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Level 2 Award in 
Epilepsy & Using Rescue Medication

3½ hour


3 year certificate

Up to 14 people


all inclusive

Course Factsheet

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Who is it for?

This award is specifically designed for those learners that are currently working, or intending to work, with individuals who are prescribed Buccal Midazolam or Rectal Diazepam rescue medication. This course has been designed to ensure that staff are provided with current relevant theoretical knowledge and practical skills to administer rescue medication.  

Course Content

•  What is Epilepsy?

•  What is Seizure?

•  Causes of Epilepsy

•  Types of Epilepsy

•  Management of a Seizure

•  Seizure Support Plans

•  Risk Assessment

•  Aftercare

•  Administering Buccal Midazolam

•  Administering Rectal Diazapam

•  Adverse Reactions and Overdoses


  • Multiple choice theory test papers

  • Practical applications of rescue medication

Learning Options

The following learning options are available for this course:​

  • In-House Training (as detailed above)

  • External Accreditation (additional costs may apply)

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