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Epilepsy Awareness

23 January, 2020 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Fully funded

Half day


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.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

  • The Facts
  • Diagnosis/Causes
  • Classification of seizures
  • Triggers
  • 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. 

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3 out of 12 available Standard Booking Please note: If the course you are attending is on more than one date, all dates must be attended. Registration is 15 minutes before the start time. Delegates who are more than 30 minutes late will not be admitted into the training and a cost will occur.

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23 January, 2020
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fully funded
Courses Category:
Aimed at:
Managers, Training Co-ordinators, HR staff, Deputy staff, Senior staff, Care Staff, Team Leaders, Registered Nurses
Service User focus:
Dementia, Elderly, Learning Disability, Autism, Drug misuse
Care Setting focus:
Residential, Homecare, Care Home, Flexicare, Supported Living, Nursing Home