Course Code: Course Duration: 3 Hours

This Buccal training course is specifically targeted at those working with individuals who are prescribed Buccal Midazolam rescue medication.  This course has been designed to ensure that staff are provided with current relevant theoretical knowledge and practical skills.  

Attendees will be supported and taught how to administer rescue medication and there will be simulated practical based assessments.

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Learners attending this course should have prior training in Epilepsy Awareness

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Course Content

  • Classification and management of tonic clonic seizures.
  • Ethical and legal responsibilities.
  • Person centred care planning and recording.
  • Epilepsy, mortality and SUDEP Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy.
  • The impact of rescue medication and anti-epileptic drug therapies.
  • What is it Buccal Midazolam
  • Uses in epilepsy
  • Buccal side effects.
  • Protocols.
  • Emergency planning in care and when to call an ambulance.
  • Risk assessment/promotion of safeguarding and dignity.

Course Assessment and Certification

The assessment is completed with simulated practical assessments and on successful completion of the training learners will be issued with a certificate of attendance which is valid for 2 years.

Recommendation on Re-Training

It is recognised that the administration of Buccal Midazolam is an emergency treatment which may or may not be used on a regular basis. The frequency which individuals use the procedure will have an effect on their level of skill and confidence.

It is recommended therefore that individuals attend a refresher course within two years.

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Tidal Training provide onsite face to face healthcare training to large and small group organisations and across the United Kingdom. Our tutors will travel to your workplace or choice of venue and deliver training at a time and date which fits in with your organisations work commitments. If you require training outside of normal working hours we will be more than happy to support you.

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