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Seizure Training for School Nurses

Epilepsy Foundation New England is offering free, virtual seizure first aid training to school nurses across New England. This is a three-hour course in which registrants can receive 2.75 continuing education credits upon completion. Hosted by EFNE's Community Education Manager, Kristine Binette, and Marissa Bragdon, RN, BSN, CPN. The training will include how to:

  • Identify the most common seizure types in students with epilepsy, potential triggers, and risk factors for seizures and emergencies.
  • Identify ways in which treatment of epilepsy may affect a student’s health, safety, or learning.
  • Apply strategies to alleviate psychosocial challenges relating to epilepsy for students, parents, and school personnel.
  • List first aid steps in helping a student during and after a seizure.
  • Create a Seizure Action Plan for a student with epilepsy using safe practices for medication administration and delegation according to your state’s rules.

 

Event Details:

Date:
Thursday, January 26th, 2023
Time:
4:00 - 7:00 pm

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