This course was developed in conjunction with the Joint Epilepsy Council of the UK and Ireland (JEC) guidelines. The aim of the course is that delegates develop a greater understanding of epilepsy and are instructed in the administration of Buccal Midazolam medication. The delegates will be observed and tested throughout the day; successful delegates will be issued a certificate of attendance. The one day programme entitled Epilepsy Awareness and the Administration of Buccal Midazolam is delivered as an open or in-house course.
Morning Session: Epilepsy Awareness
- What is epilepsy?
- Causes of epilepsy
- Diagnosis of epilepsy
- What is a seizure?
- Types of seizures
- Stages and management of Complex Partial Seizures
- Stages and management of Tonic Clonic Seizures
- When to call an ambulance
- Seizure triggers
- Treatment options
- Medication side effects
- Lifestyle implications
- Recording seizures
- Epilepsy Care Plan
Afternoon Session: Buccal Midazolam
- What is Midazolam?
- How Buccal Midazolam works
- Advantages of Buccal Midazolam
- Potential side effects
- Indications for use
- Convulsive and non-convulsive status
- How to prepare Buccal Midazolam
- Practical demonstration
- Evaluation and Close
Open Course Regional Training Fee: €95.00 per person
Open Course Dublin Training Fee: €75.00 per person
In-house Course Training Fee: €75.00 per person
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