Epilepsy Awareness – About this training course

Epilepsy Awareness – When introducing epilepsy, we must first recognise that there are around 40 different types of seizures. Statistics show that one in five people will have a seizure at some time in their life although only some of these will be caused by epilepsy.

Epilepsy is a neurological condition that affects the brain and the nervous system and is covered by the Equality Act 2010. The condition can affect people for only a portion of their life, or it can be lifelong. This course is incredibly useful for those working with both children and adults with this condition. As a result of taking this course you will develop an awareness of epilepsy and the actions you can take if you are present during a seizure.

This course gives you an overview of epilepsy. You learn about the methods of diagnosis, what a seizure is and how the brain can be affected. The course then introduces you to some possible seizure triggers and you are told what to do when someone has a seizure. Finally, you will also learn about some of the treatments offered to people with epilepsy.

Epilepsy Awareness – Who is this course for?

This on-line Epilepsy Awareness Training Course is aimed primarily at people working in the care sector with children or adults. It is also suitable for anyone who would like to expand their knowledge or understand what to do if they see someone have a seizure.

Epilepsy Awareness is also a great course to do alongside first aid training. This is because it expands on the information relating to seizures that is usually taught as part of first aid.

Course modules

What is Epilepsy?
Types of Seizure
What To Do

Duration

30 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

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Cost

This course costs £25 +VAT
A certificate is provided upon completion of the course

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