Understanding & Managing Epilepsy - Epilepsy Scotland

This is a half day certificated course that expands on the themes discussed in the awareness talks. This course is designed for anyone working with or caring for someone with epilepsy. You do not need previous epilepsy awareness training. This course will give you greater understanding of epilepsy. The course includes information on:

  • Causes of epilepsy
  • Types of epileptic seizures (epilepsy symptoms and signs of epilepsy)
  • Living with epilepsy
  • Social implications of epilepsy
  • Support needs of people with epilepsy and their families
  • First aid guidance for managing seizures

The certificate is awarded on the day after completing the course.

The certificate for this course is valid for 2 years.

The cost is £54 per person delivered in our Edinburgh or Glasgow office, and includes refreshments.

A maximum of 15 delegates can be trained at your own venue for a cost of £575*.

*In addition to the cost of the course, organisations will be charged for the trainer’s travelling expenses which are calculated at 40p per mile from the nearest Epilepsy Scotland office to the training course venue.