Epilepsy Explained: An advanced understanding of epilepsy for aged care workers

$132.00

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  • Epilepsy Explained: An advanced understanding of epilepsy for aged care
For health or community sector workers with a duty of care or responsibility for an older person living with epilepsy e.g. disability, residential or home aged care or mental health.  This eLearning module will enable participants to develop a deeper understanding of epilepsy and seizures, and the impact on the older person living with epilepsy.

Where the older person living with epilepsy has been prescribed emergency medication, training in the administration of emergency medication will also be required.

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Description

 

This two hour eLearning module will enable participants to develop a deeper understanding of epilepsy and seizures, the impact of epilepsy on an older person; and how best to support an older person living with epilepsy.

Topics Covered:

  1. The complexity of epilepsy
  2. Seizure presentation & classification
  3. Epilepsy treatments & their impact
  4. Seizure First Aid
  5. The impact of epilepsy on the individual
  6. Epilepsy risks, injury & death
  7. Epilepsy in the later years
  8. Resources available to support you in your work

Who should do this course?

This eLearning module has been developed for health or community sector workers e.g. disability, residential or home aged care or mental health who have a ‘duty of care’ responsibility for an older person living with epilepsy.

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

You and Your
Family

Health and
Direct Care

Education and
Training

Employers and
Communities

Time and Assessment:

This eLearning module will take approximately two hours to complete and includes a number of questions and scenarios 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; and will be given access to a range of resources to support them in their work.

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

 

More information or offline resources:

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

Please contact us to register interest in this online module and receive advance notice of it’s release.

 

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Accreditation

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 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.