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Epilepsy Awareness

Epilepsy Awareness

This epilepsy course will give an overview of what epilepsy is, how it is treated, and how health and social care workers can help to improve the health outcomes of those with epilepsy.


Duration: 1 Hour     CPD Points: 1

  • Objectives

    At the end of this epilepsy course, the learner will be able to:

    • Understand how epilepsy is investigated and diagnosed
    • Describe treatment options for individuals with epilepsy
    • Describe the importance of a regular structured medical review for those with epilepsy
  • Course Content

    Unit 1

    • Epilepsy Awareness – Course Introduction
    • What is Epilepsy
    • What is a Seizure
    • Stages of a Seizure
    • Types of Seizures
    • How is Epilepsy Diagnosed?
    • Tests for Epilepsy

    Unit 2

    • Your Role
    • Access to Information
    • SUDEP
    • Management of Epilepsy
    • Pharmacological Treatments
    • Special Considerations
  • Certification

    On successful completion of the quiz, you will be awarded a CPD accredited Epilepsy Awareness Course free course certificate.


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