duration – 3 hours

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 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)

Epilepsy Awareness Event Dates

Monday 10th May 2021

Morning Session
09:30-12:30

Afternoon Session
13:30-16:30

Thursday 9th September 2021

Morning Session
09:30-12:30

Afternoon Session
13:30-16:30

Book your place

Find out more about accredited CPD courses here, or see our current vacancies.