Epilepsy Awareness with Rectal Administration Competency

Supporting people living with epilepsy

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Epilepsy Training With Rectal Administration Competency

There are various manifestations of epilepsy, all of which require different levels of support and treatment depending on the individual involved.

Momentum People offers several epilepsy awareness training programmes to cover all complexities. This awareness training is designed to give participants an overview of the condition and cover the causes, symptoms, types of seizures and treatment options plus, competency assessment to administer Diazepam or Paraldehyde rectally.

Course content

The course will help participants to understand the nature and incidence of epilepsy, introducing its various forms and clinical features, and outline the diagnostic methods for investigating suspected epilepsy.

  • What is epilepsy and its impact?
  • The physiology of nerve impulses and the brain
  • Incidence and prevalence of epilepsy
  • Causes of and diagnosis of the disease
  • Symptoms
  • Types of seizures
  • Treatment options and medication
  • Basic first aid
  • Emergency treatments
  • Administration of rectal diazepam or paraldehyde
  • Competency sign off

An additional competency can be added to this programme if you require training in the buccal administration of Midazolam. See link below.

Epilepsy Awareness 

Epilepsy Awareness with Buccal Midazolam Competency 

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Who is this course designed for?

Epilepsy Awareness with Rectal Administration Competency is ideal for all personnel working with people who have epilepsy and may need to give emergency treatment with Diazepam or Paraldehyde.

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Course duration

This Epilepsy Awareness with Rectal Administration Competency course is a full day course. Please allow for a duration of 7 hours which includes breaks and lunch.

Course outcome

At the end of this course, participants will understand the causes and symptoms of epilepsy, feel confident in explaining the range of treatments and be competent in administering diazepam or paraldehyde via the rectal route following an epileptic seizure.

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Ways to study

Epilepsy Awareness with Rectal Administration Competency is delivered as a face-to-face programme.

Epilepsy Awareness with Rectal Administration Competency Training fees

7 hour session – £950 + VAT and travel where applicable for up to 12 participants.

Why use Momentum People?

Momentum People’s training courses introduce diverse coaching and training styles using a holistic approach to ensure personal sustainability as well as practical knowledge and upskilling.

Specialist behaviour, communication and business strategy disciplines blend with pharmaceutical expertise to ensure courses are engaging, fun and hands-on.

Join thousands of professional healthcare individuals, teams and leaders who have already benefited from learning with Momentum People.

To book or ask a question call 0330 100 2821 or email training@momentumpeople.co.uk