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TRAINING

Seizure Recognition and First Aid - General Audience

Training Time: 1 hr; can be modified if needed

Seizure Recognition and First Aid is designed to teach the general public basic information about epilepsy. The program identifies and describes the most common types of seizures and dispels many common myths associated with epilepsy. Attendees will learn how to identify seizures and provide appropriate seizure first aid. Training includes a video presentation and handout materials.

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Seizure Recognition and First Aid - School Personnel

Training Time: 45 Minutes

A specific training program designed to train teachers, aides, librarians, bus drivers, staff and general school personnel about epilepsy. The presentation identifies and describes the most common types of seizures seen in a student population. School personnel will be given the information they need to be able to recognize seizures and understand seizure impact on students developmentally and educationally. Participants will also be taught how to respond to seizures with appropriate first aid. Handouts are included and the video portion of each presentation can be adjusted for an elementary or secondary educational institution.

Seizure Training for Childcare Personnel

Training Time: 1 hr; can be modified if needed

The purpose of this training is to provide childcare providers and early childhood educators with information they need to recognize seizures, understand seizure impact on children, and respond with appropriate and safe first aid.  This program is best presented in an hour. The length of the training program can be modified.

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Additional Training

  • Managing Students with Seizures: A Training for School Nurses
  • Seizures After Sixty - Nursing Home, Medical Personnel and Caregivers
  • Take Another Look: Police Response to Seizures and Epilepsy

Please contact us at info@epilepsylouisiana.org for more information on scheduling a training.