Training & Education
Training For Success Pre-employment Training
Epilepsy Ireland runs a pre-employment course at the Sligo Institute of Technology, called 'Training for Success'. It is designed for young people who have difficulty in finding or keeping a job because of issues directly related to their epilepsy. The programme is funded through FAS introduces young people to employment, training and educational opportunities.
Administration of Buccal Midazolam
Training in the administration of buccal midazolam is now being provided by Epilepsy Ireland to health professionals. The training is the first of its kind in Ireland and is in response to a need identified by health professionals.
To find out more about the course, click here
For upcoming training dates and for further information, please click here.
Epilepsy Awareness Training
Epilepsy Ireland provides Epilepsy Awareness training for organisations dealing with people with epilepsy. For further information please contact your regional office, contact details are available in the Regional News section.
Epilepsy Awareness Training covers important questions such as:
What is Epilepsy ?
A look at the facts concerning the condition as opposed to some of the commonly held misconceptions.
What is a Seizure ?
Epilepsy is a condition that is unique to each individual. This section looks at the major classifications of seizures.
Do's and Don'ts
This section looks at the things people should/should not do if they are in a situation where a person has a seizure.