Epilepsy Awareness with Buccal Midazolam Competency

Supporting people living with epilepsy

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Epilepsy Training With Buccal Midazolam Competency

There are various manifestations of epilepsy, all of which require different levels of support and treatment depending on the individual involved.

Momentum People offers several epilepsy awareness training programmes to cover all complexities. This awareness training is designed to give participants an overview of the condition and cover the causes, symptoms, types of seizures and treatment options plus, competency assessment to administer midazolam via the buccal route.

Course content

The course will help participants to understand the nature and incidence of epilepsy, introducing its various forms and clinical features, and outline the diagnostic methods for investigating suspected epilepsy.

  • What is epilepsy and its impact?
  • The physiology of nerve impulses and the brain
  • Incidence and prevalence of epilepsy
  • Causes of and diagnosis of the disease
  • Symptoms
  • Types of seizures
  • Treatment options and medication
  • Basic first aid
  • Emergency treatments
  • Administration of buccal midazolam
  • Competency sign off

Two additional competencies can be added to this programme if you require training in the rectal administration of Diazepam or Paraldehyde. See link below.

Epilepsy Awareness

Epilepsy Awareness with Rectal Administration Competency 

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Who is this course designed for?

Epilepsy Awareness with Buccal Midazolam Competency is ideal for all personnel working with people who have epilepsy and may need to give emergency treatment with midazolam.

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It was really beneficial and engaging with breakout spaces, stories and games to help the information stay in my head and I would recommend it to anyone!

Jodie White , Action for Children

Emma was fabulous and engaging, the course was so interesting even though I have done it numerous times .enjoyed this course .

Tracy Winter , The Outback

The course was very informative and up to date and included information that is not available at present but will be coming later. The course leader was very knowledgeable.

Sharon Dapp , Action for Children

TeeJay was very clear and concise with her training. I found the whole training interesting and I feel confident moving forward. 

Carrie Marshall, Enhanceable

Course duration

This Epilepsy Awareness with Buccal Midazolam Competency course is a half day course. Please allow for a duration of 4 hours which includes a break.

Course outcome

At the end of this course, participants will understand the causes and symptoms of epilepsy, feel confident in explaining the range of treatments and be competent in administering midazolam via the buccal route following an epileptic seizure.

Ways to study

Epilepsy Awareness with Buccal Midazolam Competency is delivered as an online (via Zoom or Teams), a face-to-face programme or access one of our open course (dates available throughout the year)

Epilepsy Awareness with Buccal Midazolam Training fees

4 hour session – £495 + VAT and travel where applicable for up to 12 participants.

Open course via Zoom – £75 per person + VAT.


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Why use Momentum People?

Momentum People’s training courses introduce diverse coaching and training styles using a holistic approach to ensure personal sustainability as well as practical knowledge and upskilling.

Specialist behaviour, communication and business strategy disciplines blend with pharmaceutical expertise to ensure courses are engaging, fun and hands-on.

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To book or ask a question call 0330 100 2821 or email training@momentumpeople.co.uk