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Epilepsy Training for Support Workers and Midazolam Introduction via Intranasal and Buccal Routes : Live Virtual Classroom Training

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Epilepsy Training for Support Workers and Midazolam Introduction via Intranasal and Buccal Routes : Online Live Training


Overview/Content
1 in 4 people with a disability are likely to have epilepsy. This program is a must for support workers who support clients living with epilepsy. The program develops the essential knowledge to understand and recognise epilepsy, its trigger factors and the different types of seizures. The management of different seizures is thoroughly explained. The trainer will examine and discuss different types of medications used to treat epilepsy, as well as strategies for minimising the risks for clients with epilepsy during everyday activities.
This course has an additional short module introducing the safe principles and techniques of Midazolam administration in accordance with a generic client's epilepsy management plan and emergency medication plan.

Delivery Mode
Live Virtual Classroom Training : 2 hours and 30 minutes

Qualification Issued
Epilepsy Training for Support Workers and Midazolam Introduction via Intranasal and Buccal Routes : Live Virtual Classroom Training

More About This Course
Our Epilepsy program will only ever be conducted by an experienced nurse or paramedic. There can be no better trainer than one who has "lived" the experience of supporting people who have epilepsy. As a trusted health professional, they will teach the 'why' of your course and are committed to your learning.

Some of the topics include:

  • Understanding and defining epilepsy and its causes

  • Exploring epilepsy trigger factors

  • Discussing different types of epileptic seizures

  • Reviewing the common medications to treat epilepsy

  • Explaining the information which is required in a care plan

  • Exploring the measures, including safe work practices, to be used in order to reduce the likelihood of injury

  • Outlining the management of focal and generalised seizures

  • Managing the unconscious breathing casualty

  • Discussing the effects and possible side-effects of Midazolam

  • Outlining the information required to manage seizures from a care plan

  • The first aid management of status epilepticus

  • The process of administering intranasal and buccal midazolam







Premium Health were fast, flexible and willing to assist at all times, we changed sessions from face-to-face (on-site) to video conferencing for all of our people. This was a great achievement and provided a great outcome.

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