Epilepsy & Administration of Rescue Medication

Couses Available:

Epilepsy Awareness & Management (1/2 Day)

If appropriate this course can then be followed up by:

Administration of Buccal Midazolam (1/2 Day)

and / or:

Administration of Rectal Diazepam (1/2 Day)

Who Should Attend

Max No: Delegates = 12

What will attendees learn?

Course Content

Epilepsy Awareness & Management:

The administration of Buccal Midazolam:

The administration of rectal diazepam:

NB: The courses Administration of Buccal Midazolam and Administration of Rectal Diazepam will not be delivered as ‘stand alone’ courses. If the delegate has not previously undertaken the Epilepsy Awareness course with the trainer – they will need to provide evidence (eg. Certificate, course materials) of having attended a similar course. Where the evidence is not available the delegate will be required to complete a pre-course questionnaire to provide evidence of their knowledge.

This is in compliance with the Core Components of a Buccal Midazolam/Rectal Diazepam course indicated in the Joint Epilepsy Council guidelines.

Assessment

The following applies to the 3 courses:

  1. CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT THROUGHOUT THE DAY:
    • Questioning, oral and written
    • Case studies
  2. Theory, Written Proof of Learning

Duration

Epilepsy Awareness 1/2 Day - Administration of Buccal Midazolam 1/2 Day - Administration of Rectal Valium - 1/2 Day