Seizure Management And Midazolam Administration


This short non-accredited course is s designed for individuals working in various care and support roles in the community and health services who are caring for a person who is at high risk of seizures and includes the development of skills to administer epilepsy medication such as Midazolam. Correct administration of this medication is critical and is considered a high intensity support.

The skills in this course apply to community services and health workers with authority in their state or territory to assist with the administration of medications and must be used in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.

    Provider of Training and Assessment

    This course the “Training and assessment delivered on behalf of Allens Training RTO 90909” by Safe Act Pty Ltd
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    Important information prior to enrolment

    Unit Being Delivered
    The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course. The certificate will be issued by Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909;

    • Midazolam Administration for the Treatment of Seizures

    We run our classes

    Course Duration (face to face)

    • Face to Face – 2 hours (minimum) – full face to face course

    Work Placement Arrangements
    No work placement will be required as part of this course.

    Learners Rights, Responsibilities and Support, including Complaints
    Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

    Course Fees and Payments

    • Please refer to our booking calendar for individual course fees.
    • Phone us for Group Booking prices
    • Refund and fee protection policy – Please refer to the student handbook.
    • Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and service provider.

    Certificate Renewal Requirements
    It is recommended this unit be renewed every 36 months in line with industry standards.

    Work Placement Arrangements
    No work placement will be required as part of this course.

    What happens at the course?

    Topics covered include:

    • A general understanding of seizures
    • Understand how to better help clients to manage their seizure disorder
    • Recognition and management of seizures
    • Understanding the role midazolam has to play in seizure first aid
    • How midazolam should be stored and recorded
    • Common side effects of Midazolam
    • How7 to safely follow a Seizure Action Plan and medication order for midazolam
    • Demonstrate safe nasal administration of midazolam
    • Appropriate documention following a seizure

    Assessment activities
    Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.

    Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:

    • Practical scenarios – the assessor must observe the following practical scenarios:
      • Scenario 1: general management of a seizure
      • Scenario 2: intranasal administration of midazolam
    • Theory assessment – a written assessment consisting of multiple-choice questions.

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