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Epilepsy Awareness

Would you know what to do if someone had a seizure?

  • 39 British pounds
  • Murrayfield Parish Church, Edinburgh, EH12 6EQ or Online

Service Description

Designed for: People supporting a person with epilepsy or interested in learning more about the condition. 2024 dates: Fri 19 Jan, 10.00-13.00 (in person, Edinburgh, EH12) Thurs 25 Jan, 10.00-13.00 (live, online) Wed 21 Feb, 10.00-13.00 (in person, Edinburgh, EH12) Thurs 14 March, 09.30-12.30 (live, online) Fri 22 Mar, 10.00-13.00 (in person, Edinburgh, EH12) Fri 19 April, 10.00-13.00 (live, online) Fri 26 April, 10.00-13.00 (in person, Edinburgh, EH12) Tues 21 May, 10.00-13.00 (live, online) Wed 29 May, 10.00-13.00 (in person, Edinburgh, EH12) Mon 17 June, 10.00-13.00 (in person, Edinburgh, EH12) Fri 21 June, 10.00-13.00 (live, online) Content: What is epilepsy What causes epilepsy How do we make a diagnosis including differential diagnosis Types of seizures Treatment options First Aid Status Epilepticus Care planning and recording mechanisms Risk Assessment SUDEP Interactive case discussions Sources of support and information Stigma Psychological/psychiatric co-morbidities Psychosocial issues Cultural awareness ​ This course is assessed and content reflects the Epilepsy Specialist Nurses Association (ESNA) June 2019 Guidelines. Our expert trainers also meet the ESNA guidelines on trainer qualifications and experience. This course takes place online, through Zoom. You will be emailed joining details once your booking purchase is complete. To make a booking, simply drop us an email. Price is per person and a certificate of attendance will be issued after the course.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

To cancel or reschedule, please contact us at least 24 hours before the start of your course. Cancellation fees apply as follows: More than 7 days notice: We will issue a full refund; 1 – 7 days notice: 50% of the cost of the course; Less than 24 hours notice: No refund will be made.

Contact Details


St John's House 4 Duddingston Crescent, Edinburgh, UK

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