Intranasal Midazolam & Epilepsy First Aid

Course Date & Location:

On Request

Duration:

1 hour

Target group:

Those who require intranasal Midazolam first aid training to prepare them to recognise and manage an epileptic seizure until the arrival of an ambulance.

Aim:

To develop the competencies associated with the administration of prescribed intranasal Midazolam.

Objectives:

On successful completion of the one-hour course, participants will be able to:

  • outline the triggers for an epileptic seizure
  • recognise the symptoms and signs and severity of a seizure
  • outline the management of a victim of an epileptic seizure
  • demonstrate the safe and effective use of intranasal Midazolam drops to relieve an epileptic seizure
  • outline the after-care for a person recovering from an epileptic seizure
  • State the recording requirements for the administration of intranasal Midazolam

Methodology:

The use of various instructional techniques supported by audiovisual aids.

Assessment:

No formal assessment.

Course award:

Participants who demonstrate competence in all of the required components will receive an ‘Epilepsy First Aid and Intranasal Midazolam’ certificate.

Course Standards:

The course meets all required standards.