Organisational Enrolment – Epilepsy: Administration of Emergency Medication (Part 1)

$150.00

The Administration of Emergency Medication course will provide your staff with the underpinning knowledge and skills they require to administer emergency medication for the treatment of seizures in the community.

In Part 1 of the Administration of Emergency Medication course your staff will learn about the different epilepsy plans, and the different emergency medications, their routes of delivery, and potential impact on the individual.

BEFORE YOU BEGIN ENROLMENT PROCESS, PLEASE NOTE: An organisational enrolment entitles you to register a maximum of 10 staff members. Follow these four steps to enrol up to 10 staff in this course:

Step 1: Choose enrolment numbers using the ‘+’ or ‘-‘ buttons to select the number of staff in your organisation to be enrolled in this course.

Step 2: If you (the person completing this organisational enrolment) are not participating in the course untick Enrol Me.

Step 3: Click on Add to Cart to enrol yourself (if you are participating) and/or your staff participating in the course.

NOTE: An organisational enrolment entitles you to register a maximum of 10 staff members. Enrolling more than 10 staff will incur additional charges automatically added at checkout.

Step 4: Click on Checkout and complete the enrolment process for both parts 1 and 2. This course consists of two parts and both parts must be completed.

At conclusion of the enrolment process, each individually enrolled staff member will receive a link via email. Staff enrolled in the course must commence training within 30 days of enrolment.

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Description

This 30 minute eLearning module will provide participants with the underpinning knowledge they require to administer emergency medication for the treatment of seizures in the community.  It is important that participants have received training in emergency response for seizures and general epilepsy awareness training prior to training in administration of emergency medication; participants therefore need to complete one of our Understanding Epilepsy programs as a pre-requisite for this training.

 

The Administration of Emergency Medication Program:

People wishing to administer emergency medication must enrol in and complete 2 courses:

  1. Epilepsy: Administration of Emergency Medication (Part 1) The first course is an eLearning module and provides participants with the underpinning knowledge required to support a specific person living with epilepsy who has been prescribed emergency medication.
  2. Epilepsy: Administration of Emergency Medication (Part 2) The second course is conducted face to face (using technology). In the second course participants will go through the individual persons epilepsy plans and learn about the person’s specific emergency medication needs. During this session the trainer will take participants through the stepped process for administration of the prescribed emergency medication. Participants will practice the skills and be assessed on their ability to read the individual’s plans and administer the emergency medication according to the plans. Please note this course is person specific and the may need to be completed more than once if you are supporting more than one person living with epilepsy.

This training is valid for 2 years unless there is a change to the individual’s treatment plan.

 

Topics Covered:

This is person specific training that:

  • will provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to administer emergency medication for the control of seizures in the individual
  • only applies to the individual for whom the training is being provided and should not be relied on to administer Emergency Medication for any other person

In Part 1 participants will learn how to:

  • Understand the prescribed emergency medications, their side effects and potential impact on the individual
  • Read and understand an Epilepsy Management Plan (EMP) and an Emergency Medication Management Plan (EMMP)

In Part 2 participants will learn how to:

  • Read and understand the individual’s epilepsy plans
  • Understand the individuals seizure and post-seizure activity in accordance with the individual’s EMP
  • Confidently manage the administration of emergency medication in accordance with the individual’s EMMP

 

Who should do this course?

Anyone with a duty of care responsibility for a person living with epilepsy that has been prescribed emergency medication for the control of seizures.

 

You and Your
Family

Health and
Direct Care

Education and
Training

Employers and
Communities

 

Time and Assessment:

Part 1 of the course, the eLearning module, will take approximately 30 minutes to complete and includes 14 questions to check your understanding as you progress.

Part 2 of the course will take one hour to complete using ZOOM online technology.

Participants will be asked to complete a pre-course self- assessment of your understanding of epilepsy and a post course evaluation and self-assessment for each part of the course.

A Certificate of Completion can be generated on completion of all tasks.

 

More information or offline resources:

Maximum of 10 staff enrolment per course.

This course teaches how to read an Epilepsy Management Plan (EMP) and an Emergency Medication Management Plan (EMMP).

Templates of these plans can be found at http://epilepsyfoundation.org.au.

This course is available offline, please contact us to discuss options.

 

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