4 Hours inc breaks for awareness
6 hours teaching (7 Hour day to include breaks) to include Midazolam competencies.
Delivered as either refresher or competency, our Epilepsy Awareness (with Midazolam) course guarantees that trainees will have full up-to-date compliance with ILAE and ENSA guidelines. Upon course completion (and assessment if competency), trainees will be fully accredited in epilepsy training for a maximum 24-month period, after which course reattendance will be required for compliance.
To learn about the epidemiology and aetiology (causes) of epilepsy and why it occurs at a significantly higher rate in individuals living with LD.
To understand the medical definition of “epilepsy”, what we mean by “seizures” and what might trigger them.
To recognise the diagnostic process for epilepsy and how this may differ amongst individuals living with LD.
To understand that there are different types of seizure that will affect how they present themselves and what management and first aid we will need to provide.
To appreciate the social, physical and mental impact of living with epilepsy.
To understand the importance of effective recording, risk management and identification of support needs.
To develop confidence with using recording charts, protocols and treatment plans.
To recognise the available treatment options for epilepsy, with a focus on anti-epileptic medication and possible adverse reactions.
To understand the purpose and side-effects of Midazolam, and the principles of timing when administering Midazolam.
[IF COMPETENCY] To demonstrate the administration of Buccal Midazolam.