Support Individuals with Epilepsy (CEMSIE001)
This unit is for anyone supporting people with epilepsy. It is targeted at health and community support workers, aged care staff and childcare workers.
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.