Initial Epilepsy Awareness & Buccal Midazolam Training (6 hours)
This full day training is for anyone who provides care or support to individuals with epilepsy and may be required to administer buccal midazolam for prolonged seizures.
The course covers all the essential components set out in the ESNA best practice guidelines and will provide you with a full understanding of epilepsy, the different seizure types and the impact epilepsy has on learning and behaviour.
Training also includes the use of emergency medication for prolonged seizures (buccal midazolam) and sets out the principles and safety aspects that relate to administration. A practical demonstration on how to give emergency medications will be carried out and you will have the opportunity to practice in a simulated situation.
A variety of teaching and learning methods are used including interactive group workshops, case studies and video footage of different seizure types is included.
Ongoing assessment is carried out using questioning during training, to ensure safety and delegates understanding.
- an introduction to epilepsy
- treatments – medication and side effects
- types of seizures (including management and first aid)
- status epilepticus
- care planning and recording
- sources of support and information
- an introduction to emergency medications for epilepsy
- when and how it should be used
- individual care plans
- risk assessments & duty of care
- stigma, psychological/psychiatric co-morbidities, issues & cultural awareness
- assessment of knowledge
Our fun and interactive training programme is delivered by highly experienced Registered Nurses who have current clinical experience in this field.
A Certificate of Attendance is awarded on completion of the course and is valid for 2 years. A refresher course (3 hour) is recommended by ESNA every 2 years as a minimum requirement.
£600 for groups of up to 16 people (quotes given for larger numbers)
Training is delivered either face to face at your venue or as ‘Virtual TEACH’ – face to face training delivered by way of video conference. Tailored to your requirements and delivered on a date and time that suits you.
For further details and to make a booking please contact us on 020 8720 6635 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively you can complete our booking enquiry form and we will get straight back to you.