Epilpesy with Rescue Medication Training



This epilepsy medication training course is aimed at staff responsible for the care of individuals with epilepsy and in particular the handling of the associated medication.

As I have told others... It is the best, most informative training I have ever attended

Epilepsy & Rescue Medication Training Course Summary:


  • Definition epilepsy
  • Various types of siezures
  • Classification and management of seizures
  • Ethical and legal responsibilities
  • Recognising triggers and precipitants
  • Person centred care
  • Documentationa and record keeping
  • The impact of rescue medication and anti-epileptic drug therapy
  • Buccal & rectal rescue medication: what is it, uses in epilepsy, side effects
  • Emergency care plan and when to call an ambulance
  • Risk assessment/promotion of safeguarding and dignity
  • Epilepsy medication demonstration


Epilepsy & Rescue Medication Training Outcomes

On completion delegates will be able to confidently demonstrate a much improved awareness of epilepsy.

Delegates will understand the different types of siezures and best practice of supporting the service user.

Delegates will demonstrate a much improved awareness of buccal and rectal rescue medication and the administration techniques.


This course lasts approximately 3 hours.


Delegates will be issued with certificates of attendance valid for a period of 1 year.

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