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Learn how to notice symptoms of epilepsy and what epilepsy is.
What is Epilepsy? How does epilepsy affect daily life? What is Symptomatic epilepsy? What is Idiopathic epilepsy? What is Cryptogenic epilepsy? What are Simple Partial Seizures? What are Complex Partial (Focal) Seizures? What’s the difference between Absence, Myoclonic, Tonic and Atonic Seizures?
Our Epilepsy Awareness Training will help you answer the questions above and more.
Epilepsy is a serious neurological condition that can affect anyone at any age and from any walk of life. There are 600,000 people with epilepsy living in the UK, around one in every 100 people. Every day, 87 people are diagnosed.
Through our Epilepsy Awareness Training, you will gain an understanding of what epilepsy is and how it affects an individual’s daily life. You will learn what Symptomatic, Idiopathic and Cryptogenic Epilepsy is. You will learn the common triggers of epilepsy. You will learn the difference between Simple Partial Seizures, Complex Partial (Focal) Seizures and Secondary Generalised Seizures are. You will also learn the difference between Absence, Myoclonic, Tonic and Atonic Seizures are.
What does Epilepsy Awareness Training cover?
- The definition of epilepsy and how it can affect an individuals’ daily life.
- Recognise the different types of epilepsy and the different types of seizures.
- Understand what treatment is available.
- Understand the different side effects epilepsy medication can cause.
- Understand what Status Epilepticus means.
- Gain knowledge of what rescue medication is and how to use it.
- Explore reasons why you should record and seizure and what data to record.
Who is our Epilepsy Awareness Training for?
Our Epilepsy Awareness Training is for anyone who works or supports an individual with epilepsy. Whatever care or non-care sector you work in, our epilepsy awareness course will give you the knowledge needed to understand how to aid an individual having an epileptic seizure.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
- Discuss what epilepsy is and how it affects an individual’s daily life.
- Discuss what can cause epilepsy.
- Recognise the common triggers of epilepsy.
- Discuss what Partial (Focal) Seizures are.
- Discuss what Generalised Seizures are and the types.
- Be able to understand the medication and surgery available for treatment of epilepsy.
- Evaluate the different kinds of side effects epilepsy medication can have.
- Discuss what Rescue Medication is and how it is administered.
- Develop knowledge, skills and, strategies to develop positive environments for individuals who suffer with epilepsy.
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