Epilepsy Awareness Training

Course Description

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder characterised by recurrent seizures. Its effects can be extremely debilitating and distressful for sufferers and those present during a seizure. This course will provide guidance on how to help and how to plan ahead to minimise danger of injury during seizures. Full Day Variant - This course may be extended to a full day to include instruction on the administration of rectal Diazepam and buccal Midazolam (SC0303.1).

Epilepsy Awareness Training (Train the Trainer)

Course Information

Course Number Course Validity Course Duration Course Assessment Course Accreditation Course Approvals
SC03033 Years1/2 DayContinuous--

Course Programme

  • Introduction and course overview
  • What is epilepsy?
  • Who can be affected?
  • Triggers
  • Seizures
  • Signs & symptoms
  • How to help
  • When to call for help
  • Status epilepticus
  • Treatment
  • Living with epilepsy
  • Planning ahead
  • Course evaluation

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