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Epilepsy Awareness Including Rescue Medication

Our Epilepsy and Rescue Medication course enables attendees to understand the different type of seizures as well as how to administer rescue medication.
Epilepsy Awareness Including Rescue Medication

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Learn to recognise the different types of seizures as well as the different types of medication that can be administered.

What is Epilepsy? What are the 3 main types of seizures? What is Symptomatic epilepsy? What is Idiopathic epilepsy? What is Cryptogenic epilepsy? What are the common triggers of a seizure? What is a brain scan? What steps should be taken if you see an individual having a seizure? What types of medication are available to treat epilepsy? What types of side effects can occur from the medication administered? Why is compliance important within epilepsy and rescue medication? How surgery can be used as a treatment of epilepsy? What is status epilepticus? How should rescue medication be stored? What are the steps after the rescue medication has been administered? When should the emergency services be contacted? How should a seizure be recorded?

Our Epilepsy Awareness and Rescue Medication course will help you to answer the questions above and more.

Between 70 and 80 percent of people with epilepsy can successfully control their seizures through medication or surgical techniques.

Through our Epilepsy Awareness and Rescue Medication course, you will gain an understanding of what epilepsy awareness is as well as the different types of seizures that can occur. You will learn how epilepsy is diagnosed. You will learn how to support an individual during and after seizure activity. You will learn what rescue medication is as well as how it is administered. You will learn which documentation is used to record seizures and the information that is required.


What does Epilepsy Awareness Including Rescue Medication cover?

  • What epilepsy is.
  • Understand the different causes of epilepsy.
  • Understand the different types of seizures.
  • Recognise various treatment and medication available.
  • Understand how rescue medication is administered and how it should be stored.
  • Gain knowledge of how to record the seizure correctly.

Who is our Epilepsy Awareness Including Rescue Medication for?

Our Epilepsy Awareness and Rescue Medication course if for anyone who works with, looks after or cares for an individual with epilepsy that treats using rescue medication. Whatever care or non-care sector you work in our session will help you to aid an individual during a seizure and how to recognise the type of seizure.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

By the end of this course, you will be able to…

  • Discuss the importance of rescue medication.
  • Discuss the different types of seizures.
  • Recognise the common triggers of seizures.
  • Be able to understand the side effects that can occur from the administration of rescue medication.
  • Demonstrate how to aid an individual using first aid during a seizure.
  • Develop knowledge, skills and strategies that will provide you with information regarding treatments, medications and strategies.

Frequently asked questions

Our prices are personalised to the company, including how many delegates, and location. Please make an enquiry to get a personalised quote with no hidden costs.
We cover the whole of the UK.
Many of our courses can be adapted for both classroom settings or virtual platforms like zoom. Some courses that include a practical aspect can only be delivered in a classroom setting.
All learners will receive a certificate for any course they complete. Some of our courses are in-house certified, some of our courses are regulated by Ofqual and others are accredited by other awarding bodies.

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