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Seizure Education

The Epilepsy Foundation offers a variety of educational training programs to help everyone from school nurses to child care personnel and first responders. Some are accredited training programs and others simply help you better understand how to respond to epilepsy in your profession.

For further information or to arrange training sessions, Contact the Epilepsy Foundation Orange County office at orangecoca@efa.org.

 

School Nurses

Managing Students with Seizures is a continuing education training program designed to provide the school nurse with information, strategies and resources that will enable him/her to better manage the student with seizures by supporting positive treatment outcomes, maximizing educational and developmental opportunities, and ensuring a safe and supportive environment. Nurses can receive continuing education units.

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School Personnel

Classroom teachers, special education teachers, librarians, teacher assistants, school bus drivers, aides, and other staff members or volunteers in grades K-12 can all benefit and can receive continuing education units.

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First Responders

The Foundation offers resources and training to help first responders better understand how to recognize and respond to someone having a seizure.

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Law Enforcement

Law enforcement and correctional officers may encounter people acting confused, having difficulty talking or understanding, or behaving inappropriately. There may be many causes of these symptoms, including seizures and epilepsy. Knowing how to recognize and respond to a person during a seizure is critical for all law enforcement officers.

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Seniors

Seniors & Seizures Training is a continuing education program 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.

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