Midazolam Administration for the Treatment of Seizures (Non-accredited)

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.
    The following Statement of Completion 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

    Course duration: 2 hours (minimum) - full face to face course
    It is recommended this unit be renewed every 36 months in line with industry standards.

    No work placement will be required as part of this 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
    • How 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.
    This course is only available for group bookings and can be held at your workplace, regardless of location within Australia (travel costs may apply) or our training facilities in Auchenflower, Queensland.  

    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 allenstrainingcom.au for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

    Please refer to our Refund and Cancellation Policy in the event that you need to amend or cancel your booking.
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    Nationally recognised training and assessment delivered by Altitude First Aid on behalf of
    Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909