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Epilepsy and emergency medication (public course)

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?

  • Medication training is a compulsory pre-requisite for this course. This can include on the job or formal training in Medication. If you have not previously done any on the job or formal medication training, you will need to complete our online module prior to attending this course. This course costs $38.50 and can be purchased via this webpage Assist with Medication - online.  Please allow 1 business day for access to this online module to be enabled after purchasing.

What is the cost?

$190.00 per head, incl GST

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

Cancellation conditions apply

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