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Epilepsy Awareness

Introduction

Aims This Epilepsy Awareness Downloadable Distance Learning Pack is designed to provide delegates with ‘epilepsy awareness’ training and continues with the theoretical and practical administration of emergency medications (buccal midazolam and/or rectal diazepam) including how to give first aid to a person who is having a seizure. It will also provide a greater understanding to risk assessment and associated health and safety issues.

Content

  • Epilepsy, seizures and the brain
  • The different types of seizures
  • Conditions associated with Epilepsy
  • The Diagnostic process
  • Managing seizures and first aid
  • Working with a person who has seizures. Life style restrictions and considerations

Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this Epilepsy Awareness Distance Learning pack each candidate will be able to:

  • Identify types of epilepsy and the parts of the brain that may be affected when a person has a seizure
  • Recognise the characteristics of certain seizure types
  • Highlight the different ways that epilepsy can be diagnosed and the key issues associated with each method
  • Determine the different conditions that are associated with epilepsy
  • Describe the lifestyle restrictions a person with epilepsy might face
  • Identify how to work effectively with a person with epilepsy and know how to react appropriately when administering 1st aid