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I can provide a range of courses in the management and treatment of Epileptic people.All of the courses detailed below can be designed for your own particular needs. 

 

Epilepsy Awareness for Families (2-3hrs)
 
For many families, finding out that a relative has been diagnosed with Epilepsy can be a time of worry and concern. I have worked with many families to provide the course detailed below. The aim of this course is to provide the knowledge and reassurance in coping with the condition. The course is informal and delivered in a very relaxed way. 

Topics covered include:
  • What is Epilepsy
  • Types of Epilepsy and Seizure
  • Developing a Care Plan
  • Managing Medicines
  • Recognising and Emergency 
  • First aid for Seizures
  • Basic Life Support and The Recovery Position
  • Epilepsy Video Presentation
  • Use of Rectal Diazepam or Buccal Midazolam

The course can be run in your home, there will be plenty of opportunity for relatives to ask questions and to practice the skills learnt. The cost of this session for up to 12 people is £200.

 

Epilepsy Emergency Care and Rectal Diazepam / Buccal Midazolam Administration (6hr) for Professional Use
 
 This course provides detailed information on Epilepsy Emergency Care and the administration of Rectal Diazepam and/or Buccal Midazolam. The course meets the requirements of the Joint Epilepsy Council standards (2004 & 2005). The course is ideal for use in all sectors.
  
Topics covered include: Epilepsy Facts, Basic Life Support, Causes of Epilepsy, Seizure Classification, Partial Seizures, Generalised Seizures, Seizure Management, Triggers & Precipitants, Anti-Epileptic Medications (AED's), Use of Rectal Diazepam & Buccal Midazolam, Contra-Indications / Cautions, Procedure for Administration and Ethical Issues. Epilepsy Facts, Causes of Epilepsy, Seizure Classification, Partial Seizures, Generalised Seizures, Seizure Management Triggers & Precipitants, Anti-Epileptic Medications (AED's), Use of Rectal Diazepam & Buccal Midazolam, Contra-Indications / Cautions, Procedure for Administration and Ethical Issues.
 
During the course there will be practical sessions on The Recovery Position, Resuscitation, Rectal Diazepam & Buccal Midazolam administration.
 

For further information and to discuss your particular requirements visit our contact page. 

 

 

For more information contact:

 

Mark Davis

FRSPH, FRSA, MInstLM, ASET.

 

Tel: 07811 398 676

Pager: 07623 955 999

Email: mark@markthemedic.com

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