EPILEPSY AWARENESS

Group price from £290.00 + Vat

This half day course is appropriate for carers & support staff working in any Health & Social Care sector that have contact with people who suffer with or are likely to develop this condition.

Course Description

Everything you want to know about our course

This half day course enables staff to recognise the signs / symptoms of the patient with epilepsy. It enables staff to deal with the situation in a calm / caring manner, minimising anxiety & considering the patients dignity and respect. This topic is also covered in our First Aid in Social Care course.

Max of 20 delegates

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the programme participants will:

  • Be able to define the different types of Epilepsy
  • Understand the causes
  • Recognise the signs / symptoms
  • Know how to deal with the situation during / after the seizure
  • Be able to recognise the possible patient specific triggers & develop strategies to reduce recurrence
  • Understand how everyone has the basic human right to Dignity & Respect

In-house Epilepsy Training Courses are available for groups of up to 20 delegates

If 2 half day sessions of the same course are booked for the same day, the second course is half price.

Course content

  • Typical causes
  • Different types
  • Partial seizures
  • Generalised seizures
  • Nocturnal seizures
  • General triggers
  • Recognising seizures
  • Signs / symptoms
  • Action to take during the seizure
  • Action to take after the seizure
  • When to call for medical assistance
  • Dignity & Respect