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Epilepsy Awareness

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The Epilepsy Awareness training can be provided individually or as part of a bespoke package.

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Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

 

  • ​Understand what epilepsy is and its prevalence in the UK.

  • Know the cause of epilepsy, the symptoms and how it is diagnosed.

  • Know what a seizure is and the main types.

  • Understand how epilepsy is treated.

  • Have an awareness of the common epilepsy drugs and their side effects.

  • Understand the importance of people with an epilepsy condition staying safe.

  •  Implement epilepsy awareness measures in the workplace.

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Course Overview

Target Population:  All staff who may require Epilepsy Awareness Training.

Course Duration:  3 hours

 

​Certification:  Level 2 Award in Epilepsy Awareness

 

Assessment:  Knowledge assessment via a question paper.

Number of Participants: 16 Maximum.

Our

Epilepsy

Awareness Training:

  • Is based on the compliance requirements placed on trainers by the Health & Safety at Work (Etc.) Act of 1974; Equality Act 2010; Mental Capacity Act 2005 and associated code of  practice; Mental Health Act 2007 and Code of Practice; Human Rights  Act; Data Protection Act 2018 together with the General Data Protection  Regulation (GDPR); and requirements placed on healthcare employers  by the Care Act and CQC Standards. 

  • The National Institute for Health & Care Excellence (NICE) Guidelines n the care of those with  an epilepsy condition.

  • Can assist Diploma in Health & Social Care candidates with the various  elements of their learning.