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Manual Handling

Epilepsy Awareness Course

Raising awareness of staff who may deal with service users who have epilepsy.

By the end of the session learners will be able to:

  • Discuss what epilepsy is
  • Identify different types of seizures and the ways they will present
  • List typical triggers for an epileptic seizure
  • Recognise different stages of a seizure
  • State what emergency action may be required and dealing with the person in seizure
  • Carry out basic first aid (simulating during and after seizure)
  • State when emergency services should be called
  • Discuss types of medication that may help to reduce the incidents of seizures and emergency medication that may be administered
  • Discuss lifestyle changes that may help to reduce the impact of epilepsy on the service user

Guided Learning Hours - 3 Hours

Certificate of Attendance

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