Do you want to know more about epilepsy and what to do if a seizure occured?
In Australia, around 1 in 150 people are currently diagnosed with epilepsy – so chances are most people know someone with the condition. While epilepsy is relatively common, it is widely misunderstood, and many people do not know what to do in the case of a seizure.
It is interactive in an easy to follow format, with real video examples and your questions answered. This is a must for introduction to epilepsy plus a bit more.
Who is this course for?
This half hour course has been designed for anyone wanting to learn more about epilepsy and is suitable for professionals including carers, teachers and disability workers, as well as those living with epilepsy and their family and friends.
The course includes:
1. Epilepsy Facts
2. Types of seizures
3. Living with epilepsy
4. Seizure safety and first aid
How do I complete this course?
This course is delivered completely online and is self-paced.
How long do I have to complete the course?
This course is to be completed within 3 months.
How long does it take to complete this course?
Please allow 30-45 minutes to complete this course.
Is anything required before I start?
There are no prerequisites for this course.
What happens when I finish the course?
Participants will be required to complete a quiz at the end of the course and will then receive a certificate of completion.
How often do you recommend to do the course?
We recommend doing the Epilepsy Essentials course every year.
During this self-paced online session you’ll learn about common emergency medications used for seizures; why it is used; how to manage seizure emergencies; [click for more]More Information
Learn the importance of observation and required documentation. Few doctors see their patients having seizures. A good eyewitness description can greatly assist with identifying the seizure type will assist the doctor in diagnosis and ongoing management of epilepsyMore Information
Minimise potential risks at home, work and outdoors.More Information
A Free Course catering for Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders.More Information
To complete this course, participants need to have received a certificate for our Epilepsy Essentials course within the last 12 months. During this self-paced online session you’ll learn about common emergency medications used for seizures; why it is used; how to manage seizure emergencies; your responsibilities during the process; and how to practically administer the medication in a safe and timely manner.More Information