This Administration of Rectal Diazepam training is specifically targeted at those working with patients/clients who are prescribed Rectal Diazepam rescue medication. This course has been designed to ensure that staff are provided with current relevant theoretical knowledge and skills.
Attendees will be supported and taught how to administer rescue medication and there will be simulated practical based assessment.Info & Booking Enquiry
Learners attending this course must have prior training in Epilepsy Awareness
- Classification and management of tonic clonic seizures.
- Ethical and legal responsibilities.
- Patient/client centred care planning and recording.
- Epilepsy, mortality and Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP).
- The impact of rescue medication and anti-epileptic drug therapies.
- Rectal Diazepam side effects.
- Administration and Protocols.
- Emergency planning in care and when to call an ambulance.
- Risk assessment/promotion of safeguarding and dignity.
Administration of Rectal Diazepam Course Assessment and Certification
The assessment is completed with simulated practical assessments and on successful completion of the training learners will be issued with a certificate of attendance which is valid for 2 years.
Recommendation on Re-Training
It is recognised that the administration of Rectal Diazepam is an emergency treatment which may or may not be used on a regular basis. The frequency which individuals use the procedure will have an effect on their level of skill and confidence.
It is recommended therefore that individuals attend a refresher course within two years.
Classroom Scenario Competency Assessments
Tidal Training is now able to bridge the gap between directed learning and competency-based practice. As an addition to the course you select, we can deliver an addon session of simulated classroom-based scenarios to enhance your manual dexterity and build up your confidence as you start your competency journey. This practical session will supplement the directed training you have already had and prepare you better for competency-based assessment in the workplace. We will provide each delegate with a competency workbook which they can take back to their place of work following the course.
Please speak to one of the team for more information.
This course is often booked with the following courses:
- Epilepsy Awareness
- Buccal Midazolam Administration
- Epilepsy and Rescue Medication Administration (Buccal and Rectal)
- Safe Handling and Administration of Medication Training
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Tidal Training provide onsite face to face healthcare training to large and small organisations across the United Kingdom. Our tutors will travel to your workplace or choice of venue and deliver training at a time and date which fits in with your organisation’s work commitments. If you require training outside of normal working hours we will be more than happy to support you. Our clients do not have to pay for mileage or any other added extras.
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