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Epilepsy Rescue Medication (Buccolam)

Course Description:
The is an essential course for all staff who need to support and be able to administer rescue medicine to young people who have been prescribed Buccolam for the treatment of prolonged seizures (Status Epilepticus) via buccal route.

This course works on the basis that staff attending will have already attended training on epilepsy awareness.

Course Outline: 

  • Why are some children are prescribed rescue medicine
  • The reason Buccolam is administered via buccal route
  • Epilepsy management plan
  • Administration of midazolam
  • Monitoring the effects of midazolam and when to phone for emergency services
  • Record keeping and documentation

Course Duration:

The trainer will carry out an on-going assessment

All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance

The course can be delivered at locations to suit the client or at one of our training venues
Maximum number of delegates per trainer is 15