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Observing and recording seizures and Other Events

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 epilepsy

Description

Overview 

Seizures present in many different ways. However, 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 epilepsy.

It is in an easy to follow format, it is comprehensive and has a variety of case study examples to discuss different scenarios. This course has been highly commended by disability support organisations for the interactive and engaging activities to practice the challenging area of effective documentation.

Please note this course does not cover seizure first aid. For seizure first aid please see Epilepsy Essentials.

Who is this course for? 

This course explains what to do when observing a seizure and is perfect for disability workers and health care professionals who need to ensure their observation and documentation skills are accurate and clear when describing seizures.

What’s covered

The course includes:

  1. Why observation is so important
  2. Why we record events
  3. Case studies quizzes

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? 

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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