This course is only available to UNISON members.

CANCELLED- Epilepsy – Management & Administration of Buccal Midazolom


Epilepsy Awareness & Management and The Administration of Buccal Midazolam


This workshop will provide an insight into epilepsy and its management.   It will explore what epilepsy is, incidence in the UK and causes of epilepsy.  Education will be provided on how to respond to a seizure, particularly in respect of older people, children and those with a learning disability. Also discussed will be various seizure presentations and their management; trigger factors; treatment; status epilepticus, SUDEP; care plans and the role of a carer or health/education professional.


The training will also explain emergency treatment using Buccal Midazolam, the procedure for the safe administration of Buccal Midazolam recognising any possible difficulties, and provide the opportunity for practice and assessment of skills.


It will be delivered by Sarah McCann, Epilepsy Nurse Specialist.

Course Dates


1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

This course is no longer available for applications.