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Administration of Epilepsy Rescue Medication

3 hours - £30pp

Welcome to the Helping Hands Administration of Epilepsy Rescue Medication which is designed for those participants that have a good knowledge of epilepsy but require a refresher in the use of rescue medication. In this course participants will refresh their knowledge of epilepsy as a whole and replenish and practise their knowledge about epilepsy medication and first aid.

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Administration of Epilepsy Rescue Medication Training Course Overview

Unit I: Clinical Definition of Epilepsy

Unit II: Causes of Epilepsy

Unit III: Diagnosing Epilepsy

Unit IV: Treatment of Epilepsy

Unit V: First Aid

Unit VI: Compliance

Unit VII: Diazepam

Unit VIII: Administration

Unit IX: Epilepsy Recovery Position

Unit X: Midazolam 

Unit XI: Side Effects

Unit XII: Why Midazolam?

Unit XIII: Buccal Space

Unit XIV: Epilepsy and Safety

Unit XV: Risk Assessment

Unit XVI: Basic Safety Issues

Unit XVII: Epilepsy Care Plans and Seizure Protocols

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you need any prior training/qualifications to do this course?

Yes, this course is a refresher course designed to replenish the knowledge and skills of participants who have previously completed the Epilepsy Awareness and Administration of Rescue Medication course. This will refresh and expand upon the learning gained from that course.

Do you offer this course online?

As this course contains some physical aspects and the teaching of hands-on skills it cannot be delivered online or via virtual workshop. To be able to pass this course participants must be able to demonstrate that they can execute the physical requirements and skills taught in this course and are deemed by the instructor as being capable of deploying these skills in real world scenarios.

Do you need to be physically fit to do this course?

There are some physical aspects to this course where participants need to be able to demonstrate proficiency and ability to execute these physical requirements in order to pass the course. However, these physical requirements are not considered to be taxing or requiring a high level of fitness – all people of moderate health will be able to participate without difficulty.

Do you gain a qualification from this course?

This course is certified by Helping Hands and participants that pass this course can hold their course certificates as evidence of professional learning and an excellent level of knowledge, understanding and skills pertaining to this topic.

Student Comments

"This was practically very useful and I am now able to administer rescue medication properly and safely."


"Getting hands on with the practise equipment was very useful for me in being able to get a feel for what I will have to do in those emergency situations."


"This course was very important and in depth, I could not have wished for a better trainer in helping me to understand the process of rescue medication and how to best support my clients."


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