Epilepsy Awareness

Course Overview

This course looks at the make up of the brain and possible causes of seizures and explore the different types of seizures and possible triggers.

The course explores epilepsy from an age based perspective and engages delegates to actively think about improving the care of people with epilepsy.

There are many misunderstandings with epilepsy, especially with its treatment and what to do in an emergency. This is why the course with an interactive basic first aid demonstration that provides the best level of care possible if required.

Key Learning Points

  • How Common is Epilepsy?
  • What are seizures and epilepsy?
  • The Lobes of the Brain
  • Seizures and Classification of Types
  • Diagnosis of Epilepsy
  • The Causes of Epilepsy
  • Treatment of Epilepsy
  • Management of Convulsions
  • Children with Epilepsy
  • Young People and Epilepsy
  • Older People with Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy and Lifestyle
  • Practical Guidelines
  • What support can you give?

 

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