Epilepsy Awareness and Administration of Buccal Midazolam

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Healthcare Training & Consultancy

Course Provider

    Based in Monmouth

Regions covered

    National

How to book

    Use the course enquiry form on the right or call them on 0330 6600 451.

Training Course Details

  • Delivery Method: In-house/Workplace
  • Suitable for: Group

Description

Aims:

For participants to gain awareness of the main types of epileptic seizures, gain knowledge about rescue medication and the principles of administration.

Outcomes:

By the end of the Epilepsy Awareness and Administration of Buccal Midazolam session participants will be able to:

  • Explain epilepsy and identify signs and symptoms
  • Recognise who may be at risk and how the condition may affect them
  • Explain how to deal with a person who presents with an epileptic seizure
  • Describe various ‘triggers’
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the medication prescribed for the condition and correct procedure for Buccal administration of Midazolam
  • Gain an awareness of the condition epilepsy

Course content:

  • Epilepsy and the causes
  • ‘triggers’ and lifestyle causes
  • Myths
  • Common types of seizures
  • ‘epistatus’ medication
  • Storage
  • Procedures before, during and after administration
  • ‘care planning’, protocols and documentation
  • Practical
  • First Aid
  • Recovery Position

If Administration of Buccal Midazolam is not needed in your workplace, we can discuss this with you. 1 hour will be deducted from the course and cost accordingly.

NB: Competency is based on workplace performance and MUST be monitored by the employer

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