Epilepsy Awareness Training provides an overview of epilepsy, such as methods of diagnosis, what a seizure looks like and how it affects the brain, potential triggers for seizures, plus what to do when someone has one. It also covers treatments for people with epilepsy and practical advice on what steps you can take when witnessing a seizure.
When discussing epilepsy, it’s essential to understand that there are around 40 varieties of seizures. Studies have shown that one in five people will have a seizure at some point in their lives, although not all will be due to epilepsy.
Epilepsy is a neurological condition that influences the brain and the nervous system and is covered by the Equality Act 2010. This disorder can be short-term or last someone’s entire life. Considering the diverse symptoms of this condition, it is incredibly beneficial for healthcare providers to understand epilepsy and what to do if they witness someone having a seizure.
This course is primarily designed for those who work in care with adults or children. Epilepsy Awareness Training could be useful for anyone who wants to learn more about this condition or know how to act if they see someone having a seizure. In addition, combined with first aid training, this course provides more information about seizures that are usually taught as part of first aid courses.
Having knowledge about different types of seizures and being able to provide safety and comfort for the affected person. With CPD approval, this course can prove useful for those looking to demonstrate their commitment to personal development. Online training makes it easy and cost-effective as you can progress through modules at your own pace without interfering with your work or personal life.
For those who want extra skills or respond quickly in emergency scenarios, our Emergency First Aid in the Workplace or Pediatric First Aid courses are great next steps from this one; while if First Aid training has already been completed then Diabetes Awareness could prove beneficial too.
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 30 minutes
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes