Epilepsy Awareness & Buccal Midazolam Training


This three hour course meets with the recommendations as laid out by the Joint Epilepsy Council.

The course covers:

  • What is epilepsy?

  • Causes of epilepsy

  • Diagnosis

  • Seizure Types (classification)

  • Treatment with antiepileptic medication/side effects

  • First aid for seizures

  • Status Epilepticus

  • Psychosocial and cultural issues

  • Information and Support.


The Administration of buccal midazolam covering:-

  • What is Midazolam?

  • Uses for epilepsy and other conditions

  • Indications for use in epilepsy and benefits

  • Appropriate doses

  • Practical demonstration

  • Possible difficulties and overdose identification/action

  • What to do if ineffective.

Buccal Midazolam is an emergency rescue medication prescribed by a medical practitioner or nurse prescriber for the control of prolonged or continuous seizures which can be a lifesaving procedure. It must be administered by a competent trained person.


Attendees of the course receive an AAA Training Certificate.


For your convenience this course can be delivered on site to groups of staff, please contact us for details.

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