Supporting Pupils at School with Epilepsy and Administering Buccal Midazolam
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This course teaches staff how to support pupils at school with epilepsy. It covers the learning outcomes identified by the Joint Epilepsy Council UK.
School nurses, teachers, teaching assistants, admin officers who have a role supporting pupils at school with medical conditions
Workbook: Each learner will be provided with a comprehensive workbook providing the following learning outcomes:
What causes seizures
Types of seizure
The psychological, social, and effects on learning epilepsy can have
Learning disabilities and epilepsy
Adaptations to the learning environment
Individual healthcare plans for epilepsy
What to do when a seizure occurs
How is midazolam given?
How is diazepam given?
What to if the seizure doesn’t stop
Recording when rescue medication is given
Storing rescue medication
Practical workshop: On the face-to-face practical workshop you will learn the skills and competencies required, namely:
How to work from the pupils individual healthcare plan
How to recognize a seizure
How to provide first aid during a seizure
How to administer rescue medication during a seizure
What to monitor after a seizure
How to record rescue medication administered
There are written tests that you will take to test your knowledge of the theory (after reading the workbook). There are practical tests of competency that you will undertake on the face-to-face workshop.
Joint Epilepsy Council of the UK learning outcomes