Buccal Midazolam Training

This course is aimed at staff working with persons diagnosed with Epilepsy who have been prescribed Buccal Midazolam or Buccolam for administration during seizure activity. This training is ideally suited for Staff working in Residential Care, Social Care, Health Care and Home Care.

This course is available Onsite and Virtually Online by ZOOM or Teams.

Course Details

3 hours


  • What is Epilepsy?
  • Causes of Epilepsy
  • Seizure Types (classification) 
  • Triggers for Seizures
  • First aid for seizures
  • Status Epilepticus
  • Living with Epilepsy
  • Documentation and Management of an event

Administration of Buccal Midazolam:

  • Introduction to the Safe Administration of Medication  
  • What is Buccal Midazolam?
  • Indications for use in epilepsy and benefits
  • Respiratory Depression
  • Practical demonstration and DVD demonstration
  • Managing the after care and potential side effects with Midazolam
  • When to seek Medical Help

At the end of the course the attendees will be able to:

  • Discuss Epilepsy and its management
  • Discuss the cultural effects and impact of living with Epilepsy.
  • Identify ways to support the individual and their family
  • State what is required for ensuring a safe environment for the person
  • Discuss recognition of Epilepsy and seizures and state the appropriate First Aid including escalation of a critical or emergency situation
  • Discuss Buccal Midazolam in terms of safe administration, Medication Management and documentation
  • Know when to seek medical help
  • Define the term ‘Individual Care Plan’ and implications for safe practice for administration
An NB Training Services certificate of attendance will be issued which is valid for two years 

If you need in-house or on-site Buccal Midazolam Training Training please contact us or arrange a callback.

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