Epilepsy & Buccal Midazolam (e-Learning)

Guardian Angels
Delivery Method: eLearning

An Introduction to Epilepsy & Buccal Midazolam e-Learning

Course overview:

Welcome to the "Epilepsy & Buccal Midazolam (RQF) Pre-Course e-Learning" programme! This comprehensive course has been designed to provide healthcare professionals, caregivers, and individuals with the essential knowledge and skills required for understanding epilepsy management and the administration of buccal midazolam in emergency situations.

Module 1: Introduction to Epilepsy

Gain an overview of epilepsy and its prevalence. Understand the different types of seizures and their characteristics. Explore the impact of epilepsy on individuals' lives and the importance of effective management.

Module 2: Epilepsy Causes and Triggers

Learn about potential causes and triggers of epilepsy. Explore factors that can influence the occurrence of seizures. Understand the importance of identifying and addressing triggers to improve seizure control.

Module 3: Epilepsy Diagnosis and Assessment

Explore the process of diagnosing epilepsy and the role of medical professionals. Learn about the importance of accurate seizure documentation and tracking. Understand the significance of EEG (electroencephalogram) in epilepsy diagnosis.

Module 4: Epilepsy Management and Medications

Learn about various approaches to epilepsy management. Understand the role of antiepileptic medications in seizure control. Explore considerations for medication selection, dosing, and potential side effects.

Module 5: Buccal Midazolam

Understand the purpose of buccal midazolam in epilepsy management. Learn about the indications for using buccal midazolam during a seizure emergency. Explore the benefits of buccal administration and its mechanism of action. Step-by-step guide to administering buccal midazolam in an emergency. Understand the proper technique for placing the medication in the buccal cavity. Address considerations for dosage calculation, administration, and patient safety.

Module 6: Equipment and Pre-Administration Preparation

Familiarise yourself with the necessary equipment for buccal midazolam administration. Learn about proper preparation, storage, and handling of the medication. Understand the importance of a calm and controlled environment during an emergency.

Module 7: Post-Administration and Follow-Up

Learn about post-administration monitoring and observation. Understand when to seek medical assistance following buccal midazolam administration. Explore the importance of documentation and communication with healthcare professionals.

Course features:

  1. Interactive Modules: Engaging multimedia content, including videos, animations, and interactive scenarios, to enhance understanding and skill acquisition.
  2. Quizzes and Assessments: Periodic quizzes and case-based assessments to reinforce learning and evaluate knowledge retention.
  3. Self-Paced Learning: Flexibility to complete the course at your own pace, accommodating busy healthcare schedules.
  4. Certification: Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive an Airway Suctioning Certification, demonstrating their knowledge in airway management and suctioning techniques.

Target audience:

  • Nurses
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Paramedics and EMTs
  • Physicians
  • Nursing Students
  • Allied Healthcare Professionals

Course duration:

The course is self-paced and can typically be completed in 4-6 hours, depending on individual learning preferences and availability.

Course requirements:

  • Internet access and a computer or mobile device
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Commitment to patient safety and quality care


This is an e-learning course and therefore does not include any practical skill training, therefore, our e-learning course must be used along an element of face-to-face practical skills training and competency checking.

The above course information and content is intended as a guide and is in no way a direct comparison of the e-learning module.

All of our training courses (face-to-face or e-learning) can be customised to suit specific local requirements and preferences; therefore, we recommend that you contact us to discuss your requirements prior to making a booking or purchasing. 

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