CPD courses offered by Mental Health and Wellbeing


"Epilepsy, seizure and sleep disorders"

3 days
January
Daily (Wednesday to Friday, 9.30am to 4.30pm)

What is it about?
This course provides an introduction to epilepsy, covering clinical assessment and diagnosis, treatment and management approaches.  The assessment of cognitive functions in epilepsy is discussed, including the use of pre-surgery cognitive assessment and WADA testing.  The assessment of patients with non-epileptic seizure disorders is also addressed.  The second part of the course covers sleep disorders, including the neuropsychological consequences of sleep related breathing disorders, along with narcolepsy, cataplexy and neurological factors in sleep disorders.

Who is it for?
The course is for clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, rehabilitation physicians, speech and language therapists, and occupational therapists.

Why should you undertake it?
You will develop specialist knowledge of the neuropsychology of epilepsy and sleep disorders.