UNISON Northern Ireland

Epilepsy Awareness & Management

Event Date: 
28 Aug 2019 - 13:30 to 16:00

UNISON Belfast

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.   It will be delivered by Sarah McCann, Epilepsy Nurse Specialist.

The workshop will be run twice - please select which slot you wish to attend

10am – 12.30pm Wed 28 Aug UNISON Belfast

1.30 – 4pm Wed 28 Aug UNISON Belfast

This course is eligible for backfill funding for attendees who work in domiciliary/home care, day care or supported living in the private and community/voluntary sector under the Training for the Domiciliary Care Workforce Project administered by NISCC.  You must get approval from your employer in advance.