Peterborough Council Learning & Development Services

15/1/2020 Epilepsy Awareness & the administration of buccal midazolam

15/1/2020 Epilepsy Awareness & the administration of buccal midazolam

Aimed at frontline staff in Adult Social Care & Children's Services.

Learning Outcomes

  • Dispel myths and misconceptions about the epilepsies
  • Describe the main causes of the epilepsies and the common triggers of seizures List key recommendations from NHS best practice epilepsy guidance
  • Understand how vulnerable adults can maximize the clinical expertise locally and nationally for their epilepsy and seizures Understand the vulnerability to the epilepsies in adults with a learning disability
  • Discuss the different types of seizures, types of epilepsy and epilepsy syndromes
  • Describe the range of NHS treatments for the epilepsies
  • Manage all seizures safely and with dignity
  • Describe the safeguarding properties of the Emergency Epilepsy Care Plan Administrate buccal midazolam whilst keeping the vulnerable adult to be safe, the service safe and themselves safe
  • Explain the risks / benefits of buccal midazolam Empower and engage adults with epilepsy and their families and carers

Date:     15/1/2020
Time:     12.30pm-4.30pm
Venue:   Sand Martin House Training Room

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