Classroom course in Epilepsy and Buccal Midazolam for anyone in the UK. Search for a course near you and get training by an approved ProTrainings instructor.
The manual we use has been provided by the JEC from the following website: www.jointepilepsycouncil.org.uk. This means ProTrainings as a training provider deliver the theoretical and practical training through simulation and demonstration (you will receive a certificate and have access to download a CPD credit time statement as additional evidence). Following training, you or another experienced qualified personnel will shadow the trainee and officially sign them as competent when they have administered midazolam in a real situation.
The Joint Epilepsy Council’s (JEC) guide on training standards for administration of Buccal Midazolam state:
The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.
It also covers the side effects, effects, dose, record keeping and after treatment care.
Buccal Midazolam training and Epilepsy Awareness Course The Cognet Buccal Midazolam training and Epilepsy Awareness course has been designed for individuals working in Health and Social care, early years pre-school or education where a risk assessment and care plan has identified the need for the use of buccal.
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Some of the consequences of living with epilepsy include:
As a general rule-of-thumb we would ask for at least four weeks lead time, however we have a very customer-focused philosophy and will always try our utmost to meet your more pressing requirements.
First aid at work and paediatric first aid training will cover epilepsy and its first aid management but it is often brief and will not include the emergency medication.
Course Specification First Aid Related Courses: Emergency First Aid At Work (EFAW) First Aid at Work (3 Day) First Aid At Work Re-Qualification (2 Day) First Aid At Work Annual Refresher 12 Hour Paediatric First Aid Basic Life Support (BLS) Buccal Midazolam Training and Epilepsy Awareness Anaphylaxis Awareness and Auto-injector Automated External Defibrillator (AED) HF – Hydrofluoric Acid First Aid Medical Gases – Oxygen Medical Gases – Entonox Resources Area Medication Resources.
We can also provide training in the administration of rectal diazepam; please contact us for details.
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Learners will be assessed through practical observation at the end of the session.
It has been recognised that the administration of buccal midazolam for the control of prolonged or continuous seizures is an effective treatment which can be life saving.
Training Fee: €95.00 per person.
The administration of buccal midazolam is considered to be a less invasive procedure than the administration of rectal diazepam. The issue of privacy and dignity are less compromised and in situations where it is not acceptable or convenient to use rectal diazepam, buccal midazolam is an effective alternative.
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Lunch 1.00pm - 2.00pm.
Given promptly, this relatively simple procedure can prevent major disruption to daily life resulting from hospital emergency treatment. It has been recognised that the administration of buccal midazolam for the control of prolonged or continuous seizures is an effective treatment which can be life saving.
Training in the administration of buccal midazolam is now being provided by Epilepsy Ireland in response to feedback from health professionals who have identified this as a currently unmet need in Ireland. Epilepsy Ireland's training is the first of its kind in Ireland.
This has resulted in its inclusion in the UK's National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) clinical practice guideline on the diagnosis and management of epilepsy in children and adults published in 2004.
The use of buccal midazolam as a rescue medication has become increasingly popular over the last few years.
Morning Session: 9.00 - 1.00pm Epilepsy Awareness.
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This course has been developed in conjunction with the Joint Epilepsy Council of the UK and Ireland (JEC) guidelines. The aim of the course is that delegates develop a greater understanding of epilepsy and are instructed in the administration of Buccal Midazolam medication the delegates will be observed and tested throughout the day; successful delegates will be issued a certificate of attendance.
Afternoon Session: 2.00pm - 4.30pm Buccal Midazolam.
Courses - Epilepsy Awareness and Buccal Midazolam Administration. Buccal Midazolam is an emergency rescue medication prescribed by a medical practitioner or nurse prescriber for the control of prolonged or continuous seizures which can be a lifesaving procedure.
It is recommended that an employer organisation provides work based assessment and initial supervison in practice in addition to this training. The trainer will assess that learning is taking place during the course and supervise the simulated procedure during training. It is further recommended that a refresher course be attended within 2 years of completion the the full training course, please contact us for details of refresher courses. Epilepsy Awareness covering:.
This course is for up to 12 people and is suitable for anyone who is authorised to administer buccal midazolam as prescribed by a medical practitioner or nurse prescriber and as specified in the individual care plan. The training facilitates safe, appropriate and dignified administration of the medication providing all the necessary protocols and policies are in place and followed. The course is delivered in line with the JEC Guidelines for this type of training.
At the end of the course the attendees will:
The Administration of buccal midazolam covering:
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There are agreed guidelines on training standards for the administration for buccal midazolam produced by the JEC and the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) suggest use of buccal midazolam as an alternative to rectal diazepam according to the individual agreed protocol.
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Buccal Midazolam is an emergency rescue medication prescribed by a medical practitioner or nurse prescriber for the control of prolonged or continuous seizures which can be a lifesaving procedure. It is administered by a trained person to the buccal mucosa (between the gums and cheek) and is receiving wide spread acceptance due to its effectiveness in stopping seizures and its social acceptability.
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Epilepsy Active provides professional epilepsy training and Buccal Midazolam training courses, delivered by an epilepsy specialist nurse.
Knowledge of current research and practice relating to epilepsy is updated by attending high quality conferences and maintaining close contacts with other epilepsy professionals working in the field. Professional registration is required to be updated yearly. For further details, see ' About Us '. All courses are delivered by a Registered Nurse who has specialised in Epilepsy since 1997.
Our training can be applied to any setting that is interested in providing quality care for adults or children with epilepsy.
Our clients include :
At Epilepsy Active we are experienced in providing relevant training to a wide spectrum of organisations. Courses are delivered in-house or at a venue of your choice throughout the UK.
In addition, our trainer is experienced and formally qualified to deliver our courses in an accessible, engaging way that will facilitate delegates to learn and be inspired to deliver the highest quality care.
Epilepsy Active provides a variety of professional courses, driven by current research and delivered by a dedicated epilepsy specialist. Our courses include Epilepsy and the Administration of Buccal Midazolam.
Courses can be individually tailored to meet the specific needs of your service in addition to ensuring that current guidelines set by the Joint Epilepsy Council (JEC) are duly met.
Contact Us: For advice on training for your organisation or personal needs, call us on 01939 236383 or via our contact form. ^ 01939 236383 EMAIL 01939 236383 EMAIL.
Full and half-day courses are available, designed to equip delegates with practical skills, current knowledge and a sense of empathy and compassion to enable them to provide safe and dignified care to your clients. Full and half-day courses cover a range of areas including epilepsy training and Buccal Midazolam training. See ' Our Training Courses ' for more details.