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Caring for Seniors

This one-hour course is designed for people working within the aged care sector. It will enhance your knowledge of epilepsy and seizures.

Description

Overview 

In people over 65, epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disorder after migraine, dementia and stroke. This is the most likely time for someone to be diagnosed with epilepsy.

Seizures are often not recognised in this age group which can delay diagnosis and treatment. It will enhance your knowledge of epilepsy and seizures and provide you with comprehensive information about seizure types, the effects of epilepsy in seniors, management strategies and seizure first aid.

Who is this course for? 

This one-hour course is designed for people working within the aged care sector.

What’s covered

The course includes:

  1. Facts about epilepsy
  2. Seizure types
  3. Epilepsy and ageing
  4. Seizure Safety

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 60 minutes to complete this course.

Is anything required before I start? 

There are no prerequisites for this course. 

What happens when I finish? 

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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