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Supporting Children and Young People with Epilepsy at School

Epilepsy Awareness

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Course Content We facilitate a wide range of training courses for people who support children, young people and vulnerable adults with epilepsy. Example Programme: Welcome & Introduction. Aim & learning outcomes. True or false. Terminology. Facts about epilepsy, the causes and triggers of seizures. Other reasons for seizures. The international classification of epileptic seizures. Recognising epileptic seizures - video. Managing seizures with dignity. Recording seizures. NHS epilepsy services. Epilepsy in adults with learning disabilities or other physical disabilities. Investigations and monitoring. Drug treatments and side effects. Other treatments. Safety, risk and mortality. Psychological, social & economic consequences. Overcoming negative aspects and accessing information in a suitable format. Summary & Close. There will be a teacoffee break during the morning and afternoon and a longer break for lunch. We provide training for: Local authorities, residential and community care providers, charities, schools, further education colleges, universities, human resource departments, companies that employ individuals with epilepsy and other epilepsy organisations . Our courses provide important learning outcomes that can be mapped to NVQs and City & Guilds accreditation within the health and social care sector: Dispel myths and misconceptions the epilepsies. Describe the main causes of epilepsy and triggers of seizures. Understand the vulnerability to the epilepsies in adults with learning difficulties. Discuss the different types of seizure. Describe the importance of anti - epileptic drugs and possible side - effects. Competently manage all seizures with dignity including status epilepticus in accordance with organisational policies and procedures. Explain the importance of keeping accurate records in relation to epilepsy. Describe the social, psychological and economic impact of epilepsy on the individual, family members and carers and suggest ways of overcoming the negative aspects of the condition. Identify ways to ensure a safe environment and minimise risk associated with seizures Explain ways to enable individuals with epilepsy to self manage their condition. Provides access to further support and information.

Course Content We facilitate a wide range of training courses for people who support children, young people and vulnerable adults with epilepsy. Example Programme: Welcome & Introduction. Aim & learning outcomes. True or false. Terminology. Facts about epilepsy, the causes and triggers of seizures. Other reasons for seizures. The international classification of epileptic seizures. Recognising...

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