Would you know how to respond safely if someone you were transporting in your vehicle had a seizure? Would you recognise that a seizure was occurring? Would you be able to provide suitable first aid?
Increasing numbers of people with epilepsy are prescribed rescue medicines (such as midazolam) that can stop a seizure. However, you must be trained and competent to administer this medicine safely. This workshop provides such training in line with ESNA guidelines.
Those who transport people with epilepsy.
Face-to-face (in person) practical workshop.
3 hrs 15 mins workshop
We assess knowledge with an assessment on the day. We will assess your individual competency to administer buccal midazolam on the face to face workshop.
Provides the learning outcomes set out in “Best practice guidelines for training professional carers in the administration of Buccal (Oromucosal) Midazolam for the treatment of prolonged and / or clusters of epileptic seizures”. Epilepsy Nurses Association (ESNA) June 2019.
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£675 per workshop at your venue (max 12 people). See add-on modules for this course below
A 45-minute module that can be added onto the above workshop where the trainer will demonstrate how to administer rectal diazepam and learners will be assessed.
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The Joint Epilepsy Council require learners to receive epilepsy awareness training in addition to emergency medication training. Our 3.5-hour course (above) provides the epilepsy awareness training in a workbook which is studied either before, or on the day of the workshop. As an alternative, we can run this 2-hour module at the start of the workshop which takes the epilepsy awareness information from the workbook and teaches it in an additional face-to-face module.
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A 45-minute module that can be added onto the above workshop where the trainer will demonstrate how to administer rectal paraldehyde and learners will be assessed.
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This session teaches delegates about what a Vagal Nerve Stimulator (VNS) is and how to support someone who has one, how to activate the stimulator with the magnet if required, learners will be assessed.