Coordinated School Health Program

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 Managing Students with Seizures: 
A Training for School Nurses

Managing Students with Seizures is an accredited 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.

 

This FREE  online training program is divided into three modules designed to assist the school nurse in learning to effectively manage seizures in a school environment.  Upon completion of the three modules, the school nurse will receive 3.2 CNE Contact Hours. 

 

To Access the Online Training:  

1. Click "Take Online Training" Button Below
2. Login or create a user profile
3. Take the Pre-Survey (required for CNE)
4. Complete the free training!

 

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Seizure Training for School Personnel

The Seizure Training for School Personnel program provides teachers and other school personnel with the information needed to recognize seizures, respond with appropriate first aid, and understand the impact seizures have on students. It is for elementary, middle, and secondary school staff, including teachers, administrators, cafeteria workers, security guards, custodians, or anyone else that will come in contact with students.

School personnel who complete the program and score an 80% or better on the test that follows can earn 0.1 ANSI/IACET Continuing Education Units, or 0.1 Category I Continuing Education contact hours for Certified Health Education Specialists through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

This training is available either in the classroom setting or online.  To schedule a live training please contact Elizabeth Ortiz by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or by phone at (210) 653-5353.   To take the online 60 minute training, or to print a flyer to give to your school administrators click link below.   

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Seizures and You: Take Charge of the Facts

This epilepsy awareness program and curriculum has been designed to educate teens and tweens ages 11-18. This evidence based program focuses on basic seizure recognition & first aid, and can be completed in one 45 minute class period. The training meets Health Education Standards 4 & 5 of the National Education Standards for Middle and High Schools. This program has educated over 20,000 students in middle and high schools annually.  To learn more to to schedule a training contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

 

 

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Because You Are My Friend

This training program is designed to raise awareness about epilepsy by educating elementary age children through the use of flip charts, “seizure buddies”, story time, and videos. The training teaches children about epilepsy and first aid in an age appropriate format.

For more information about this training program or to request a training for your school or daycare, contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.