23 January, 2020 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
This Epilepsy course is designed to give an interesting overview of what epilepsy is and its affects. For those who work closely with individuals with epilepsy, they will be able to understand how to manage and treat seizures with rescue medicines such as buccal midazolam and rectal diazepam.
On the course, theory is studied using videos, group discussions and learners will be expected to demonstrate how to administer Buccal Midazolam and Rectal Diazepam, where competency will be assessed by a skilled trainer.
By the end of this course, learners will be able to:
- The Facts
- Classification of seizures
- Non Epileptic Attack Disorder (NEAD)
- The Carer’s Responsibility
- Status Epilepticus
- Management/First Aid
- Observation and Recording
- Safety/Risk Assessment
- Drug Treatment of Epilepsy
- Rectal Diazepam /
- Buccal Midazolam
Requirements & Suitability
This course is suited for all job roles providing they support adults with Epilepsy. Additionally, delegates will be expected to demonstrate how to administer Buccal, Midazolam and rectal Diazepam. There is also a mini test at the end of the course.