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Administration of Emergency Medication - Buccal Midazolam

Subject categories: General Health and Social Care, Learning Disabilities, Nursing and Health Care

Course overview

This course has been developed to support a learner to practice the administration of Buccal Midazolam.  Learners will have attended a basic epilepsy awareness course and may have already completed an administration of Rectal Diazepam course.
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Use of administration equipment, group discussions, small group activities and individual practical assessment.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
NICE Guidelines: Epilepsies: Diagnosis and Management 
NHS Guidelines for Buccal Midazolam 
J.E.C. guidelines
And the following QCF unit:
Contribute to Monitoring the Health of Individuals Affected by Health Conditions

Course content

Why use Midazolam?
Developing methods of safe administration
Potential side effects
Who may benefit
How does it work?
How to administer
Supporting the person receiving Midazolam

Learning outcomes

  • State the importance of monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions
  • Give an overview of a detailed observation of an individual who required Buccal Midazolam
  • List associated side effects of the emergency medication


2 hours

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