Duration: 30 minutes
This course gives an overview of epilepsy, including causes, symptoms, treatments, what to do if someone has a seizure, and the legal position with regard to employment and driving.
Different types of seizure are explained, and seizures not associated with epilepsy are also described.
The course is an overview of epilepsy for people who might come into contact with colleagues, service users and friends who have epilepsy and who want to be able to recognise a seizure and know how to deal with it.
In this course you will learn:
What epilepsy is
About the different types of seizure
What triggers seizures
How epilepsy is controlled
What to do if someone has a seizure
The law relating to working or employing someone with epilepsy
The law relating to driving with epilepsy