You are here:

Epilepsy awareness and seizure management

Published on

Updated:

Epilepsy awareness and seizure management

3-hour 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

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.