Free Epilepsy Awareness Training for Carers
This free epilepsy training course aims to raise awareness about epilepsy and the management of seizures. We look at the different types of seizures, how they are diagnosed as well as some of the treatments available.
The course has essential first aid guidance to support a person having a seizure caused by epilepsy. We cover care planning, risk management & case studies and provide further guidance. We also have included the psychological impact that a person with epilepsy may go through.
Who should take this epilepsy online course?
This course has been designed specifically for Care and Support Workers working in a social care setting. It may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about epilepsy and how to support people with epilepsy. This is an online training course or a distance learning for epilepsy.
If you would like to add this course to your LMS as a SCORM file, just let us know.
Epilepsy Course Learning Content
- What is epilepsy?
- What causes epilepsy?
- Diagnosing epilepsy
- Types of epileptic seizures
- Triggers for seizures
- Seizure management
- Status Epilepticus
- Sudden Unexpected Death in epilepsy
- Epilepsy Care planning, risk assessment and case studies
- Further resources
One of our customers who has Epilepsy recently completed this online course and was kind enough to share their feedback:
I have Epilepsy and I deliver training internally. The course on Click is one of the best I have seen. I also really like that GML have included the psychological impact of Epilepsy as not many providers do.
Aims of the Epilepsy Training Course
At the end of this online learning you will be able to:
- Describe what epilepsy is.
- Give examples of the possible causes of epilepsy.
- Have a basic understanding of how epilepsy is diagnosed.
- Outline the differences between some of the seizures experienced in epilepsy.
- List the treatments for epilepsy.
- Explain how to give First Aid to a person who is having a seizure caused by epilepsy.
- Understand the importance of effective risk assessment, care planning and documentation in the care and support of someone with epilepsy.
- Know where to get further information and support.
Social Care Unlimited Course and Certificate Package
Price options are per user per month, inclusive
Our plans allow organisations to recycle licences instead of always purchasing more credits - no hidden charges for changes in staff! If you would like to purchase more than 50 licences, book a demo and know more please contact us.
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