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A&E Survival Guide - Seizures

14th Dec 2023
6:00 - 7:30pm (GMT)
14th Dec 2023
6:00 - 7:30pm (GMT)
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This teaching session will help medical professionals recognise a patietn that has come with a seizure; the typicl and stypical presentations in an ED setting. Also, you will learn the pathophysiology behind seizures and the most common causes of seizuress and how to manage/ treat them accordingly in an ED setting. Also, you get to know the most urgent investigations you need to do and the reasons behind them in an ED setting. Besides, you will learn the scoring tools and referral "cheat sheets" you need when referring to a specialist.

Summary

This teaching session will help medical professionals leanr to quickly recognise a sick child. You will learn the classic clinical features of childhood illness and when to escalate urgently. Gain the practical skills you need for making the best decisions in the high pressured emergency and urgent care environment for children. Don't miss this opportunity to hone your skills and improve the quality of care for pediatric patients.

Learning objectives

1. Recognise the typical and atypical presentation of a patient who has had a seizure in an emergency department (ED) setting. 2. Understand the pathophysiology behind seizures, including the most common causes. 3. Learn how to manage and treat seizures appropriately in an ED setting, taking into account the patient’s symptoms, condition, and potential causes. 4. Evaluate the necessary investigations to performed on patients presenting with seizures in the ED, and understand the reasons behind the urgency for each of these examinations. 5. Utilize referral "cheat sheets" and other scoring tools effectively to ensure efficient and accurate communication when referring seizure patients to specialists within a hospital context.
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14th Dec 2023
6:00 - 7:30pm (GMT)
Hosted on MedAll
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