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Course in Epilepsy Management(10307NAT)

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Course structure

1. Structure of the course and rules for completion

The course is structured as follows:

Sequence Unit Name Type Pre-requisite Nominal Hours
1 EPLSIE001A Support individuals with epilepsy Core NIL 10
2 EPLEMS002A Administer emergency medications for seizures Core EPLSIE001A Support individuals with epilepsy 20

Total number of units to gain Statement of Attainment: 2
Comprising of 2 core units and 0 elective units.

2. Candidates may exit the course after completion of the unit EPLSIE001A Support individuals with epilepsy with a statement of attainment for that unit. This would provide for vocational or educational outcomes linked to job roles/functions where knowledge of epilepsy and seizures was required, but not skills in administration of emergency medications.

Entry requirements

The course requires candidates to have completed the following related units:

  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation OR
  • HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support OR
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid

These units are required because knowledge of and the ability to administer CPR and place a person in the recovery position, are necessary to safely administer emergency medications for seizures.

Students must provide evidence of completion in at least one of the three units listed above otherwise they will not be eligible for enrolment in 10307NAT Course in Epilepsy Management and no Statement of Attainment will be provided.

Partnership Statement

This course is delivered in partnership with Red Cross Training Services, who is certified by Epilepsy Action Australia as an authorised provider of this course.
Graduates of this course will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment issued by Red Cross Training Services (RTOID: 3605).

Red Cross National Recongnised Training

  • Seizure Disorders in General Practice

    This education describes GP management of seizure disorders in children and adolescents. While management of seizures in this population remains primarily a specialist responsibility, GPs can play a crucial role in identifying seizures, organising prompt referral, supporting medication management and providing support to families through provision of team-based, patient-centred care. The course has been developed in conjunction with ThinkGP.  You will be directed to their website. Attacts relevant CPD points.

    Click HERE to access this course.

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  • EKP icon

    This course is designed to increase participant's knowledge of key clinical and social aspects of epilepsy for application into service delivery and practice. There are 10 modules, with assessment activities at the end of each module.

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    This online program is endorsed by ACN according to our Continuing Professional Development Endorsed Course Standards. It has been allocated 20 CPD hours according to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia - Continuing Professional Development Standard

    Access to the online course will be provided for 180 days once the enrolment process is complete.  This is called the enrolment period.  The start date is the date you enrolled in the course and paid any enrolment fees, if applicable.  If you require more time to complete your study, you may apply for an extension of the enrolment period by contacting the Course Administrator.
    Self enrolment
  • Emergency Medications Icon

    This course is designed to provide participants with skills and knowledge to effectively administer emergency medications for seizures (such as diazepam and midazolam) via appropriate routes.  Students will learn about why the medication is required, the types of documentation involved, their responsibilities during the process, and how to administer the medications in a safe and timely manner.

     

    This online program is endorsed by ACN according to our Continuing Professional Development Endorsed Course Standards. It has been allocated 5.5 CPD hours according to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia - Continuing Professional Development Standard

    Access to the online course will be provided for 90 days once the enrolment process is complete.  This is called the enrolment period.  The start date is the date you enrolled in the course and paid any enrolment fees, if applicable.  If you require more time to complete your study, you may apply for an extension of the enrolment period by contacting the Course Administrator.
    Self enrolment