Epilepsy & Rescue Medication

24 May 2012
Exact details TBC - please contact us for further information

Administration of buccal midazolam in epilepsy

Duration: Half Day Course

Buccal midazolam is becoming more common in the treatment of prolonged or repeated seizures, and status epilepticus. It is prescribed under special license on an individual basis, and can be administered by care staff, teachers and family members who have received appropriate training. This course follows the guidelines detailed by the Joint Epilepsy Council (JEC) and NICE for both content and trainer competency.

Participants must have attended an Epilepsy Awareness session before attending this course, or this can be built in to make a one day course.

Course content:

The Administration of buccal midazolam covering:

What Midazolam is?

Uses for epilepsy and other conditions

Indications for use in epilepsy and benefits

Appropriate doses for buccal administration

Practical demonstration and DVD demonstration

Possible difficulties and overdose identification/action

What to do if ineffective

Health and safety issues covering:

Risk Assessment

Individual Care Plans

Storage and safe disposal

Organisational Protocols/local policies

Duty of Care issues

Legal responsibilities of carers, teachers etc

Course Name Duration Time Price
(per person)
(per group, max 10)
Epilepsy & Rescue Medication

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023 8023 1885

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