Epilepsy Awareness and the Administration of Buccal Midazolam - For Professionals in the South-East
Epilepsy Ireland provides a one-day training course in Epilepsy Awareness and the administration of Buccal Midazolam to health care professionals, teachers and SNAs. These professions often involve the care of a person or child with epilepsy, and it is vital that those caring for a person with epilepsy have a clear understanding of the condition and what to do in the event of an emergency.
be able to recognise and describe common seizure types
be able to understand common causes of epilepsy and triggers of seizures
know how to manage seizures appropriately including when it is appropriate to administer Buccal Midazolam
know how to record a seizure and understand the importance of an epilepsy care plan
know when to seek medical help
Certification: A certificate of attendance will be issued which is valid for two years
The training will be delivered in Wetland by Community Resource Officer for the South-East, Miriam Gray. As a patient organisation, our team can offer follow up support to organisations and individuals who have undertaken this training. Cost is €95 per person and places are limited to incorporate social distancing due to COVID-19. Please visit our Eventbrite page to book your place now.