Following government advice, ESCC have made the decision to postpone or cancel some face to face training. This decision has been made in light of the national concerns about the spread of the coronavirus (COVID - 19). Please see individual courses for more information.
This course is suitable for all ESCC DPS support workers who support people who have epilepsy.
This session includes an assessment of competence in a training environment (measuring a 1ml dose and administering to the buccal cavity on a colleague).
Following this training and BEFORE administering Buccal Midazolam:
It is the manager’s responsibility to ensure that the staff member understands each individual client’s care plan /support profile regarding the administration and use of Buccal Midazolam. The manager needs to sign the attendance certificate to show this part of the competency assessment has been carried out.
To have a basic awareness of epilepsy and how to administer Buccal Midazolam.
By the end of this course it is anticipated you will be able to:
Identify different causes of epilepsy
Discuss different seizures groups and types
State safe practice measures when responding to/supporting an individual having a seizure
Describe the required information for recording a seizure
Know how to administer Buccal Midazolam (DVD & trainer demonstration).