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BUCCAL Training

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1£1691 Day


This course is designed for those new to working within community settings with epileptic individuals. The trainer for this course content is a registered Nurse. 

All information is in line with the latest ESNA guidelines for giving buccal midazolam in the community.  We recommend staff undertake an initial days training on Epilepsy Awareness. This course meets all requirements of these guidelines. 

Course Covers:

What causes epilepsy
How is it diagnosed
Different types of seizure
Treatment options
First aid for seizures
Status Epilepticus
Care planning, and recording mechanisms
Risk Assessments
Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)
Case discussions
Further support and information
Living with stigma
Psychosocial issues
Cultural awareness
Psychiatric co- morbidities
What is midaolam
Indications for use
Dosing schedules
Benefits of midazolam
Respiratory depression
Side Effects
Difficulties in administration
Buccal care plans
Safe storage and disposal
Duty of care, and accountability
Practical demonstrations
Local polices
Seeking further help
Potential of misuse
Case discussions

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