Education & Training

 

Our next training session is on Wednesday 6 September 2017 at 9-11am.  The training is being held at the Cameron Grant Community Centre, 27 Mulley St Holder.

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL – please call 6287 455 or email admin@epilepsyact.org.au to book

Cost is $110 Inc. GST.  Members receive a discount.

Training covers: History of Epilepsy, Over view of Types of Epilepsy, Seizure First Aid, Triggers, Paper work and how to care for someone with Epilepsy.

Epilepsy ACT offers a wide range of training to individuals, organisations and community groups in the ACT and surrounding areas. All of our trainers have the appropriate qualifications to deliver these programs and have extensive experience in epilepsy and its management.

Epilepsy ACT offers the following training:

Workplace Training

Epilepsy ACT provides responsive information and education services to community organisations, health and welfare groups, businesses, education providers, students and any other group where a need is identified. For more information go to our workplace training page.

Community Education

The Association provides in-house training to individuals who wish to gain a better understanding of epilepsy and seizure types as well as fist aid and epilepsy treatments. These community education workshops are run 4 times a year. For more information please see our community education page.

Midazolam Training

Midazolam is an emergency medication that is used in the control of seizures.  It is a restricted medication that has been approved for community use in certain situations and always prescribed by a Doctor.  Training is provided to organisations and individuals who work with people that are prescribed this medication. The training is conducted by a registered nurse. For more information please see the midazolam training page.

Accredited Epilepsy Training (back soon)

Epilepsy ACT is currently reviewing this training.  We apologise that it is not currently available. Epilepsy ACT offers a three day training course will teach you how to assess clients with complex needs and connect with the appropriate community services with a unique focus on epilepsy and disability.  This course is suited to people who work in residential day care, outreach, respite, vocational services, early intervention or management. For more information please see out accredited training page.