Epilepsy Education and Training - Epilepsy Queensland
Helpline:
Regional
1300 852 853

Why Epilepsy Queensland?

We are the beacon of hope for people living with epilepsy throughout Queensland and we have been the peak consumer  body for more than 50 years.  Through our information, support and advocacy services, we understand the challenges of a life turned upside down  by epilepsy and how to support people to live well with the condition. We have been an epilepsy training provider of choice in Queensland and Northern NSW for more than 15 years.

By choosing us you will receive evidenced-based, best practice education and training, delivered by qualified and experienced Epilepsy Educators.  Content is developed by subject matter experts based on the latest contemporary evidence and continuously improved through your feedback as well as clinical and peer review.

Is it meant for me, and what will I learn?

Our education and training can help you to make a huge difference in someone’s life.  Anyone with an interest in understanding epilepsy and it’s interruptions to life can benefit from this training, but specifically we have material designed for:

  • People living with epilepsy and their families and unpaid carers
  • Disability Workers
  • Aged Care Workers
  • Education and Childcare

By attending our training sessions you can expect to learn:

  • An introduction to epilepsy and a life interrupted
  • Seizure recognition and management
  • Triggers and treatment
  • Seizure first aid and emergency situations
  • Administration of Midazolam (theory & practical)

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Scheduled Sessions

We have a regular schedule of training in Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast and virtually (regional and remote) for people living with epilepsy and their families as well as for organisations. You can book up to 5 places per family / organisation.  If you need more than 5 spaces – speak to us about a tailored session

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Tailored to your team

At your place or ours, or even virtually – we will tailor the training for your team and the environment you operate in.

This option is great for

  • Educators
  • Disability Support
  • Aged Care
  • Child Care
  • Workplaces

The training can be our standard offering or tailored specifically to an individual’s management plan(s)

E-Learning Solutions

Epilepsy Smart Australia, in partnership with six epilepsy service providers from every state and territory in Australia is delighted to launch Epilepsy Smart Learning. 

Epilepsy Smart Learning is a new online education and training platform through which we aim to equip you to better understand and support the needs of people living with epilepsy, ensuring a safe and inclusive environment for them.  This is all part of our aim to create an Epilepsy Smart Australia.

The new platform enables users to have an improved learning experience.  It allows fast, easy and flexible access to the course modules in a self-managed learning environment enabling people to complete it anywhere, any time and at their own pace.

Our training programs have been developed with the collective knowledge of a range of experts from around Australia who are leaders in the sector, making us the leading provider of high-quality epilepsy training in Australia.

This knowledge is translated into easy-learning modules that are up-to-date, engaging and easy to understand, enhancing learning and retention of information.

From $129 per person

FREE for people living with epilepsy and their immediate families (contact us directly to find out how)

Starting from $1265 for up to 15 people virtually

Starting at as little as $50 per module per person

“Best course I ever did! I feel so much more confident since completing it. It was nice to feel educated and in control. So proud of myself and Mitch. We feel more prepared for the future in case anything unexpected happened to me, someone we know or a stranger.” – Samantha

“I would highly recommend this workshop to everyone. I found it highly informative and gave me a greater understanding of epilepsy.” – Weeroona Gympie team member

To learn more, please contact our Living Well team on 1300 852 853 or email livingwell@epilepsyqueensland.com.au
Epilepsy Queensland