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Epilepsy Advanced: Administering Medication - Adults and Children

This is a half day course for those who work with Adults or Children (not Babies) who have Epilepsy and will require the administration of either Buccal Midazolam or Rectal Diazepam.

This is an opportunity to refresh previous knowledge and skills or gain the knowledge and skills on the types of epileptic seizures, care of an adult or child during a seizure and the different types of medication associated with epilepsy.

You will also have the opportunity to learn how to administer Buccal Midazolam and Rectal Diazepam.

You must have completed the ‘Epilepsy Awareness online learning module’ prior to this event or attended 'Epilepsy Advanced' within the last two years. Also, you should have attended a Medication Administration Level 2 event in the last 2 years.
The aim of this course is to provide you with a greater awareness of epilepsy and the process and procedure in providing the medication needed when an adult or child experiences an epileptic seizure.
If you apply what you have learnt on this course, you will be able to:

  • Relate and explore previous learning and practice
  • Identify when an adult or child is experiencing a seizure
  • Explain what is good practice to providing the care and medication (Care planning)
  • Identify appropriate policy and guidelines
  • Identify when and how to administer prescribed medication
  • Identify what actions are appropriate if difficulties arise when using the care plan
  • You will need to have completed the ‘Epilepsy Awareness online learning module’ or have attended 'Epilepsy Advanced' within the last two years, you must also have attended a 'Medication Administration Level 2' event within the last two years to be eligible to attend this event.
    Children and Young People / Day Services / General Care / General Child Welfare / Health Care / Medication
    Adult Services / Children and Young People in Care / Children Services / PVI Sector - Adults / PVI Sector - Children
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    Lindsay Smith
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    SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
    Session 1Wednesday 27 March 201909:30 - 12:30Chichester - County HallLearning Loft - 305
    SessionSession Details
    Session 1
    Wednesday 27 March 2019

    09:30 - 12:30

    Chichester - County Hall

    Learning Loft - 305