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Education, Expertise and Empowerment for all epilepsy professionals.


ESNA is the national professional organisation for all nurses supporting people with epilepsy. 




Empowerment, Education and Expertise for all epilepsy professionals.

ESNA is the national professional organisation for all nurses supporting people with epilepsy. 

OUR AIMS

Education

There are a number of regional groups 

who meet regularly to discuss latest 

developments in epilepsy, provide 

networking opportunities, peer support 

and CPD.

Training and CPD
Expertise

We are nurses and other health 

professionals working to support 

people with epilepsy.


 

ESNA Member Resources
Empowerment

We raise the profile of epilepsy and 

promote an holistic and 

multi-disciplinary approach.


 

Regional Groups

Carer Competency Checklist

COMPETENCY CHECKLIST FOR THE SAFE ADMINISTRATION OF OROMUCOSAL (BUCCAL) MIDAZOLAM

ESNA would like to introduce the oromucosal midazolam competency checklist. It is a helpful tool to guide reviewers and their caregivers through the process of understanding a person’s seizures, their emergency protocol, and the importance of safe and practical administration of oromucosal midazolam.

Download the checklist pdf using the link provided and open with Adobe Acrobat in order to use the full functionality.

Additional documentation and instructions can be downloaded here:

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Prescribing Day 2021

15th October 2021 

ESNA is organising an online Prescribing Day meeting.

The day is open to anyone with an interest in the treatment of epilepsy.

The day will count towards you CPD requirement for non-medical prescribers.

The event is free to members; there will be a charge of £50 for non-members.

Enrolment details will be available soon.

ESNA CONFERENCE - Glasgow 2022

WATCH THIS SPACE!

Due to Covid we have decided to postpone the conference for a further year.  The annual conference will now take place in Glasgow in September 2022. 

Further details on dates, agenda, costs & booking a place will follow as soon as possible. 

Our main meeting in 2021 will be Prescribing Day instead and will be held online.

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Best Practice Guidelines for the Administration of Buccal Midazolam

Quick download

This document serves as a guide for those purchasing, as well as delivering, training in the administration of Buccal Midazolam.

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Emergency Protocol Template

ESNA Executive Committee supports the use of an emergency interim measure during the situation of Covd-19 to assist in the prescribing of emergency medication.  

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Online post epilepsy training assessment tool

ESNA’s latest guidelines outline important safety standards for first aid intervention while demonstrating the need for awareness, training and consistent review of epilepsy knowledge and protocol. 

In collaboration with Virtual College we have created an online assessment tool to ensure to best practice is maintained in social care organisations when administering buccal midazolam. 

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The benefits of ESNA membership:

  • Networking and peer support
  • Annual conference
  • Free access to Epilepsia journal

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