Epilepsy Awareness

OCNWM - Contribute to the Management of Epilepsy

QCF credit value of 3

 This QCF unit, which carries a credit value of 3, involves a one day trainer lead session. The learner will need to complete an assessment folder in accordance with guidelines from the trainer.

Learning Outcomes

The learner will

  1. Understand what epilepsy is.
  2. Understand the different types of seizures and the causes of epilepsy
  3. Know what are the available treatments for epilepsy and what to do in the event of a seizure
  4. Know emergency first aid procedures.
  5. Learn the theory and practical (simulation) administration of Buccal medication.

The course also covers epilepsy protocols, risk assessments and additional sources of information