Understanding Epilepsy

This course will help you to understand epilepsy, a lifelong condition that affects around 600,000 people in the UK. Course developed in partnership with SAPHNA.

Course description

The course covers important aspects of epilepsy such as:

  • what epilepsy is and how it affects the electrical activity in the brain
  • details on what epileptic seizures are and their different types
  • information on common triggers
  • useful list of drugs and medications available to help control seizures
  • information on other treatments for epilepsy
  • information on first aid treatment to help reduce the risks during a seizure
  • emergency procedures

What are my buying options?

Buy as a standalone course

This course costs £11.99 excl. VAT and you can buy online today.



Buy as part of a training package

This course can be bought as part of our comprehensive e-learning service, EduCare for Education.

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Why EduCare?

Our content experts ensure your courses are kept up-to-date. We constantly monitor changes to statutory guidance, legislation and inspection requirements, as soon as changes are confirmed, we update your course content at the earliest opportunity.

EduCare’s online learning management system is incredibly easy to use with training courses that can be accessed at any time and from any computer with internet access.


With EduCare you can:

  • Fulfil your legal duty of care in the key areas the law and inspection requires
  • Provide robust evidence of staff training
  • Access powerful management reports so you know who has completed the training
  • Allow ALL staff to complete essential duty of care training
  • Access additional resources to extend subject knowledge
  • Keep up-to-date with legislation changes
  • Download personalised certificates
  • Train anytime, anywhere - 24/7
  • Provide training certified for CPD

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Key features and benefits

Price £11.99 excl. VAT

Max. Duration 1 hour

Target Audience All

  • Level 2 courses (as graded against the nationally accepted levels, equivalent to GCSE grades A*-C)
  • One module with a multiple-choice questionnaire
  • One CPD credit
  • Optional narration of the course module and questionnaire for accessibility
  • Personalised downloadable certificate
  • 70% pass mark
  • Printable module for future reference

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What customers say

SAPHNA are delighted to have supported EduCare with the development of these new courses. Offering practical advice and guidance to schools on medical issues, and giving staff the confidence to act, is very important as more and more schools are losing access to school nurses.

Sharon White, CEO, SAPHNA