This Epilepsy Awareness online training course is designed for Care Workers who work with clients suffering with Epilepsy. This e-learning course will provide candidates with knowledge on the main effects of epilepsy and the importance of supporting service users to take their prescribed medication.
- Developed by professionals
- Accredited by The CPD Accreditation Group
- 100% online, learn at your own time and pace
- Translates into over 100 different languages
- Instant certificate downloaded
Who is it for?
This training is suitable for all staff working within Adult Health and Social Care.
When will I get my certificate?
Once you have successfully passed our course you will be able to download and print your certificate immediately.
As this course has been accredited by the CPD Group your certificate will contain the CPD logo and unique reference number.
Epilepsy Awareness Training Course Outline:
In this epilepsy awareness training, you will learn:
What Epilepsy is and how it is caused:
- Explore the definition and underlying causes of epilepsy.
- Understand the neurological factors and potential triggers associated with epilepsy development.
Recognizing different types of seizures and their presentations:
- Identify and distinguish at least three common types of seizures.
- Learn to recognize the unique signs and symptoms exhibited during each type of seizure.
Safe care techniques for individuals experiencing seizures:
- Acquire knowledge and skills to provide appropriate care during a seizure event.
- Understand best practices for ensuring the safety and well-being of someone having a seizure.
Documentation requirements following a seizure:
- Learn the essential details and procedures for documenting seizure incidents accurately.
- Understand the significance of documenting important information such as seizure duration, observed symptoms, and any interventions provided.
Understanding the impact of epilepsy on behavior:
- Explore how epilepsy can influence an individual’s behavior and emotional well-being.
- Gain insight into the potential behavioral changes and cognitive effects that may occur as a result of epilepsy.
By completing this epilepsy awareness training, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to understand epilepsy, identify different types of seizures, provide safe care during seizure events, document incidents appropriately, and recognize the behavioral impact of epilepsy on individuals.
- What Epilepsy is and how it is caused.
- How to recognise at least three types of seizure and how they present.
- Know how to safely care for someone having a seizure.
- What documentation is required following a seizure.
- Understand how behaviour changes may affect the individual as a result of epilepsy.