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School Nurse Seizure Training (On-Demand)

Managing Students with Seizures: The Importance of School Nurses is a 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.


Course modules include:

  • Seizures and Epilepsy: What are they and how are they treated?
  • Impact of Seizures
  • Seizure First Aid and Rescue Therapies
  • Seizure Action Plans and Delegation Issues.

By completing the course, Managing Students with Seizures, participants will be able to:

  • Identify 2 of the most common seizure types in students with epilepsy, potential triggers, and risk factors for seizures and emergencies.
  • Identify 3 ways in which treatment of epilepsy may affect a student’s health, safety or learning.
  • Apply 2 strategies to alleviate psycho-social challenges relating to epilepsy for students, parents, and school personnel.
  • List 3 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.

How can school nurses access this training?