Epilepsy, Buccal Midazolam & Admin of Med (Full day)

Epilepsy, Buccal Midazolam & Admin of Med (Full day)

This course looks at the background, causes, treatment and forms of epilepsy. It includes both partial/focal and generalised seizures and has video content to help facilitate seizure recognition. In addition, the session covers emergency aid when a seizure occurs, status epilepticus and the protocols for the administration of oromucosal (buccal) midazolam.

Epilepsy, Buccal Midazolam course includes:

  • About Epilepsy
  • Causes of Epilepsy
  • Partial/focal seizures, including Temporal Lobe, Frontal Lobe, Parietal Lobe, Occipital Lobe
  • Generalised Seizures, including Tonic Clonic, Tonic, Atonic, Myoclinic, Absence Seizures
  • What to do when someone has a seizure
  • Status Epilepticus
  • First Aid in the event of seizures
  • Types of medication and treatments
  • Epistatus® administration
  • The administration of oromucosal midazolam

Administration of Meds;

This course gives learners the knowledge to help them to safely and effectively assist with, or administer, medication in a care or support setting. If delivered in-house, the course can be tailored to include the policies, procedures and protocols specific to an individual organisation.

  • What is a drug? What is a medicine?
  • Legal categories of medicines
  • Types and contents of prescriptions
  • Pharmacy medication labels
  • The laws regarding the administration of medicines
  • Understanding administration directions
  • Liquid medications (storage and safe administration)
  • Policies for administration (inc. not administering from family prepared containers etc.)
  • Drug crushing and covert medication (including legal and medical implications)
  • Systemic and topical medicines, including administration of topical medicines
  • Administration via P.E.G. and other routes
  • Non-prescription medicines including herbal; dangers, contraindications and side effects
  • The 7 rights of administration
  • Practical guidance on the giving of medicines

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Date

23 Jan 2020

Time

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Cost

£55 + vat per person

Location

Key Training Academy
Station Road, Llanfairfechan, LL33 0AP