Epilepsy education

The information on this page will signpost you to specific courses depending on what your learning needs are. By clicking on the course titles you will be taken directly to the course prospectus on the LEaD website where you can book on a course.

Diabetes education

Resources:

Learning Disabilities division epilepsy webpage

Epilepsy Action website

Epilepsy Sociey website

SUDEP Aware website

Toolkit of Epilepsy Resources which includes risk assessments, care plans, a seizure recording chart and information about anti-epileptic medication

Epilepsy in People with a Learning Disability Map

NICE Pathway – Epilepsy

SHFT Moisture Pathway

Related policies and procedures:

How to manage someone having a seizure – what to do when an inpatient has a seizure

Procedure for Delegation of Administration of Buccal Midazolam to Non-Registered Practitioners and Paid Carers by Nurses within Inpatient Services in the Learning Disability Division

Guidelines for the training in and the administration of Midazolam Sugar Free Buccal Liquid 10mg/ml for the Management of Tonic-Clonic Status Epilepticus in Adults with a Learning Disability

How to manage someone having a seizure – what to do when an inpatient has a seizure

Risk assessments for people with Epilepsy

Care Plans for people with Epilepsy

Observations to be undertaken while someone is having a seizure

Protocol for the safe bathing and showering of people with epilepsy 

Training courses for you:

All staff are required to complete Epilepsy Awareness Training, either:

Epilepsy Awareness Training – face to face

OR

Epilepsy Awareness Training - e-Videos followed by the e-Assessment

All staff are required to complete the Epilepsy Essential Update

Pharmacology Refresher

A CPD module entitled "Good practice in the assessment, treatment, and management of Epilepsy for people with Learning Disabilities" is available through the University of Hertfordshire

For information about accessing Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) modules and funding please visit the LBR webpage

Epilepsy Awareness Training – face to face

Epilepsy Awareness Training - e-Videos followed by the e-Assessment

Epilepsy Essential Update

Pharmacology Refresher

A CPD module entitled "Good practice in the assessment, treatment, and management of Epilepsy for people with Learning Disabilities" is available through the University of Hertfordshire

For information about accessing Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) modules and funding please visit the LBR webpage