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Epilepsy Essentials

This half hour course has been designed for anyone wanting to learn more about epilepsy and is suitable for carers, teachers, disability workers and family members. It also covers seizure first aid and management strategies.

Description

Overview   

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.  

What's covered?

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.  

 

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