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Epilepsy Awareness

Epilepsy image This is a short 3 hour course designed for any person working in a health and social care environment, school or college or indeed anyone who would like to learn more about epilepsy and seizures.

Epilepsy can affect anyone at any age and in any walk of life. In the UK there are approximately 600,000 people with Epilepsy which equates to about 1 person in every 100.



Course Content:

  • What is epilepsy?
  • Other types of seizures
  • Types of epilepsy
  • Basic anatomy of the brain
  • Causes of Seizure
  • Management of seizures
  • Epilepsy medication
  • Complications of seizures and epilepsy

Course Duration:

A half-day course of at approximately 3 hours in duration


Instructor / Learner Ratio:

min: 1:6 max: 1:15

Awarding Body / Certification:

Cognet Occupational Safety and Health Certificate of attendance

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Course Requirements / Notes:

This course doe not require any previous qualification, however a First Aid certificate is recommended

Course Delivery and Lead Times:

Cognet are specialists in delivering on-site training throughout England and Wales.

As a general rule-of-thumb we would ask for at least four weeks lead time, however we have a very customer-focused philosophy and will always try our utmost to meet your more pressing requirements.

We also run public courses for a range of our courses predominantly at venues in the West Midlands. Our current schedule of courses can be seem on our Public Courses page. If you cannot find the course you are looking for please contact us as we may be able to help you directly or by putting you in touch with another company who can.


Further Information

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