Seizures -Skills for Health Certified

This online training course covers a wide range of topics relating to seizures within the healthcare industry, such as types of seizures, risk factors and treatment options. The course will take approximately one hour to complete, and at the end of the training there are a number of multiple choice questions based on the course content, which must be answered correctly to pass the course.

Train Healthcare are fully aligned with Skills For Health and have been awarded the Skills for Health ‘Quality Mark’ for our face to face and e-learning training courses.

Course Content:

Definitions of Seizure

What are Seizures?


Causes of seizures

Types of Seizures

Signs & Symptoms

Risk Factors

Treatment Options

Emergency First Aid Interventions

Common Co- Morbidities

Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP)

What is a Syndrome?

Syndromes Associated to Epilepsy

Febrile Seizures

Glossary of Terms


Learning Outcomes:

Define the different types of seizures, their symptoms, causes and risk factors.

Describe the main causes of the epilepsies and triggers of seizures.

Understand the vulnerability to the epilepsies in adults, children and young people with learning disabilities and complex neurological conditions.

Discuss the different epilepsies including absences, the types of seizure and their common associated syndromes.

Have an awareness of risk of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy

Have an awareness of non-epileptic seizures

Have an understanding of Febrile Convulsions


Online assessment