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Epilepsy : Minimising the Risk

Minimise potential risks at home, work and outdoors.

Description

Overview 

Epilepsy, like other long-term health conditions comes with certain risks. If left unchecked these can become serious. Risks associated with seizures need to be understood and recognised because knowing about the risks means action can be taken to reduce them.

This course looks at possible risks in the home, outdoor and work environments. The interactive activities demonstrate practical ways to reduce risks for someone with epilepsy. The course also includes a section related to supporting others and managing if a seizure occurs in a public area.

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

Who is this course for? 

With plenty of video demonstrations this course is perfect for health professionals and disability support workers as well as families.

What’s covered

The course includes:

  1. Risk management
  2. Managing people and their responses

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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