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Epilepsy awareness and seizure management - course outline

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Epilepsy awareness and seizure management - course outline

3-hour online course providing delegates with an understanding of epilepsy and how to manage different types of seizures.

The course includes:

  • an introduction to epilepsy
  • causes and diagnosis
  • types of seizures (including management and first aid)
  • status epilepticus
  • treatments – medication and side effects
  • risk management and support needs.

Objectives 

  • At the end of the session the delegates will be able to:
  • give examples of how epilepsy can affect a person physically
  • give examples of how epilepsy can affect a person socially and psychologically
  • briefly describe how epilepsy is diagnosed and treated
  • list the actions you would take to support someone during a seizure

All delegates receive a certificate of attendance. We recommend that this training takes place every two years.

Please refer to the terms and conditions of booking.

Training courses on epilepsy

Our courses are available to a wide range of people looking to develop their understanding of epilepsy for professional or personal reasons. Delegates include carers, school escorts, post-graduate students as well as commercial organisations, GP surgeries and drug company representatives.