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Epilepsy (including emergency medications)

Is this course suitable for you or your organisation?

This course is available for you or your organisation as:

  • a standard face to face group course; or
  • a customised course to suit your learning needs and delivered at your venue or ours.

Why choose this course?

This course is recommended for those who, as part of their work role, support people with epilepsy.  This course is relevant for disability support practitioners, teachers, teaching support staff and anyone who regularly supports a person with epilepsy.

A specialised facilitator will support learners to develop the essential knowledge and skills required to recognise, support and manage common types of seizures that people with epilepsy may experience in the workplace.  There is a focus on developing the practical skills necessary to follow a person’s individualised epilepsy management plan, apply relevant first aid and (if required) training in administration of prescribed emergency medication.

What content does the course cover?

This face to face course provides learners with the knowledge and skills required to safely and effectively support a person who may experience an epileptic seizure in the workplace.  This includes knowledge of:

  • the basic anatomy of the brain
  • what epilepsy is including common causes and triggers
  • treatment options and epilepsy management plans
  • different types of epileptic seizures
  • the relevant first aid for common types of epileptic seizures
  • practical training in administering prescribed emergency medication

Does the program have any prerequisites?

  • The following are pre-requisites for this course and participants must have undertaken training in the following areas:
  • Current first aid (including CPR)
  • Current medication training

What is the cost?

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How long is the course?

Duration: Half day

Where can I get more information?

Contact: The Training Alliance Team 
Email: training@cerebralpalsy.org.au 
Phone: +61 2 9975 8715

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