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Epilepsy Awareness

Course Description:
The course is an essential resource for all staff who work with and support children and young people with epilepsy. It explores current beliefs around epilepsy, as well as looking at the ongoing support needs of the child or young person the importance of partnership working.

Course Outline: 

  • Provide an overview of epilepsy, what it is and what are seizures
  • Look at understanding of epilepsy and the effects this has
  • Identify some of the more common seizure types
  • Explore the diagnosis of epilepsy
  • Look at some of the treatments for epilepsy
  • What to do when someone is having a seizure
  • Record keeping and documentation

Course Duration:
3hrs

Assessment:
The trainer will carry out an on-going assessment

Certification:
All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance

Location:
The course can be delivered at locations to suit the client or at one of our training venues
Maximum number of delegates per trainer is 15

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