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Epilepsy Awareness & Administration of Rescue Medication

6 hours - £60pp

Welcome to the Helping Hands Epilepsy Awareness and Administration of Rescue Medication course which will equip participants with comprehensive knowledge of epilepsy and will detail rescue medications used, their side effects and actions to be taken if administered. Upon completion of this course participants will develop an in depth understanding of epilepsy as a condition and be confident in being able to effectively administer rescue medication, emergency first aid and be able to appropriately respond to epileptic seizures.

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Epilepsy Awareness & Administration of Rescue Medication Training Course Overview

Unit I: Course Objectives
Unit II: Epilepsy in History
Unit III: What is Epilepsy
Unit IV: What Epilepsy is not
Unit V: Clinical Definition of Epilepsy 
Unit VI: Causes of Epilepsy
Unit VII: Diagnosing Epilepsy 
Unit VIII: Recording Seizures
Unit IX: Treatment of Epilepsy
Unit XI: Brain Seizure Activity
Unit XII: Seizure Classification
Unit XIII: Absence Seizures
Unit XIV: Photosensitivity
Unit XV: Recording Seizures
Unit XVI: First Aid
Unit XVII: Status Epilepticus
Unit XIX: Compliance
Unit XX: Diazepam
Unit XXI: Administration
Unit XXII: Epilepsy Recovery Position
Unit XXIII: Midazolam 
Unit XXIV: Side Effects
Unit XXV: Why Midazolam?
Unit XXVI: Buccal Space
Unit XXVII: Epilepsy and Safety
Unit XXVIII: Risk Assessment
Unit XXIX: Basic Safety Issues
Unit XXX: Epilepsy Care Plans and Unit Seizure Protocols

Frequently Asked Questions

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

No, participants do not need any prior training or qualifications to attend this course. Helping Hands’ training courses are designed to pass on skills and knowledge to complete novices as well as experienced professionals, all participants will benefit from this course regardless of experience or existing skills/knowledge.

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 a really thorough and informative training course. I feel like I have a much better understanding of epilepsy now and cannot thank Phil (trainer) enough for this."


"Members of my family have been diagnosed with epilepsy, so I have been acutely aware of the condition for a long time but after attending this course I have realised just how little I knew beforehand. I have a much more detailed understanding now."


"Witnessing seizures in the past, I was very nervous about supporting clients with epilepsy, But now I feel confident in knowing exactly what to do in those situations."


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