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This Epilepsy Rescue Medication course is aimed at those working with or responsible for the welfare and well being of individuals with epilepsy.

This Epilepsy Rescue Medication training course is designed to ensure that practitioners are provided with relevant theoretical knowledge and skills, whilst supported with a simulated practical based assessment. Protocols and procedures for clinically qualified staff who are administering medications can also be included in the course, although competency must be assessed within the scope of the delegates own organisation’s policy guidelines.

Please note: Correct technique will be observed  during the course and  a competency framework provided, this can be used for supervision purposes in the workplace following the training (optional).

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • Status epilepticus
  • Epilepsy, mortality and SUDEP
  • Impact of rescue medication and anti-epileptic drug therapy
  • Uses in epilepsy, side effects and administration of rescue medication (Buccal Midazolam, Rectal Diazepam or Rectal Paraldehyde) please discuss the relevant medication when booking this training
  • Emergency care plan and when to call an ambulance
  • Risk assessment/promotion of safeguarding and dignity
  • Access to local and national support network
  • Applied practical workstation and simulated practical assessment
  • Competency framework and theory test

Face to Face Training

  • Max attendees: 15
  • Course length: ½ day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.


Webinar Training

  • Max attendees: 20
  • Single session: 2 hours

Tutor lead webinars delivering theory based learning. Any practical elements are demonstrated via instructional videos.


Make an enquiry

To make a booking – or for further course details – please contact us on telephone: 029 20 494969. You can also write to us for more information about all of our healthcare training courses.