Epilepsy - Administration of Rectal Diazepam and Vagal Nerve Stimulation (VNS)

Date & Time:

Friday 5 April 2019 (9:30 - 12:30)

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Venue:

Sutton Inclusion Centre, Sutton Inclusion Centre Northspur Road Sutton - Please note no parking allowed on site -

Detail:

Target Group:

London Borough of Sutton staff, in particular the Support and Inclusion Team and other staff working within Adult Social Care and commissioned providers within Nursing, Residential and Day Care Services, including Home Carers, whose clients require the administration of Rectal Diazepam +  Vagal Nerve Stimulation.

Places will be offered to those in the PVI Sector that meet the required criteria when places are not taken up by LBS staff.

 

Course Overview:

The half day course covers theory and practice around the administration of Rectal Diazepam Medication and Vagal Nerve Stimulation (VNS) to manage epileptic seizures. .

The course includes:

  • Presentation;
  • Video followed by discussion;
  • Demonstration and practical exercise;
  • Questions; 

People attending this course must have previously completed the full day Course on Epilepsy

 

Learning Objectives:

After attending this course attendants will have:

  • Developed knowledge about the theory and practice around the administration of Rectal Diazepam.
  • Gained understanding of usual reactions to Rectal Diazepam (including precautions)
  • Gained ability to recognise safety implications and when to call 999
  • Developed knowledge about the theory and practice around Vagal Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
  • Gained Knowledge on VNS possible side effects
  • Gained understanding on patients experience

Prerequisite:

Epilepsy Training and Emergency Administration of Medication (Attended no longer than 12 months prior to this event)

Booking:

Booking has now closed for this event.

Further Information:

Trainer:

Alan Lim Ltd

Venue Details:

Sutton Inclusion Centre, Sutton Inclusion Centre Northspur Road Sutton - Please note no parking allowed on site -

(020 8641 4275)