Epilepsy Awareness Online Training

Epilepsy Awareness Online Training

Course Information

3

Modules

Yes

Certificate Included

All

Skill Level

0:30h

Duration

English

Language

£35.00

Price

Course Overview

Having a knowledge of Epilepsy and the different types of seizure and the actions you can take if you are present during a seizure will allow you to take a proactive role in ensuring the person is kept safe and as comfortable as possible.

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. Because of the varied nature of the condition an awareness of epilepsy and the actions you can take if you are present during a seizure is incredibly useful for those who work in health and social care.

This course will give you an overview of epilepsy. It lists the methods of diagnosis, what a seizure is and how the brain can be affected. It will introduce some possible seizure triggers and describe what to do when someone has a seizure. It will also discuss some of the treatments offered to people with epilepsy and provide practical advice on what you can do if you witness someone having a seizure.


*The course duration 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.

who is this course for?

This course is aimed primarily at people working in the care sector with children or adults however anyone who would like to expand their knowledge or understand what to do if they see someone have a seizure should take this course.

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

CPD approval means that this course can be used by those that need to prove they are continually developing themselves.

Online training is flexible, efficient, and cost effective meaning you can progress through the modules at your own pace and in your own time, so you can fit the training in around your work and personal life.

Training is approved by:

Why Choose Us

Sherwood knowledge are an established training provider delivering on-site and online training courses.

  • ACCESSIBLE: training can be taken using your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or pc
  • FREE TRIAL: take the first module for free and make sure it is the right course for you
  • INTERACTIVE: easy to follow video tutorials with three chances to take the test again
  • STOP/START TRAINING: pause the course and pick up again later from where you left it

Course Modules

1: What is Epilepsy?
Pass % Required 70%
2: Types of Seizure
Pass % Required 70%
3: What to do
Pass % Required 70%

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