A variety of education programs are offered to provide accurate information about seizures, appropriate first aid techniques, treatment options, and psychosocial issues. All educational services are free of charge.
The Seizure Recognition and First Aid certification training provides information to increase the knowledge, skills and confidence in recognizing seizures and safely administering seizure first aid.
All trainings are conducted virtually from 7-8:15PM using Zoom. Please register by clicking on the links. You will then receive a confirmation email with further instructions.
September 2nd, 2021
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October 4th, 2021
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Seniors & Seizures Training is designed to provide caregivers and staff of adult day care centers, senior centers, long-term facilities, nursing homes, and other senior-serving organizations with strategies to better recognize and respond to seizures among older adults.
Training and resources for First Responders to better understand how to recognize and respond to someone having a seizure. This program can be tailored for EMS or Law Enforcement personnel.
Work Site In Services provides information about epilepsy, proper first aid, and legal concerns to employers and employees.
Alert provides camp counselors and other adults of the camp community information so they can provide a fun and safe camp experience for kids with epilepsy.
We can provide training for an individual or family interested in learning more about epilepsy, types of seizures, or care and comfort first aid to assist someone with epilepsy or other seizure conditions.
The School Nurse Training Program provides up to date information for school nurses regarding medications, treatments, and re-education on the facts about epilepsy.
Seizure Training For School Personnel is an interactive course designed to help promote a positive social and educational environment in schools for students living with epilepsy.
Seizure Training for Child Care Personnel is a program designed specifically for child care providers giving them the necessary information to effectively handle seizures in a day care setting.
Take Charge is an epilepsy awareness program for students in grade K-12 designed to dispel myths and reduce the perceived stigma associated with epilepsy.
Contains information and activities on seizures, epilepsy and seizure first aid. The first aid procedures in the guide reflects the standard of knowledge and current best practices. This information is presented in a format suited for direct training of the public. Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a two-year certification. This training program is available through in person sessions or live webinars through digital platforms.
The awareness program presented today to my second graders by the Epilepsy Foundation was developmentally appropriate, well planned and provided the students with just the right amount of information. The presenter was prepared and knew exactly how to hold the attention of these students. As evidenced by the pre and posttest and especially by the oral answers of the students, they learned a great deal about epilepsy and how to be a supportive friend.
- Teacher/ Take Charge Jr.
I just really wanted to thank you so much. Your visit actually put me at ease.
- Parent/In Home training recipient
Thank you, Monica, for doing the wonderful training for us. We learned a great deal. The day after the training, a student at the middle school had a first-time seizure and the nurse there found the information you had shared at the training to be very helpful in handling this. Thanks again very much.
- School Nurse/ Managing Students with Seizures