This course has been developed to promote an understanding of Epilepsy and the different types of seizures associated with this condition. The course aims to raise awareness of epilepsy – what it is, the symptoms, the different types of seizure and the impact it can have on people’s everyday lives.
The learners will develop their understanding of the condition which will enable them to offer more effective support to the people in their care.
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Group discussions, small group activities and DVD clips.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
NICE Guidelines: Epilepsy in Adults
NICE Guidelines: Epilepsies: Diagnosis and Management
And the following QCF unit:
Contribute to Monitoring the Health of Individuals Affected by Health Conditions
What is epilepsy
Causes of epilepsy
What are seizures?
Types of seizures
Seizure management (including First Aid)
Person centred approaches
Define the term epilepsy
List the causes of epilepsy
Describe how epilepsy can be diagnosed
Describe what a seizure is
List documentation required
List triggers of seizures
List types of seizures
Describe seizure management (including First Aid)
List the medication that is used
Explain the principles of risk management
State what is meant by SUDEP
Describe the importance of a person centred approach when supporting an individual with epilepsy
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