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Epilepsy Knowledge Program

A comprehensive 10-Module course providing comprehensive, practical information about epilepsy and seizures, its diagnosis, different forms of management and how it can affect someone’s life and lifestyle

Description

Overview 

This course designed to increase Registered Nurse's knowledge of key clinical and social aspects of epilepsy and seizures for application into their service delivery and practice.

The 10 modules in the course provide comprehensive, practical information about different types of epilepsy and seizures, its diagnosis, different forms of management and how it can affect someone’s life and lifestyle.

Videos of seizures, personal experiences and other visual aids about epilepsy matters are included in the course. There are quiz’s and assessment activities at the end of each module, as well as assessments to complete at the end of the course.

Who is this course for? 

Registered Nurses, particularly those working in neurology or the disability sector.

What’s covered?

This course addresses the following topics:

1. Seizure Physiology

2. Understanding Epilepsy

3. Seizure Syndromes

4. Diagnosing Seizures

5. Treatment Options

6. Managing Seizures

7. Seizures and Risk

8. Special Considerations

9. Living with Epilepsy

10. Providing Better Care

How do I complete this course? 

This course is delivered completely online and is self-paced, with online quizzes tasks and offline assignments/research.

How long do I have to complete the course?  

You will have access to this course for 6 months. This course is designed to be flexible and allow participants to complete their study within their own time.

How long does it take to complete this course? 

Please allow approximately 17 hours to complete this course.

Is anything required before I start? 

There are no pre-requisites; however, this course is specifically designed to meet the needs of and be completed by registered nurses, especially those working in the fields of neurology or in the disability sector.  

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