Introduction to Epilepsy for Aged Care Workers 2021 – Individual


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  • Introduction to Epilepsy for Aged Care Workers 2021

No matter what industry a person works in if they have a duty of care or responsibility for a person living with epilepsy then this introduction eLearning module will enable them to develop the underpinning knowledge required to provide appropriate supports in the workplace, while also developing a better understanding of the impacts of living with epilepsy on the individual.

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

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This one hour eLearning module will provide participants with the underpinning knowledge required to support an individual living with epilepsy.

Topics Covered:

  1. Facts about epilepsy
  2. Seizure types  and what seizure activity may look like
  3. Epilepsy Management Planning process, the Epilepsy Management Plan (EMP) and the Emergency Medication Management Plan (EMMP)
  4. Basic first aid response for seizures
  5. The potential impacts of epilepsy on the life of the individual


Who should do this course?

Anyone who has a ‘duty of care’ responsibility for a person living with epilepsy.

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

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Time and Assessment:

This eLearning module will take approximately one hour to complete and includes 15 questions 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.

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.


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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 is included on the Victorian Institute of Teaching Special Needs Plan PD Provider List and meets the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers: Standards 4.1, 1.5 and 1.6

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.