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Epilepsy Awareness

3 hours - £30pp

Helping Hands Epilepsy Awareness course is designed to give participants a basic understanding of epilepsy and upon completion participants will be able to impart basic first aid for the treatment of seizures and successfully execute the correct recording and compliance procedures pertaining to epileptic seizures.

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Epilepsy Awareness Training Course Overview

Unit I: Course Objectives
Unit II: Epilepsy in History
Unit III: What is Epilepsy
Unit IV: What Epilepsy is not
Unit V: Clinical Definition of Epilepsy 
Unit VI: Causes of Epilepsy
Unit VII: Diagnosing Epilepsy 
Unit VIII: Recording Seizures
Unit IX: Treatment of Epilepsy
Unit X: Brain Seizure Activity
Unit XI: Seizure Classification
Unit XII: Absence Seizures
Unit XIII: Photosensitivity
Unit XIV: Recording Seizures
Unit XV: First Aid
Unit XVI: Status Epilepticus
Unit XVIII: Compliance

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you need any prior training/qualifications to do this course?

No, participants do not need any prior training or qualifications to attend this course. Helping Hands’ training courses are designed to pass on skills and knowledge to complete novices as well as experienced professionals, all participants will benefit from this course regardless of experience or existing skills/knowledge.

Do you offer this course online?

Yes, a similar version of this course can be accessed via virtual workshop. Helping Hands trainers can deliver this training course over a video conferencing platform such as Zoom where they will share their screen, lead discussions with participants and deliver the learning outcomes over the internet. If you would like to access this course via virtual workshop please get in touch.

Do you need to be physically fit to do this course?

There are no physical aspects to the learning of this course. Therefore, this course is accessible to people of all levels of health and fitness, to be able to pass this course participants need to demonstrate an understanding of the course material and be willing to learn and engage with the course – there are no physical requirements to this.

Do you gain a qualification from this course?

This course is certified by Helping Hands and participants that pass this course can hold their course certificates as evidence of professional learning and an excellent level of knowledge, understanding and skills pertaining to this topic.

Student Comments

"This was a really thorough and informative training course. I feel like I have a much better understanding of epilepsy now and cannot thank Phil (trainer) enough for this."


"Members of my family have been diagnosed with epilepsy, so I have been acutely aware of the condition for a long time but after attending this course I have realised just how little I knew beforehand. I have a much more detailed understanding now."


"Witnessing seizures in the past, I was very nervous about supporting clients with epilepsy, But now I feel confident in knowing exactly what to do in those situations."


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