Peterborough Council Learning & Development Services

Epilepsy Awareness & the administration of buccal midazolam 15/7/2019

Epilepsy Awareness & the administration of buccal midazolam 15/7/2019

Aimed at social care provider staff and personal assistants. Certificates valid for two years.

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
  • Support adults with epilepsy to better self-manage their condition
  • Develop practical skills and confidence in working with adults with epilepsy
  • Identify where support and information can be accessed for families and carers; and in a suitable format for adults with learning disability.


Date:    15/7/2019
Time:    12.30pm-4.30pm
Venue:  Peterborough United Football Club

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