First Aid
Epilepsy Awareness and Buccal (4 hrs)

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Aims:

To train participants to have an awareness of Epilepsy it’s various forms and treatments.

Objectives:

  • How to respond in an emergency
  • Treatments and their uses
  • How to risk assess clients
  • Best practise guidance

Target Audience:

This course is ideal for anyone who has to care for and work with Clients who have Epilepsy. It examines a range of treatments and appropriate responses for the safe management and treatment of Epilepsy.

Course Content:

  • What is Epilepsy
  • Current treatments and their uses
  • Classification of Seizures
  • Assessing the risk
  • Managing Seizures
  • Status Epilepticus
  • Triggers and precipants
  • Anti epileptic drugs, appropriate doses
  • Rectal Diazepam ,uses ,side effects
  • What is Buccal Medazolam
  • Buccal Medazolam Administration
  • Buccal Medazolam, overdose identification, actions

Commentary:

This course is for those who support server epilepsy sufferers, and includes the assessment of buccal administration by a qualified nurse, to enable candidates to support and manage sufferers safely.

To find out more about these courses please contact our office on 01922 683976 to speak to one of our team or email us on info@apex-ct.co.uk or complete our course interest form by clicking here.