Epilepsy Awareness and Rescue Medication Training

Qualification

JD Own Certificate

Duration

1 Day

Maximum Attendees

1 Person

Cost Per Course

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Cost Per Person

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Overview

This course equips learners with the knowledge of epilepsy, including the understanding of what it is, and how to care for people with it.  

Course Contents

  • What is epilepsy?
  • The effects epilepsy has on the body
  • Awareness of different types of seizures
  • How to support a person during a epileptic seizure
  • Awareness of epileptic medication
  • Understanding Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) therapy
  • Other treatments available e.g. surgery, ketogenic diet
  • How to recognise an epileptic emergency and how to deal with it appropriately including when to call the emergency services
  • Understanding and demonstrating the correct use of emergency medication (buccal midazolam, epistatus) as per JEC guidelines (Joint Epilepsy Council)

Accrediated Qualification

JD Own Certificate