Fitness & Well-Being

Epilepsy Awareness Diploma Course

11 Modules

  • Certified Course
  • Online study
  • Tutor support
  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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What Will You Learn?

Epilepsy is a condition that most of us are aware of but unless we’ve had close contact with it, don’t understand much about. This course not only fills in the blanks but provides extensive information about the condition that will prove useful to those with epilepsy, their family and caregivers, and anyone else who would like to understand the condition and how to manage it.

Following an introduction to the course and the subject, you will be guided through a history of epilepsy, which provides a greater understanding of how the disorder had previously been understood and the...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: Introduction to Epilepsy
  • Part 1: Introduction to Epilepsy
  • Part 2: History of Epilepsy
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: Epilepsy Basics
  • Part 1: Epilepsy
  • Part 2: Epidemiology – Who Does It Affect
  • Part 3: Classification of Epilepsy
  • Part 4: Epilepsy at a Young Age
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: Epilepsy Causes
  • Part 1: Genetic
  • Part 2: Epilepsy Syndromes and Genetic Disorders
  • Part 3: Brain Injury and Epilepsy
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: Seizures
  • Part 1: Types of Seizures
  • Part 2: Focal Seizure with Retained Awareness
  • Part 3: Generalised Seizures
  • Part 4: The Postictal Period
  • Part 5: Process
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: The Effects of Seizures
  • Part 1: Central Nervous System
  • Part 2: Circulatory and Respiratory Systems
  • Part 3: Effects on Memory
  • Part 4: Psychosocial Effects of Epilepsy
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: Treating Epilepsy
  • Part 1: Treating Epilepsy
  • Part 2: Yoga as an Innovative Treatment for Epilepsy
  • Part 3: Prevention
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: Managing Epilepsy
  • Part 1: Living with Epilepsy
  • Part 2: Marriage, Graduation & Career – What Milestones can you Expect to Reach with Epilepsy
  • Part 3: Alternative Treatments
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8: Special Cases
  • Part 1: Rare Side effects
  • Part 2: Summary
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9: The Cost
  • Part 1: The Financial Cost
  • Part 2: The Emotional Cost
  • Part 3: The Patient
  • Part 4: Caregivers
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10: Resources Available
  • Part 1: Support Organisations and Resources
  • Part 2: Social Services
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 10 Assessment
Module 11: Current Research
  • Part 1: Advancements in Epilepsy Research
  • Part 2: Key Areas of Help
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Conclusion
  • Final Assessment

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

With in-depth information and discussion on the effects, treatments, and ways to manage epilepsy, this course is perfect for those with the condition, their family, friends, and caregivers. As well as imbuing an incredible amount of knowledge on the condition itself, the modules on how to cope with the condition as both the patient and the caregiver can be life-changing for those who are struggling.

If you are working in a caring career or would like to work with people with epilepsy. The information found in this course will prove extremely useful in understanding the condition and providing exceptional support to your charges.


The Epilepsy Awareness Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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