Epilepsy and Seizure First Aid

Monday, October 1, 2018
6:30 pm8:30 pm
Child Care Council of Dutchess and Putnam, Inc., 70 Overocker Rd., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

In this training, you will learn about epilepsy and seizures, the prevalence and risk factors of them, the most common seizure types and how to recognize them (including video examples). Learn how to respond with appropriate first aid to different seizure types and how to recognize seizure emergencies. Treatment options, social and emotional impacts of epilepsy, and how to create a supportive environment for individuals with epilepsy will also be discussed. Tools will be provided to assist providers in planning individualized seizure response and documenting seizure activity.

Trainer: Erica DeNicola-Scher, MS, Health Educator
Epilepsy Foundation of Northeastern New York, Inc.

The cost of this workshop is $20 partner, $25 non-partner.
OCFS topics covered include: nutrition and health.

This workshop is appropriate for all modalities.