Epilepsy Awareness

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Our half-day Seizure Awareness course deals with the understanding of how seizures commence and how they can be managed safely for both the patient and the healthcare worker. More and more healthcare workers encounter patients or clients that might have seizures on a regular basis.

  • Who should attend?
  • Course Objectives
  • Course Programme
  • Methods of training
  • Assessment and certification

Anyone who wants to be trained and certified in the seizure management or people who will be dealing with epilepsy patients, especially healthcare workers

Ensuring that healthcare workers understand and recognize seizure occurrence. As well, preparing healthcare workers to act appropriately during the occurrence of seizures in patients

  1. Epilepsy awareness
  2. The different types of epilepsy
  3. The effects of epilepsy
  4. Medication preparation
  5. Administration of medication if needed

The course is highly interactive with each theory session being followed by a demonstration, practical tasks and assessment of individual skills.

Continuous assessment throughout the course. Students receive a PSTC Certificate on completion. The certificate is valid for 2 years.

Onsite Course