This half hour course has been designed for anyone wanting to learn more about epilepsy and is suitable for family members, carers, teachers and disability workers.

Epilepsy Essentials covers information about epilepsy and seizures, including descriptions and videos of different seizure types, as well as seizure first aid and management strategies. You will be required to complete a quiz at the end before receiving a certificate.

Your course access will expire 3 months after purchase.

The half hour course looks at potential risks in the home, outdoor and work environments. The interactive activities demonstrate practical ways to reduce risks.

The course also includes a section on supporting others who witness a seizure and managing if a seizure occurs in a public area.
With plenty of video demonstrations this course is perfect for health professionals and disability support workers as well as families.

You will be required to complete a quiz at the end before receiving a certificate.

Please note this course does not cover seizure first aid.  For seizure first aid see Epilepsy Essentials.

Your course access will expire 3 months after purchase.

Epilepsy is far more common for people living with disability than it is for the general population. This half hour course is designed for support workers and families to provide an understanding of living with epilepsy and disability. The course covers some of the challenges faced, recognising types of seizures and quality of life.

You will be required to complete a quiz at the end before receiving a certificate.

Please note this course does not cover seizure first aid.  For seizure first aid see Epilepsy Essentials.

Your course access will expire 3 months after purchase.

This half hour course is perfect for disability workers and health care professionals who need to ensure their observation and documentation skills are accurate and clear when describing seizures. This course has been highly commended by disability support organisations for the interactive and engaging activities to practice the challenging area of effective documentation.

You will be required to complete a quiz at the end before receiving a certificate.

Please note this course does not cover seizure first aid.  For seizure first aid see Epilepsy Essentials.

Your course access will expire 3 months after purchase.

Taking approximately five hours to complete, this comprehensive training provides you with the skills and knowledge to administer emergency medications for seizures (Midazolam and Diazepam). You’ll learn about these medications and why they are used, how to manage prolonged and cluster seizures, your responsibilities during the process and how to practically administer the medications in a safe and timely manner. There are short answer questions, quizzes and a practical assessment required to complete this course.

*Please note that Epilepsy Essentials is a pre-requisite for this course.

Please allow approximately 5 hours to complete the theory component of this course, and additional time (3-5 working days) to received the required practical material via post and have your assessments marked by an Epilepsy Nurse Educator.

Your course access will expire 3 months after purchase.

This course in Epilepsy Management includes the core unit ‘Support individuals with epilepsy’ as well as the two elective units ‘respond to seizures in adults with intellectual disabilities’ and ‘administer emergency medications for seizures’. It is targeted at health and community support workers, childcare and schools and the aged care sector. It is relevant for anyone who supports an individual living with intellectual disability and epilepsy and requires the administration of emergency medication for the management of seizures.

Support Individuals with Epilepsy:

The unit covers the ability to understand, recognise and manage seizures. Topics covered include the anatomy of the brain; seizure types and epilepsy; diagnosing and treating epilepsy; the impact epilepsy has on the person; safety measures for seizures and lifestyle and seizure first aid. It also promotes an awareness of the impact of epilepsy on a person’s life physically, socially and emotionally.

Administer Emergency Medications for Seizures:

This unit is designed to provide the skills and knowledge required to administer relevant medication to an individual experiencing an intractable seizure that requires emergency medication. The unit covers seizure emergencies and emergency medications; administering emergency medication and contingency management.

Respond to seizures in adults with intellectual disabilities

The course covers the ability to understand, recognise and appropriately manage situations in which seizure activity may be present in people with an intellectual disability.  It also includes the application of a person-centred approach to manage the impact on the individual experiencing seizure activity and others who may be present at the time of a seizure.

  • Support individuals with epilepsy (CEMSIE001)
  • Administer emergency medications for seizures (CEMAEM002)
  • Respond to seizures in adults with intellectual disabilities (CEMSID001)

Your course access will expire 6 months after purchase.

This course has been designed to increase Registered Nurse’s knowledge of key clinical and social aspects of epilepsy and seizures for application into their service delivery and practice. The 10 modules in the course provide comprehensive, practical information about different types of epilepsy and seizures, its diagnosis, different forms of management and how it can affect someone’s life and lifestyle. Videos of seizures, personal experiences and other visual aids about epilepsy matters are included in the course. There are assessment activities at the end of each module, as well as practical assessments to complete at the end of the course.

Designed for those working within the aged care sector, this one hour course will enhance your knowledge of epilepsy and seizures. The course will provide you with comprehensive information about seizure types, the incidence and effects of epilepsy in seniors, management strategies and seizure first aid.

This course in Epilepsy Management includes the core unit ‘support individuals with epilepsy’ as well as the elective ‘administer emergency medications for seizures’. It is targeted at health and community support workers, childcare and schools and the aged care sector. It is relevant for anyone who supports an individual whose seizures may require them to administer emergency medication.

Support Individuals with Epilepsy:

The unit covers the ability to understand, recognise and manage seizures. Topics covered include the anatomy of the brain; seizure types and epilepsy; diagnosing and treating epilepsy; the impact epilepsy has on the person; safety measures for seizures and lifestyle and seizure first aid. It also promotes an awareness of the impact of epilepsy on a person’s life physically, socially and emotionally.

Administer Emergency Medications for Seizures:

This unit is designed to provide the skills and knowledge required to administer relevant medication to an individual experiencing a seizure that requires emergency medication. The unit covers seizure emergencies and emergency medications; administering emergency medication and contingency management.

  • Support individuals with epilepsy (CEMSIE001)
  • Administer emergency medications for seizures (CEMAEM002)

Your course access will expire 6 months after purchase.

 

Fun, interactive course that teaches children in Grades K-2 (Lower Primary/Infants) about epilepsy and seizures.

Fun, interactive course that teaches children in Grades 3-6 (Upper Primary) about epilepsy and seizures.

This free course has been culturally tailored for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people working in the health and community sector. Interactive quizzes and activities in the course allow Yarning Epilepsy to be adapted and used as both a learning and teaching resource to raise awareness of epilepsy in your community and provide information about seizures and seizure first aid.