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Epilepsy Advanced: Administering Medication - Adults and Children

Event Code AD 19/1501
Event Description 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.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMapInternal LA costPVI/Care Provider costPartnership costExternal cost
Session 1Wednesday
24 April 2019
09:30 - 12:30Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideParnham Room£0£0£50
Subject areas Children and Young People / Day Services / General Care / General Child Welfare / Health Care / Medication
Target audience
Adult Services / Children and Young People in Care / Children Services / PVI Sector - Adults / PVI Sector - Children
target audience
Course Owner Learning and Development TH (learninganddevelopment@westsussex.gov.uk)
Trainers
David Ellis
tutors
Training objectives 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.