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Online Education for Families

The following courses are offered free of charge to people living with epilepsy and their families. To register, please call the National Epilepsy Support Service on 1300 761 487.

Introduction to Epilepsy - Individual Enrolment

What is epilepsy? How can you best support someone living with epilepsy?

In this one-hour course, you’ll learn the facts and figures of epilepsy, different types of seizures and how to spot them, what an Epilepsy Management Plan is and how to use one, basic seizure first aid and the potential impacts epilepsy can have on people.

This course is best suited to people seeking an understanding of the basics of epilepsy.

Administration of Emergency Medication - Theory - Individual Enrolment

Do you need to be able to administer emergency epilepsy medication?

This short course will provide you with a theoretical understanding of prescribed emergency medication, their routes of administration and side-effects, and potential impacts on the individual. You will also learn how to identify a Management Plan and an Emergency Medication Management  Plan.

This theoretical course must be completed along with practical training to ensure you understand the specific requirements for the person for whom you have responsibility.  

Administration of Emergency Medication - Practical - Individual Enrolment

Do you need to be able to administer emergency epilepsy medication? 

This short course will provide you with a practical skills to administer prescribed emergency medication, their routes of administration and side-effects, and potential impacts on the individual. You will also learn how to identify a Management Plan and an Emergency Medication Management  Plan.

This practical course must be completed along with theoretical training to ensure you understand the specific requirements for the person for whom you have responsibility. 

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Epilepsy Smart Australia

Phone: 1300 761 487 Email: support@epilepsysmart.org.au
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The Epilepsy Smart Australia program received funding from the Australian Government.