Epilepsy and the Safe Use of Seizure Control Medication

NOTE: This course is only available as a private course booking where we deliver the training at the clients premises. It is not available as a public course

PURPOSE OF THIS TRAINING

An explanation is given to the trainees of the various signs and symptoms of epileptic seizure, and how to treat it. This includes the reasons for giving medication, the dangers of medication, and when, whom and how to give it.

AIMS & OBJECTIVES:

  • To explain what epilepsy is.
  • To explain the different types of epilepsy & seizures.
  • To explain the signs & symptoms of epilepsy.
  • To discuss the possible causes and trigger factors of epilepsy.
  • To discuss the prevalence of epilepsy.
  • To discuss various treatments of epilepsy.
  • To demonstrate and practice the recovery position.
  • Creating personal care plans and keeping records.
  • To explain the background to stesolid or buccal midazolam.
  • To explain how and when to give stesolid or buccal midazolam.
  • To discuss current medication delivery procedure and insurance issues.
  • First Aid and Emergency care information.

METHODS OF TRAINING

These include lecture, demonstration, slides, practical work and a short video.

WHO SHOULD DO THIS TRAINING?

This course is aimed at all Health Care Workers, during the course of who’s work, may encounter service users who suffer from epilepsy and may require the delivery of seizure control medication.

CERTIFICATION

This course is delivered by qualified and experienced health care professionals.

For further information please call Matthew on 1890-600-666 or email Matthew@ayrton.ie