An accredited refresher course to update you on current procedures and guidance. Suitable for those who have already been trained.
Buccal Midazolam & Epilepsy
The accredited course you need to administer buccal midazolam safely.
About This Course
Also available as (click on an option below):
- online interactive distance learning workbook
- paper copy distance learning workbook with an online assessment or
- paper copy distance learning workbook with a paper assessment
For face-to-face training options, please contact us on 0333 939 0053 or email [email protected]
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- Course Information
Are you fully trained to administer buccal midazolam? You never know when a person in your care may experience a severe epileptic seizure. Staff need to be confident and trained on current best practice to fully support a person with epilepsy. Our Buccal Midazolam and Epilepsy course provides staff with detailed information on buccal midazolam, when and how it should be administered and recorded, its side effects and storage as well as up to date guidance on how to manage epilepsy in your care setting. The accredited course you need to administer buccal midazolam safely.
- What is epilepsy?
- What is a seizure?
- Types of epilepsy and seizures
- Signs and symptoms of partial seizures
- What triggers a seizure?
- Treatments of epilepsy
- Side effects and anti-epileptic medicines
- When to report
- Medicines that interact with anti-epileptic medicines
- Risks of anti-epileptic medicines and pregnancy
- First Aid for seizures
- Status Epilepticus prevention and treatment
- Buccal midazolam
- General advice
- After treatment with buccal midazolam
- Side effects
- Individual Healthcare Plans
- Further information
- Putting your learning into practice
This course is:
- Accredited by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
- Developed and presented by qualified Pharmacist trainers
- Compliant with CQC requirements
- Evidenced by a certificate of successful completion
Face to Face Course£525 + VAT for groups of up to 16 delegates
How long do the courses take?
Are Opus courses accredited?
“By being accredited as a Royal Pharmaceutical Society training provider, Opus Pharmacy Services has demonstrated that it meets our recognised quality standards and provides the benchmark for the healthcare teams it supports…”