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Managing Students with Seizures Training

Training for school nurses in Colorado Springs

Mar 2, 2008
10:20am

Contact: Marcee Peterson, Program Manager
                Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado
                marcee@epilepsycolorado.org
                303.377.9774

The Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado will be holding a school nurse training on April 4, 2008 in Colorado Springs.

“Managing Students with Seizures” is a training designed for school nurses. A pediatric neurologist and a registered nurse will present information about how to manage students with seizure disorders. 

The participants will learn:

  • The impact of seizures on learning and behavior
  • Current treatment options and their side effects
  • Simple strategies for creating a more positive and supportive environment
  • Critical issues related to medication administration and delegation
  • Key components of seizure action plan
  • Appropriate first aid for all seizure types
  • The essential elements of seizure training for school personnel
  • Steps you can take now to help maximize educational and developmental opportunities for students with seizures
  • Includes 3.2 ceu's through NASN

 

 

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