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Epilepsy Awareness with Rescue Medication Administration Training

Superior Healthcare offer CPD accredited Epilepsy Awareness Training for care and nursing teams who are looking to improve their knowledge and clinical skills in caring for clients with Epilepsy and complex conditions.

Epilepsy Awareness Training

This half day Epilepsy Awareness with Rescue Medication Administration course is designed for registered nurses, community carers, support workers & healthcare assistants working in the healthcare industry who are looking to enhance their clinical skills and knowledge in caring for a client with epilepsy.

The course will provide an awareness of epilepsy covering the various types of epilepsy and seizures, the causes and triggers of a seizure and will also explain what to do in the event of a seizure.

It will cover the administration of rescue medication, Buccal Midazolam (and Rectal Diazepam if required) and provide participants an opportunity to practice scenario’s to gain confidence in using these medications during a seizure.

Training Overview

Learning Outcomes:

  • Overview of epilepsy and how to recognize seizure activity
  • Overview of how epilepsy is diagnosed and treated
  • Overview of epilepsy triggers
  • Overview of anti-epilepsy medications and treatments including, vagal-nerve stimulation, & keto-genic diet.
  • Have an understanding of SUDEP.
  • Have an understanding of what to do in an emergency
  • Have an understanding of status epilepticus
  • Have an understanding of the types of emergency treatments including administration of buccal midazolam and rectal paraldehyde (in children)

Training can be conducted at our Whitstable Head Office or at a location convenient for you within the South East.

Duration: 3.5 hours (1/2 day)
Maximum number of delegates: 12

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