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Course Outline: * Defining Epilepsy * Psychosocial Factors and Social Stigma * Assessment of Risk * Emergency Intervention * Medication: How it works, drugs used and the contra-indications * DemonstrationSimulation and application of emergency medications * Duty of Care * Ethical Issues Course Aims: * To raise the profile of people who have Epilepsy * To address attitudes towards people who have Epilepsy * To improve the quality of care of people who have Epilepsy * To facilitate the development of services for people who have Epilepsy * To develop knowledge and understanding of people working with People who have Epilepsy * To provide a platform for continuous professional debate on Epilepsy issues Learning Outcomes: * Gain a working understanding of Epilepsy * Gain knowledge and understanding of contributing factors * Gain an in-depth knowledge of the qualityduty of care * Gain knowledge of risk assessment * Gain a working knowledge of medicines and their administration * Gain an understanding of emergency intervention and be able to action as necessary * To be able to contribute effectively in debates concerning Epilepsy issues Upon successful completion of this course, the candidate will be certificated by JRCS Training in accordance with the JEC & NSE. This course will also give the delegate evidence towards NVQ and preparation for further study. Time: 9.30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Course Outline: * Defining Epilepsy * Psychosocial Factors and Social Stigma * Assessment of Risk * Emergency Intervention * Medication: How it works, drugs used and the contra-indications * DemonstrationSimulation and application of emergency medications * Duty of Care * Ethical Issues Course Aims: * To raise the profile of people who have Epilepsy * To address attitudes towards people who have...

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