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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

ESNA 30TH ANNIVERSARY LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Congratulations to Yvonne Leavy on being awarded our first ever achievement award on the occasion of our 30th anniversary.  The award represents her outstanding contribution to epilepsy specialist nursing during her career.  Yvonne was delighted to be recognised in this way by her colleagues and said, " This is greatly appreciated and I hope we can use it as a catalyst to encourage joint work and collaboration across our ESNA family"

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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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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LATEST NEWS

The benefits of ESNA membership:

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

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