Introduction to Epilepsy for Aged Care Workers 2021 – Organisational


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  • Introduction to Epilepsy for Aged Care Workers 2021

Where a person has a duty of care for an individual living with epilepsy this introductory eLearning module will enable them to develop the knowledge required to provide appropriate supports in the workplace, while also developing a better understanding of their student, client, colleague or patient and the impacts of living with epilepsy on the individual.

Where the individual living with epilepsy has been prescribed emergency medication staff will also require training in the administration of emergency medication.

This module is a prerequisite to the course, Administration of Emergency Medication (Part 1 – Theory)


Step 1: You are allocated 30 enrolments. If you require less than 30, you have 6 months to use your remaining enrolments. If you require more than 30, please change the number in the white box below. You will only be charged $16 per additional enrolment.

Step 2: If the person making the purchase is NOT completing the course, untick the Enrol Me box or you will be automatically enrolled.

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At the conclusion of the purchase, you will receive separate emails to complete the enrolment process for the participants. Each participant will then receive a course link via email.

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This one hour eLearning module will provide participants with the underpinning knowledge required to support an individual living with epilepsy.

Topics Covered:

  1. Facts about epilepsy
  2. Seizure types  and what seizure activity may look like
  3. Epilepsy Management Planning process, the Epilepsy Management Plan (EMP) and the Emergency Medication Management Plan (EMMP)
  4. Basic first aid response for seizures
  5. The potential impacts of epilepsy on the life of the individual


Who should do this course?

Anyone who has a ‘duty of care’ responsibility for a person living with epilepsy.

Anyone wanting to improve their awareness and understanding of epilepsy and its impact on the individual.

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Time and Assessment:

This eLearning module will take approximately one hour to complete and includes 15 questions to check understanding as the participant progresses through the course.

Participants will be asked to complete a pre-course self-assessment of their understanding of epilepsy and a post course evaluation and self-assessment.

A Certificate of Completion can be generated on completion of all tasks.


More information or offline resources:

Maximum of 30 staff enrolment per course. Enroling more than 30 participants will incur additional charges automatically added at checkout.

This course is available offline, please contact us to discuss options.


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Administration of Emergency Medication

Additional Information

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Currently this course holds no accreditation status.

CPD Recognition

Many industry associations require their members or affiliates to complete continuing professional development.Please check your individual industry association to confirm that this eLearning module meets the required standards.

This eLearning module is included on the Victorian Institute of Teaching Special Needs Plan PD Provider List and meets the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers: Standards 4.1, 1.5 and 1.6

This eLearning module has been developed within the Epilepsy Foundation quality framework which meets ISO9001:2008.

If you would like the Epilepsy Foundation to discuss industry recognition with your industry association please contact us.

  • You are purchasing the organisational enrolment for this course. This will entitle you to 30 enrolments in which you have 6 months to use.

    When purchasing 30 enrolments you will only be charged $555.00. If you want more than 30 enrolments, please change the number below to the amount you need. You will be charged at $16 per enrolment over 30.

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