This Epilepsy Awareness course provides guidance on how to help someone having a seizure and how to plan ahead to minimise any danger of injury during seizures.
Epilepsy is a neurological disorder characterised by recurrent seizures. Its effects can be extremely distressful and debilitating for sufferers and anyone present during a seizure.Info & Booking Enquiry
What is covered on the Epilepsy Awareness Course?
- What is Epilepsy?
- Causes of the condition
- Who can be affected?
- Common triggers of a seizure
- Types of seizures
- Medical Conditions resulting in seizures
- Management of seizures
- Status Epilepticus
- Medication used in epilepsy
- Planning ahead
Epilepsy is commonly controlled through medication. However, around 30% of the estimated 45 million people who suffer with epilepsy worldwide will never gain full control and the use of rescue medication may be required.
Course Assessment and Certification
Ongoing assessments are carried out by the trainer throughout the course and there is a multiple choice quiz to complete.
On successful completion of the course students will receive a certificate that is valid for 3 years.
This half day course is often booked with these half day courses:
We offer a reduced price for 2 half day courses booked for the same date and same venue.
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