What should you do if someone you work with suffers an epileptic seizure? This course gives an interesting overview of epilepsy and its effects, the way people with epilepsy must make adjustments to their lives and details the key considerations for dealing with someone suffering a seizure.
This course is for anyone who wishes to gain an understanding of epilepsy, including:
- Social Care staff
- Teachers and tutors in schools, colleges and universities
- Anyone who might have a colleague with epilepsy
- Employers and HR staff
This course gives an overview of epilepsy, including causes, symptoms, treatments, what to do if someone has a seizure, and the legal position with regard to employment and driving. Different types of seizure are explained, and seizures not associated with epilepsy are also described. The course is an overview of epilepsy for people who might come into contact with colleagues, service users and friends who have epilepsy and who want to be able to recognise a seizure and know how to deal with it.
You will automatically get a course certificate on course completion – with your name, the CPD hours, the date and learning objectives.
Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll have a knowledge of:
- What epilepsy is
- The different types of seizure and what triggers them
- How epilepsy is controlled
- What to do if someone has a seizure
- The law relating to working or employing someone with epilepsy
- The law relating to driving with epilepsy