RoSPA & IATP Approved
When introducing epilepsy, we must first recognise that there are around 40 different types of
Statistics show that one in five people will have a seizure at some time in their life although
only some of these will be caused by epilepsy.
Epilepsy is a neurological condition that affects the brain and the nervous system and is covered by
the Equality Act 2010.
The condition can affect people for only a portion of their life, or it can be
Because of the varied nature of the condition an awareness of epilepsy and the actions you
can take if you are present during a seizure is incredibly useful for those who work in health and
This course will give you an overview of epilepsy. It lists the methods of diagnosis, what a seizure is
and how the brain can be affected. It will introduce some possible seizure triggers and describe what
to do when someone has a seizure.
It will also discuss some of the treatments offered to people
with epilepsy and provide practical advice on what you can do if you witness someone having a
What Is Epilepsy?
Types Of Seizure
What To Do
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Duration: 30 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off.
It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).
This course is aimed primarily at people working in the care sector with children or adults however, anyone who would like to expand their knowledge or understand what to do if they see someone have a seizure should take this course.
This course is also a great one to do alongside first aid training as it expands on the information relating to seizures that are usually taught as part of first aid.
Having a knowledge of Epilepsy and the different types of seizure and the actions you can take if you are present during a seizure will allow you to take a proactive role in ensuring the person is kept safe and as comfortable as possible.
CPD approval means that this course can be used by those that need to prove they are continually developing themselves.
Online training is flexible, efficient, and cost-effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time, so they can fit the training in around their work and personal life.
If you would like to further your skills and be prepared for situations that might require a fist line response, then our Emergency First aid in the workplace or Paediatric First Aid courses are both great next steps from this one.
For those people that have already completed First Aid training then another course that can complement your knowledge is Diabetes Awareness.
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 3 years. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.
Approved by RoSPA
Approved by the CPD Certification Service
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Takes approximately 30 minutes to complete online
Works on any device that can access the internet
Has all the training materials that you need, so no hidden fees
Includes the end of course test at no extra cost
Allows free re-sits of the test if you do not pass the first time
Enables you to download a certificate when you pass the test
The fast, efficient, effective, and low-cost way to learn
At the end of this course, you will understand:
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