This 1.5-hour course is designed to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to effectively administer emergency seizure medications such as midazolam via appropriate routes (Buccal or LMA- intranasal atomiser).
Participants will learn to manage prolonged and clustered seizures with medications; why they are required and when; the types of documentation involved; their own duty of care responsibilities during the process; and how to administer the medications in a safe and timely manner as per the epilepsy management plan and specialist’s orders.
*Please note- all medication must be prescribed by a medical specialist and the dosage must be clear and appropriate to client’s epilepsy management plan. A maximum of two emergency plans can be covered in a session.
Pre-requisites: Participants must hold a current First Aid certificate AND have undertaken Epilepsy Tasmania’s Management and Understanding training (this 1.5-hour course can be completed at the same session with prior notice).
Recommended for : Disability workers, aged care workers, childcare workers, teachers, first aid officers, Registered Nurses, paramedics or anyone who may be required to administer emergency medication s for seizures.