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)
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
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
- Disability Support
- Aged Care
- Child Care
The training can be our standard offering or tailored specifically to an individual’s management plan(s)
Get the knowledge you need at your own pace via our Epilepsy Smart Australia e-learning solutions. A excellent option for anyone who needs the flexibility of self-paced training. Our E-learning courses are specially designed for
- PLWE and their families
- Aged Care
- Disability Care
From $115 per person
FREE for people living with epilepsy and their immediate families (contact us directly to find out how)
Starting from $1150 for upto 15 people virtually
Starting at as little as $33 per module
“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