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Administration of Rectal Diazepam & Buccal Midazolam

Course Aims

To train delegates in the safe and effective administration of rectal diazepam and buccal midazolam.

Suitable For

Any health care provider working in the public or private sector who may be required to administer rectal diazepam or buccal midazolam to a patient or client as part of their care. The course is ideal for nurses/carers working with head injury patients and those with special needs i.e. known epilepsy.

Course Length

Delivered as a 1 hour add on to our Epilepsy Awareness course.


Delegates must be employed in an environment where this knowledge and skill is required for genuine clinical reasons and evidence of this may be requested on course booking.


Delegates will receive a Norvic certificate of attendance.

Course Venue

Closed courses are held at our venues in Norwich and Cambridge or alternatively, courses can be arranged at clients' own site anywhere in the UK (subject to suitability).


  • Indications/contra indicators of diazepam/midazolam, 
  • Storage conditions/procedures for diazepam/midazolam, 
  • Post administrative care, 
  • Regulations covering the use of diazepam/midazolam, 
  • Patient preparation and administration procedure.

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