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About this course Throughout the duration of this 3-hour course, attendees will gain a deep understanding of epilepsy awareness and the best practice for managing someone experiencing a seizure. Our comprehensive course is lead by qualified nurse tutors who have a wealth of experience in leading epilepsy awareness training for a variety of audiences. Course content Our course covers a wide variety of insightful topics on epilepsy, its symptoms and approved treatments, including: What is epilepsy and how common is it What are seizures What are the causes/triggers Types of epilepsy and seizure classification (including video clips) Recognising a seizure Recording seizures First aid Status epilepticus Series/clusters of seizures Non Epileptic seizures Sudden unexplained death in epilepsy How epilepsy can affect lifestyle, self esteem and independence Driving regulations Medication and individualised care plans Risk assessment Learning outcomes Delegates will gain a better understanding of the management and recording of different types of seizures Delegates will have a greater understanding of risk assessment. Delegates will be able to recognise the emergency situation and act effectively Training facilitates best practice guidelines (Joint Epilepsy Council) and ensures that all will have the practical skills and knowledge to provide a safe, effective environment for people with epilepsy. Course content In addition to the skills and learnings gathered throughout our epilepsy awareness training, delegates will also learn: What is Midazolam? Uses for epilepsy and other conditions Indications for use in epilepsy and the benefits of using Midazolam Appropriate dose instructions Practical demonstration and video demonstration Possible difficulties, overdose identification and emergency action plans What to do if Midazolam proves ineffective Risk assessment best practice Individual Care Plans Organisational Protocols and local policies Duty of Care issues Legal responsibilities Learning outcomes Learn to recognise emergency situations and take appropriate actions Gain an understanding of the theory and practical applications of administering buccal midazolam Learn to administer buccal midazolam safely according to best practice and in accordance with the individual s care plan Receive a certificate of attendance, which will be valid for one year

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We provide training for epilepsy awareness and a wide range of other courses for healthcare professionals, educational staff, support teams and the general public. All of our courses are led by experts who provide a comprehensive understanding alongside solid learning outcomes. Led by an experienced and knowledgeable team, we believe in providing exceptional training services each and every time, all at our client's convenience.

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National Epilepsy Training

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Hind Hill Street Heywood Greater Manchester

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