Managing Epilepsy in Children with a Life Limiting Condition

LauraLynn Ireland’s Children’s Hospice

1 Oct

Suitable For:  All Healthcare Professionals working in palliative care setting.

Cost: €95

This programme aims to explore aspects of seizure management as it relates to children with life limiting conditions.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this course the learner will be able to:

  • Discuss childhood epilepsy and its prevalence in children with an intellectual disability, life limiting conditions and in children’s palliative care
  • Explain how to recognise seizures and record, monitor and care for a child following a seizure
  • Describe the medications used for epilepsy maintenance and rescue management
  • Discuss the dietary management of epilepsy
  • Describe the psychosocial implications of epilepsy on the child and his/her family
  • Discuss the management of seizures at the end of life

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