Medication Administration: Diastat

Medication Administration: Diastat

The goal of this course is to provide school staff members with a basic understanding of the procedures to safely administer Diastat to a student. Topics covered include signs and symptoms of a seizure and general administration instructions for Diastat. Always consult and follow your school's policies whenever administering any medication to students.

  1. Full Course - 14 minutes
    This version is designed for school staff who may need to administer Diastat.
Course Authors
Lucinda Mejdell-Awbrey, RN, MA
Lucinda Mejdell-Awbrey, RN, MA, has served students as a Credentialed School Nurse and School Administrator for over 30 years. For the past 17 years, Lucinda has developed and implemented a wide variety of school health and safety programs. She also provides community and school level trainings for the California Department of Education and other state and national organizations regarding School Safety Issues, Crisis Response Planning, Bullying and Harassment Prevention, School Nursing Practices, and Coordinated School Health Programs.