With around 1 in every 200 people suffering from epilepsy, it’s crucial that you know how to adapt your practice to support epilepsy sufferers in your care.
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About the course

This excellent training resource provides comprehensive exploration of epilepsy, developing your knowledge of the condition and providing practical advice that you can implement in your working practices.
If you witnessed somebody experiencing an epileptic seizure would you know how to respond? If not, this is the ideal training resource to broaden your understanding and fulfil your training requirements.

Who is this course for

A ‘must have’ for induction, refresher, management and vocational training.

What does the course cover?

  • What is epilepsy?
  • Causes
  • Newborns & epilepsy
  • Children & epilepsy
  • Pregnancy & periods
  • The elderly & epilepsy
  • Types of epilepsy
  • Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy
  • Reflex Epilepsy
  • Photosensitivity
  • Benign Rolandic Epilepsy
  • Lennox Gestaut Syndrome Epilepsy
  • Landau-Kleffner Syndrome Epilepsy
  • Rasmussen’s Encephalitis Epilepsy
  • Seizures
  • Partial seizures
  • Simple partial seizures
  • Complex partial seizures
  • Generalised seizures
  • Tonic-clonic/grand mal seizures
  • During a seizure
  • After a seizure
  • Calling an ambulance
  • Conditions that look like epilepsy
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Medication & side effects
  • Avoiding triggers
  • Long-term effects
  • Recovery